Like that one guy said: Good writers borrow, great writers steal. Welcome to the place where all things have been lifted, looted, and otherwise pilfered…Remember, possession is 9/10s of the law.
My writers group, The Underground Writing Project, wrote what we call a ’round’ story. Basically, we each took turns writing a chapter and so on and so on until we reached the end. Lather, rinse, repeat. In a seemingly unrelated topic: literature classes bring up the question… Continue Reading “The Influence and How It, Well, Influences”
The idea was to read the round-story (I guess we should call it the Round Novel now, because there’s a lot to it at this point) and then finish in a brilliant flash of writing. As I was going through the story, however, I… Continue Reading “My brilliant plan is brilliantly redacted–”
I didn’t do too bad in March. Got some queries together and off. Got some new pages written–not as much as I wanted, but enough because it helped keep me from going insane while the queries were doing their thing (and they still are,… Continue Reading “April Goals, March Sum-up”
Last night was Ali’s big thesis critique, and judging from her blog I think she thinks it didn’t go so well. So I think that maybe I didn’t get something across that I meant to. She put a lot of work into those revisions–the… Continue Reading “Revision…it’s the pits”
Our round story is progressing nicely. We have a large quantity of pages and a lot of schtuff that happens. Right now it’s my turn and I think I’ve decided what I wanna do–probably a good thing since it’s due tomorrow. However, I plan… Continue Reading “Round Story Action Time”