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Know Which Darlings to Kill

Know Which Darlings to Kill

I follow @smoulderingsea on Twitter, and every once in a while he tosses out some sharp, smart¬†#editortips. A recent one went something like “if it doesn’t have anything to do with your story, it doesn’t matter how you love it.

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It CAN’T Be That Easy

So you know I’ve been poking at structure lately. Tonight mostly as a lark, (to look as if I were doing something) I started poking at working out a plot for Kolya. I started free-form. Just…writing things down as they

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Wednesday

Not much to say tonight. Just don’t want to lose the habit of blogging often, since it’s taken me so long to work back to it. Experimented with using tarot cards for plotting. Didn’t get far, since I don’t know

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Stupid Plot Tricks

Quoting from this site: A plot doesn’t have to be new. It just has to be new to the reader. In fact, it doesn’t even have to be new to the reader. It just has to get past him. (It

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