Tag: Writing a novel

All’s well that Ends Well

In critiquing a story for one of my groups, I was reminded of the importance of a good ending. I’m a firm believer that the last emotion you leave the audience with is very important. It is what they will remember when they walk out of the theater or finish […]

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THE END – Now the work begins

This past week, I finally finished novelizing the first of my steampunk trilogy screenplays.  It took about nine or ten months to do.  I originally thought I would finish in November, but then my day job started kicking my posterior. This isn’t a vomit draft, a first draft where you […]

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My Fifteen Minutes of Fame

I spent this weekend at the West Coast Writers Conference – virtually.  It was a new experience for all of us.  There were a few technical glitches, but it all went pretty well.  There was a lot to learn.  I’m going to be going over my notes for weeks. It […]

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20,000 words (and one Star Destroyer) under the belt.

Tonight I am finishing my ten straight days away from work.  It was a great vacation.  I didn’t go anywhere, there’s no where to go right now.  But I got up late every day, wrote and reached my goal of 20,000 words!  I’m at 41,917 words, to be exact.  This […]

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