Monthly Archives: March 2018
HEADLINE: “Jeff Sessions Puts Death Penalty In Play” . You can’t “put the death penalty in play”. It’s not a puck, dropped onto the table for morons to bat around in a life-and-death game of air-hockey. . You can stupidly forget that this isn’t a theocracy of morons, but a democracy in which the DP […]
Write write write . . Edit edit edit . . Got lost lost lost . . Need a roadmap… map… map…
Fine Tuning Once you are confident that your characters, plot, structure, and pacing are working, you can dig into the smaller details. At this stage, make sure that your timeline works and your setting hangs together. Create calendars and maps to keep track of when things happen and where people go. Then polish, polish, polish.
It’s a never-ending book… this month is simply focused on a line-by line reading, note-taking, redacting, revising to match errors, and tracking invented truths It’s 82 chapters of 315,000 words of saga broken down into consumable bites both 80,000 words in length and sub-sected about 2000 per chapter (164,000 [2 units]). I’d like to come […]
Staying off Facebook for Lent has been one of the most frustrating things I’ve done…
“Our true worth does not consist in what human beings think of us. What we really are consists in what God knows us to be.” — St. John Berchmans
How far does light travel in a year? (How far is a light year?) 10 trillion kilometers (6 trillion miles) hmmm