Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Song that is Your Story

A number of years ago I was at a concert. About halfway through, the stage went dark. A few minutes later, a spotlight came up, illuminating Paul McCartney. He was sitting on a stool, holding an acoustic guitar. I took a … Continue reading

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Untying the Knot

Your main character has just triumphed, or perhaps, if you are writing a tragedy, the heartwrenching climax of the story has occured. Regardless, that moment your protagonist has been moving toward since page one has just happened. You have skillfully navigated your … Continue reading

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When does it become real for you?

This post is a question for writers. There is an interesting part of writing a novel that I have long been curious about. I hope some will respond. You have an idea for a story. Maybe you’ve outlined the story, written a pitch, … Continue reading

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