Packaging The Story – Blurb? Huh?

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Packaging The Story – Blurb?  Huh?

Remember Dust Jackets?

Read about finishing scene styling.

In the age of Kindle, when did we last wander through a library, or a book store, with hard back books? Did those plastic book covers, adorned with cover art, title, and author’s name, catch your eye?

Were you sufficiently intrigued to open it, read the description, and continue on to the back cover? On paperbacks, you might have turned to the back cover.. On e-books, click Read More.

We sometimes call them blurbs.

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Revising – Trimming Scenes – Finished – Wooo Hooo

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Revising – Trimming Scenes – Finished – Wooo Hooo

Just…one…more…snip

Read about trimming scenes.

Read about trimming scenes.

A week after setting out to align character styles in the remaining scenes, I stared at the enter key. Then, with baited breath, I ran the script against the final character in the final scene, and…nothing popped up.

Nineteen scenes. One week.

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Revising Characters – Third Side of Romance Triangle

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Revising Characters

Third Side of Romance Triangle

Writing The Girl Friend Vs The Other Woman

Read about completing the MC’s arc with the other woman.

Finally, we get to the fun part of the romance triangle…her vs the other her. We’ve all seen these, or experienced a couple, to know understand their workings, and ways to write them. One wants to keep their property. The other wants to take it away. And, depending on our story structure, we cast them as both good, bad, or one of each.

And I’m leaning toward the other woman maybe getting her man…if she wants him.

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Revising Characters – Second Side of Romance Triangle

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Revising Characters

Second Side of Romance Triangle

Writing the MC vs His Girl Friend

Read about completing the MC’s arc with his current girl friend.

How do we approach the other woman? She might be a beady-eyed conniver intent on destroying a marriage…an unwilling recipient of unwanted attentions from the guy…or, maybe they both suffered bad luck until their chance for true happiness occurs…or, whether they both drift into it, trying to avoid it, but, nevertheless, become involved.

I selected the last…something that crept up on them. Surprised, they struggle to master their emotions.

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