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Archive for August 24th, 2011

Back on Track

Final Word Count: August 23, 2011- 1,234 (3 half pages); 1 journal page

I took C.B. Wentworth’s advice and revisited the part where things started going screwy and the pieces started falling into place. There was no more forcing anything. I flew through the story and the questions of how to advance the story solved themselves. And the biggest tell that I was on the wrong path? The boy character, Charles never showed up.

Oh don’t you worry, I have plans for him but not right now. I have to get her settled in her new town then the characters I’ve introduced int he beginning will show up again and Charles will make his grand appearance. I know, I know, it’s a lot to do and i have a crazy amount of work to do but I look at it this way- it’s my own showdown/gunfight. I can do it but it’ll be tough.

I feel like I’m back on track and all is not lost. It’s not over for another week.

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Who Knew?

As a little side note, I found the “I Write Like” writing analyzer listed in C.B. Wentworth’s blogroll so out of curiosity, I tried it out.

I write like
J. D. Salinger

I Write Like by Mémoires, journal software. Analyze your writing!

Phew. No pressure, San. Seriously. No pressure.

I’m not familiar with his work (I know… how could I have made it through high school without reading The Catcher in the Rye?) What do you think?

 

I plugged in some other random pieces and got the following: Cory Doctorow, H.P. Lovecraft, David Foster Wallace, Dan Brown and Margaret Atwood.

Phew.

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