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by michael_villo
March 24th, 2011, 1:37 am
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Darker is the Memory [Gritty/Crime/Contemporary]
Replies: 1
Views: 2439

Darker is the Memory [Gritty/Crime/Contemporary]

I know a lot of this is back story for the main character but seeing how it ties in so well with the actual plot I couldn't just omit it. Anyway, it's actually a lot more complex] since I have back stories for each of Bernard's friends and pretty much every one else in the book. Since I'm trying to ...
by michael_villo
March 24th, 2011, 12:53 am
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Basic plot outline
Replies: 3
Views: 4277

Re: Basic plot outline

You probably want to investigate more into Walter's disdain for Wall Street and its traders. I certainly know that a lot of people see them as greedy but I think he needs a stronger emotional dislike of them in order for this to work. Perhaps Joe Hayward specifically has a past in this little town a...
by michael_villo
October 24th, 2010, 3:12 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Editing... is a nightmare.
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Editing... is a nightmare.

I've been writing sparingly for the past year finally counting to roughly 50,000 words so far. The thing is... a good majority of it is in three separate notebooks hand written. Then there's the other half of it which is scattered in various word documents with file names that are pretty vague. Top ...
by michael_villo
October 24th, 2010, 2:39 am
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 612
Views: 187607

Re: The Introduction Thread

Just found Nathan's blog today. After just browsing a few of his posts I figured out what my novel is missing and I'm working on it right now actually.

Anyway, I'm here.