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by JudyinBoston
March 4th, 2011, 7:09 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What medium - techno or old school?
Replies: 31
Views: 8700

Re: What medium - techno or old school?

Way back when God was a boy and I was a sophomore in high school, I began writing first drafts of essays, themes and term papers using a typewriter. The transition to the computer and word processing software was relatively seamless. As a result of never writing anything except a few scribbles here ...
by JudyinBoston
February 26th, 2010, 7:08 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Does your MS go up or down in size?
Replies: 36
Views: 9407

Re: Does your MS go up or down in size?

My MS always has to be cut. Sometimes drastically. I had a writing teacher once (Michael Levin) who said that it was always easier to cut than to add. I write everything I can think to, and then prune, usually 5000-10000 words. Of course, that hurts. Ouch!
by JudyinBoston
January 16th, 2010, 5:59 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: The good, meaty inner-conflict stuff was taken
Replies: 3
Views: 1015

Re: The good, meaty inner-conflict stuff was taken

Thanks Terry! Somehow the plots have sparked any agents/publishers interest. Meanwhile, I've left computer crime and adultery behind and am writing a "woman in jeopardy" (femjep) book. Also meaty inner-conflict. Have to get it right one of these days.

J.
by JudyinBoston
January 14th, 2010, 11:18 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: The good, meaty inner-conflict stuff was taken
Replies: 3
Views: 1015

The good, meaty inner-conflict stuff was taken

Have you ever done anything in your writing that you thought was so clever and that turned out to be so incredibly stupid? Yup. That’s me. About a million years ago, when I decided to write a mystery, I looked around and all the good, meaty, inner conflict stuff was taken. Drugs, booze, sleeping aro...