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by owlandsparrow
February 3rd, 2010, 8:44 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Lost - Possible Spoilers!
Replies: 261
Views: 57409

Re: Lost - Possible Spoilers!

My conclusion is that the "Flashsideways" are in a separate reality, as opposed to an alternate one (like bethsbooks mentioned earlier in the thread). Juliet said "It didn't work" to Sawyer, but dead Juliet said (to Miles) "It worked." I think both are true. I'm guessing the point of this is to expe...
by owlandsparrow
January 15th, 2010, 10:32 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Hand vs. Type
Replies: 24
Views: 3695

Re: Hand vs. Type

I'm a newly converted hand-writer, though I'm not opposed to writing on the computer. One day, inspired by a friend who wrote her entire manuscript by hand, I decided to try it...and I LOVED it! Like many of the computer-only people on here, my initial thoughts were a) this is going to hurt, b) this...
by owlandsparrow
January 15th, 2010, 9:49 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: How Do You Revise
Replies: 9
Views: 1486

Re: How Do You Revise

My method is a mix of all of these. I'm a spreadsheet/highlight-loving/index card/bulletin board kind of girl. Like Susan, I read through the draft first and make notes along the way, keeping an eye out for all things scene-related (i.e. Is it a scene? Does it fit? Should it be cut/moved? Keep it li...
by owlandsparrow
January 15th, 2010, 9:35 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Obvious villain is obvious?
Replies: 6
Views: 1286

Re: Obvious villain is obvious?

Hillsy, I love this advice - great idea. Thank you! And Nick, I see from the dates it's been a while since you posted this question - how has your dilemma evolved since then? Any progress with fixing it, or renewed faith that it doesn't need fixing after all?

by owlandsparrow
January 14th, 2010, 7:05 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Scissors
Replies: 0
Views: 834


I am afraid of scissors. Not just any scissors, though — only the kind of scissors found in the hand of an insecure, inexperienced hairdresser who pretends he knows how to cut curly hair until two hours later, when he comes back crying with an instructor over the mess he's obviously made. Those kind...