Tag: crisis

  • Stuck in the Middle: Or, singing the rewrite blues

    Once upon a time, my rewrites were going GREAT! I mean, things were just ticking along as quickly as they could, and some of the scenes I discovered – even I liked them! I raced towards the midpoint and then … And then I hit the big ol’ midpoint wall. I’m not sure what I…

  • Crisis and Catharsis: Or, Just Keep Writing, You’re On Your Way

    It’s been a heck of a wonky-week. I’ve been reading new craft books, and testing out a new potential CP. CP looks terrific, but both the books and the CP delievered the news (unintentionally, both of them) that what I was taking for subtly is just lack of clarity. Oh, and the plotting isn’t working…