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Novels - Too Many Works in Progress

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Right now I've counted up to ten novels in progress and I still have a few more. So I've decided to take a course to see how it's going. Not sure what extactly I can do with all of them. The thing is that I wrote primarily for fun and for myself but now I'm thinking ok maybe I can revamp all this stuff and self publish. There are the why and why nots?Where do I start? What do I do? Are they any good? Well, I biased so I'll say yes. Oh dear.I'm currently in a workshop situation so I may just think it over. It's just a few changes here and there. Rewriting chapters. So need to think about that one. Getting plots in place and starting a writing habit. I have enough distance from most so I guess I can just start at some point.They are all romance tryouts. So I'll look at the work and think about it. It's exciting in a way. The Sexy Black man is done.However I still feel I could be writing a little more. I just need to get my goals aligned with everythi…

Save The Cat: Sexy Blackman The Novella

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So I banged on about Save The Cat for my novella well, it's complete but with a few holes. It's not the romantic story I thought it would be. It's also a long than I thought so I've decided to leave it for a while and then come back to tackle it. So editing and rewriting. I'm also planning out the next one. I hope it will be good. Posted with Blogsy

Save The Cat Method: My Novel/Novella

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I've just read through my rough draft and I like it. It's fairly predictable in some parts but I don't think that's a bad thing since it's genre romance. I think right now it do I strictly follow the Save The Cat methology or do I just do my own thing. I'm also not sure how long it will be, right now I'm going for Novella lengths but who know it just depends on how many words are generated. The thing is, even when I used to paint with numbers I also got a little bored and decided to do something different. The problem with my story is that I think it needs to be cut and then developed. I also need to make some changes.I am fully aware that Save The Cat is for scripts and me being me I've skipped chapters one to three and started on chapter four which is where the structure is 'the beat sheet'.Now that I have a rough draft do I horne it to the formular/beat sheet or do I do my own thing? Also bearing in mind this is a screen writing book and not w…

National November Writing Month - What's in it for you?

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Apart from the nice fluffy feeling that you can acheive a 50 thousand word novel in a month, set a goal and acheive it, what do you get? Well apart from the normal ego there is a good reason to do it. Discounted software. A better reason to win or complete the goal you get half price off some well known writing software. Scrivener and Storist.Merely writing a novel under pressure with a bunch of strangers, sorry fellow writers doesn't do it for me. But the fact that a Loved Family Member (LFM) has promised to give me their Air Mac when they done with it, has given me an good incentive. Yes, I'm using the pural, whatever.Purely mencanary view and I feel bad though I don't know why is that I can get Storist and Sceiver for half price if LFM does pass it down. If fact LFM usauslly give me cast offs which are much treasured and used for years.Last year I did take part and finish a novel called Deanna and managed to claim 50% of a PC based Scrivener. I use Storist in my iPAd …

Update of Saving Kendra

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You know what, I'm not sure what I'm doing with that novel called Saving Kendra. Its complete and on ice for the moment. I took time out from the online writing community/workshop I am a member of (Scribophile) and decided just to roll with it. I was pleased with the end results. A few twists, lots of tears and some type of ending. However going forward I'm still not sure how to proceed. I've taken off Scribophile because again I'm don'ty want to workshop it without knowing where it's going. It's currently unedited about 140k words so I need to cut off at least 40k words. Easy enough but there is also thinking of what to cut and who. Still I love the story. I really do. It's a good story, interesting and quirky. A family members says I do quirky well. The main story also developed into Noah's story so that was interesting from my point. Kendra didn't do much more - she was still her normal self but Noah dominated. However in rewrites I'…

Nearly completed first draft of Saving the Cat Novel - Just Final Image left.

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Yay! I'm nearly done to the first draft of my Saving The Cat - structure Novel. This is awesome - see the words I'm using now. Really, it's a great feeling I just need a few more words and I'm in the reading stage. It is a very raw draft so I'm sure yet.
The end came up a bit blurrr but I think I'll change that. So do they end up together? I don't know. It's fun to say the least and refreshing I'm about to do this in this time frame.
A question posed by the online writing community/workshop I belong to (Scribophile) was did I want to hit a dead line or did I want a good book. Both I guess but I won't know until I've tried out.
Right now I've figured out my theme. I'm using the image of sexy black man in the pool. Yum. Let's roll with this.
Oh, just the normal compemtoary romance with a lot of sex. A family member says I write quirky books - yeah, I get board so alway have some screwed up theme going on. But I'm handing on …

New erotic series using Save The Cat

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Disclaimer - I know I can't spell. I know my grammer is appalling. Whatever let's roll with this sh*t.

This is picture of sexy black man in a pool from http://yoy50.wordpress.com/ The kinda looks like one of my heros. Yes!
Okay so I'm gonna try and write a series using the Blake Synder Save The Cat template. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know it's for screen writing but who cares. Not me. So I've a delicious set of fine men, some crazy scenerios with plenty of fucking. Oh yeah, no love making or sex. Just plain up fucking so I'm excited to see if I can realise the concept from beginning to end.

As for my other novel well, let's just say I'm not really sure where it is going genre wise. I've got a series planned with that too. Three standalones but I still need to place it as within the market. So though I love it but I'm not sure where it goes. Is it worth editing?

It is because it's about three high power couples and each book goes one step darker…