Tag Archives: dinosaurs

A COMPLETE STORY IN 3:08 MINUTES

Everyone says you need to read, read, read to understand how story works.  While this is true, sometimes you just need to give 3:08 minutes of your undivided attention.  [Warning:  Contains graphic scenes.] I was turned on to this video … Continue reading

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THE SPEED OF STORY

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The speed of story is how long it takes for an idea to become a first draft. Let’s say you type 30 words per minute.  It stands to reason that you should be able to produce 5,000 words in about … Continue reading

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THE SECRET LIVES OF DINOSAURS

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Before we get too far afield, I wanted to address the word count widget and the accountability I hope it brings with all its dinosaur goodness. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote:  ” The goal is 16 consecutive 3,000-word-days. … Continue reading

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THE END OF THE ENDLESS SUMMER

I woke up this morning with the song “Love Remains the Same,” by Gavin Rossdale in my head.  The melody followed me into the bathroom, back to the bedroom, and into the rest of my day where I discovered that, … Continue reading

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