Where You Least Expect It

FAQ Day! Q: Why does it take so long to write an episode?A: I can show you part of the reason. I spent most of my weekend staring at this: That’s one corner of the storyboard wall where I keep track of characters and conflicts. It’s weird, but sometimes it helps to be able to stand up, pace, and physically move pieces and parts around. And all of this so that no one can say “I totally knew that would happen.” (I can’t show the rest of the storyboard because someone *cough* HUSBAND *cough* wrote something lewd over to the right in black permanent marker.) Another reason for the lulls between… Read More

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Snip Snip Snip

Today, I’m working on book 5, and feeling petulant because I have to cut word-count pretty substantially, and some of my favorite bits have to go. Here’s one. *sigh* —— “She’s got her own observer, right?” Thomas asked. [Undisclosed character] spoke up. “Yup.” “Josh?” “Nope. He’s in Virginia or something.” “I wonder what they’ll call it once he leaves.”—– Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

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