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 […]
Favorite editing comment ever: “Fifty Shades of Awkward”
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 […]
Today, I’d planned this whole ceremonial thing where I’d take down the story boards for the first standalone erotic romance. Yeah, no. Editor is saying “Not so fast, missy.” Harumph. I freakin’ hate it when she’s right all the time.