Tag Archives: character motivation

Since Last Time

Work I’ve gotten done since last time: Title: Free Souls Chapter in Play: Part 2, Chapter 12 Beginning Word Count: 91,923 Period’s Ending Word Count: 92,049 Oh, the joys of growing as a writer! Or should that be, “the pains”? … Continue reading

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Too Bad I Ain’t Doing This for the Money

More thinking, more critique forum input, more thinking again about my problem-child chapters in my work-in-revision Free Souls. One reason they’re weak, I’ve decided, is because they’re trying to answer the wrong question.  I’d had my main character verbalize it as … Continue reading

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Re: The Previous Post (Chapter 43)–Spoiler Alert?

It took me over two weeks to extrude Chapter 43 of my work-in-revision, Free Souls.  It took that long to do the research, to get facts and dates and locations right, or as right as I can make them short of … Continue reading

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Filling in the Gaps

Oh, gosh, this writing bug is deadly. When I found and reread the manuscript of my 1983 novel Free Souls I determined it would need some editing and revisions before I posted it online.  One of the biggest issues was … Continue reading

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