I’m am making analogies again?! “M” is for “moron” today

A line from my novel…

“It’s like putting tomato sauce on potatoes when all we have is chicken for dinner…..”

“‘Charles’ is talking to the ocean again.”

Reality? While out on my walk today with my son, I asked him this: “What is wind anyways?”

Eh. Probably just the start of many rhetorical questions to come between him and I.

 

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Pronouns? ACK! One thing at a time please!

Pronouns? Publishers? Literary Agents?…this is what happens when ‘you’ become ‘I’ never knowing that ‘I’ was ‘you’ in the first place. So where does that place ‘me?’ Huh? Oh, I don’t  care. Checking my spelling and grammatical errors is different enough.

I am beyond “putting together 5 years of writing.” Now just need to, “one thing at a time.”

Proper format for submission to publisher or literary agent?

How to trust your literary agent? Or find one that you trust?

Tighten up a synopsis for sending!

one thing at a time can be overwhelming! Any synonyms for wait? I have been done with analogies for quite some time now.

Handling? Verbiage? Didn’t I spell that correctly? Rather, did I spell that correctly?

Context is not the same as content. a book is not a word problem

if you want to read my blog ask someone who sees me all the time or has my number what the link is

mo  I don’t follow your blog because I don’t know the link

is a link the same as a URL? Are either a link or url the same as a website  or a wepage?

 

Maybe you want me following your blog  realistically I think you are crazy or driving me crazy because if I wanted to see your blog I would ask someone I see or someone I know that knows you for the link. Etc, etc , etc

 

A Post about Pests: Ants, Fleas and Feast-Eating Bugs. ( not a pro at responding or linking things yet)

I was “responding” to the daily post, unfortunately I still do not have internet at home, therefore I haven’t “mastered” how to link stuff from one source to the next, etc  For those of you “busy” and not a “pro” at website development, “ya’ll” could probably relate

try and stop trying to build ANYTHING in a day  that goes for “men” and “women”  especially for those of you “trying” to support or liberate woman from being pushed down  it just pushes us down more

“Yo, Peace is back by popular demand,” said THE WRITER who is writing on this blog  That person would be me  write me if you want      For those of you whom have viewed, liked or commented on my posts, I am looking forward to checking out your stuff too.

 

 

 

Scratch that! I meant “Proof Read.” Everyone’s a critic.

I have the hardest time finding the “correct” or “right” term or word for given things/situations.

It seems like at the moment, if I don’t use the “right” word, everything is taken out of context even more so that it already was.

Not to bring up politics – that is not the subject of the book I have written, but I must admit that I have a bit of empathy for President Donald Trump. He seems like he is also jumped on for using the “wrong words” or “incorrect terms” for things.

Final read through and edit!

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. Since then I have cleaned up my five years of writing and have roughly 300-320 pages to show for it. I never could have imagined that a mess of notebooks and journals would turn into 300 plus pages with chapters and headings.

Still have aways to go. I need to resolve comments and might need to move a few things around. Then comes the hard part, getting someone to actually want to read it.

If anyone is actually reading this, I will try and post again sooner in between posts.

Tightening up my dialogue-some things I’ve learned

So, I have been working through my writing, tightening up and “fixing” the dialogue. I’ve been having problems finding other words (the right verb) for “says” or “explains” or “thinks.” I read through some things online and here’s what I found.

There is something called “constructed speech dialogue”, “unintroduced” dialogue, and direct and indirect speech.

I didn’t even consider the type of dialogue that appears like this within the text: and he was like, “did I do this correctly?” Or I’m like, “are you ready to go?” This type of dialogue is represented by this formula: “be” + “like” = “say”  it represents the kind of thing a character would be saying or thinking. I think I used to talk this way. For all I know I still do.

My writing over these last 5 years has been an adventure. Putting together and sorting out certain portions of it and constructing the dialogue is tedious but important for the characters to portray emotions and visualize the setting/situation for the reader.