Re: HOW do people ever write books?
- From: "Hobart Floyt" <AlacrityFitzhugh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 6 Sep 2006 21:04:19 -0400
"Allison Turner-" <betonica@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
That anyone might actually write something *longer* is a
truly frightening concept. I don't know how they do it.
Practice. I guess I do it all the time with the evil audit
reports. My method is three drafts. First draft: just write
everything within the planned "scope". Second draft:
organize and edit ruthlessly. Third draft: edit and rewrite
for readability. Put draft in drawer for a few days and
do something else. Then proofread it and make it "pretty".
The dippy writers and producers of the "re-imagined"
_Battlestar Galactica_ pretty much confessed at Worldcon
that they had "no plan" and where just making it up
as they went along. I suspected as much when I wrote
a review last year elsewhere stating the characters
were wandering around in search of a plot...
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