December 21st, 2010

The Cloud Roads

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Most of the presents are wrapped. All the things not yet clean. I need to go to the store and get a bunch of food.

Still clunking along on the rewrite of the five chapters I had to dump. I think I figured out another section of plot. One reason I don't outline if I can avoid it is that I can figure out plot, but I can't tell if it's going to work or not until I actually start writing it. In the two books I had to outline in advance (the SGA novels) I came up with detailed action scenes that worked in theory but not in execution, basically. With the fantasy novels, even plotting just a few chapters ahead, I can't always tell if it's going to work until I get there.

Some links:

MySanAntonio.com: Holland Taylor's play on Ann Richards has hoot and heart I saw this play on the first night in Galveston, and can't recommend it highly enough.

From maryrobinette: A Muppet Outtake Real This was hilarious! And oh, Jim Henson, I still miss him.

Like this one from CoolVibe: Port Sunset