Tag: endings

Revision of Ending Complete, Or, be thankful for pushers

Revision of Ending Complete, Or, be thankful for pushers

Photo by Rae Grimm (bloodylery) After much gnashing of teeth and hair pulling and Funyun consumption, I finally strapped myself down in a chair and got some emotions out people. Lord, was that hard. As I blogged yesterday in Struggling with Revising the End, this […]

Struggling with Revising the End

Struggling with Revising the End

Earlier this week I blogged about Why I’m Happy My Mom Hates the Ending… because it means she’d been emotionally engaged enough to be totally pissed at me for flubbing the ending. Now I know why I flubbed it. Endings are hard. Writing emotions is hard. Both […]

Why I’m Happy My Mom Hates the Ending…

Why I’m Happy My Mom Hates the Ending…

So, my mom is not your typical your-work-is-wonderful-dear kind of reader, which I’m happy about. I made the mistake of having her read a first draft, though, of an earlier work, and boy was that rough. It was good, but rough. Rough in the sense of […]