Words and Numbers 14
Posted on January 30, 2012
Did you ever have a dream right before you woke up? I did and put it on a file card. Cranked up the laptop and hit it. Got 1800 words out. The story is working its way out. An outline would be nice but I think I’ll pants this one. The character develops along with the story. I don’t know how long it will be, but I’ll go until I run out of story.
Jan 29: Thomas Paine, revolutionary, lost his head in France; W.C. Fields, a master of juggling and words; Paddy Chayefsky, master of words and satire.
Jan 30 Franklin D. Roosevelt; got us through the War and Archie Bunker’s nemesis; Barbara Tuchman, historian.
Some non required reading, unless you’ve got an inquiring mind: