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POINT A

TOOK THE DAY OFF WORK TO WRITE. HAD NO NOTES, NO IDEAS, NO CHARACTERS WHISPERING IN MY EAR ABOUT HOW MUCH THEY NEEDED TO GET OUT OF MY HEAD AND ONTO THE PAGE. STARTED WITH ZERO AND HERE'S WHAT CAME OUT:

You tell yourself that you’re just taking a drive to clear your head. You…

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Added by Nick Lawless on January 27, 2008 at 12:28am — 1 Comment

HEREAFTER still haunts me...

So I'm into my conversion of EL REY from script to novel form, hoping to iron out the kinks in the story whilst doing so, and my imagination stalls on me, taking me back in time to the not-so-salad-days of HEREAFTER, a story I wrote when I was feeling pretty low and overdosing on Dashiell Hammett/Clive Barker. I'm chalking this moment up to just being another angle of attack from the demon known as Procrastination (kind of like blogging), but I couldn't help getting lost in that story again…

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Added by Nick Lawless on September 3, 2007 at 12:38am — No Comments

The last days of The Last Days of El Rey

Well, I'm finally at the end of this monster. It's been two years of on-again, off-again romance, but, in the end, it finally seduced me to come back long enough to finish this time. I don't even really care that some of the scenes read like bad Mexican soap opera! The point is - it's done, and that's something I haven't been able to say about anything I've written for a very long time. I know it'll take several more passes to get it really tight, but there's something that's just inherently…

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Added by Nick Lawless on August 14, 2007 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

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