Timothy C. Phillips's Blog – November 2007 Archive (2)

Plot complications

One way I have of bypassing plot complications is simply to write the resolution first, and if I have a writer's cramp about how I get there, I just leave it and come back to it later. It's a sort of blitzkreig of the written word.

I can always come back to those painful sections later, and work them out, especially after the book is that much nearer completion, and things have come into better focus...which is what I am doing now. Enough blogging--back to the grindstone.

Added by Timothy C. Phillips on November 13, 2007 at 3:50am — No Comments

Number Four..but not quite yet.

I am to a point now where I have to choose. I've been sitting in this room with the blinds adjusted just so they'll slant those moody orange slats of light over me in the death of afternoon. I've been working on three books at a time. One is the fourth in my Roland Longville series; the other is a stand-alone epic crime novel (how often do you see those?) that covers the entire career of a Southern sheriff. The third is a novel about..human darkness, I guess. A guy who thinks he's someone…


Added by Timothy C. Phillips on November 6, 2007 at 3:43pm — No Comments

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