6/30/09 — A good day of writing. And a revealing one, as well. With the complicated plot of REVENGE OF THE MUTANT UNDERWEAR I’m finding it more efficient to work from the inside out. By that I mean writing each small subplot-within-a-subplot first (ie the debate over what to name the puppy), then weaving it into the full subplot (Mollie’s quest for a pet of her own), which I then blend into the central plot (Cody’s quest for his first kiss). Confusing? Yeah, me too. That’s where the patience part comes in. Pound away at it long enough, and it will all come together. I hope . . .
A good day of writing. And a
- by Tom Birdseye