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Plot twists

March 9, 2015
Posted at 3:49 pm
Updated: March 9, 2015 - 4:18 pm

So I post Chapter 59 of Community and there's a major plot twist as I drag a character back into the story and tie her into a theme with one of the major protagonists. For you fans, that means Cindy's mom shows up after being essentially off-screen for a couple of story years.

And I twisted it.

I admit it. I did it on purpose. I didn't know I was going to do it, so it's murder 2, not murder 1. Wasn't premeditated. Just started writing and that's where it ended up.

I've had what is a happy thing for me, a hack writer - a little avalanche of comments, 99% of which are 'Wow! I love it! What happens next?'

And any second now I expect my friend Anna Siciliana to poke a hole in my little balloon with one of her Horrible advice for talentless writers blog posts. (Luvya, Anna!)

But then, that's fun, too, and that's why I do this stuff.

And before it was pointed out and edited, 'pot twist' had NOTHING to do with this post.