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Brainstorm Wipes Out Story ... or Not.

April 6, 2015
Posted at 6:40 pm

I had one of those great meetings with a muse ... OK, I call BS on myself. It was one of those great times when right before you fall asleep you have a moment of clarity. I found myself taking an entirely new turn in "Mayhem in a Pill." I was able to jot down the few ideas that blossomed right before sleep over took me. In the morning, amazingly enough, the notes were readable and I actually realized where I was trying to take the story.

Now, I have several chapters written for the story already and if I go ahead and follow the new twist it means rewriting those chapters and reworking my outline. I think this new twist is worth it and I have sat down today and worked out two new chapters today already.

Now my problem is what to do about the other chapters already written. I don't have to throw out the baby with the bath water so to speak. The basic ideas already written can still be rescued and used in later chapters.


I think I need to think about this some more. My next posting could be delayed because of this but then again, I still have some time.

What do ya'll think?