The Scoreboard: Update #1

Scott SummersStatus Updates

Have you ever been in the middle of something and decided that you should probably be keeping track of it somehow? Welcome to the life of an amateur writer, would-be novelist and (mostly) unpublished fiction author.

Breaking the Mirror: Authenticity vs. Reality in Fiction

Scott SummersOn Writing, Tips & Learns

We’re all familiar with this scene:

It’s dark. The assassin slips into the home undetected. He moves through the house without a sound. Up the stairs, past the sleeping children. He doesn’t even wake the dog. He creeps into the bedroom of Soon-To-Be-Murdered and grins. Too easy, too easy.

Should You Archive Everything?

Scott SummersOn Writing, Tips & Learns

I’m a bit of a hoarder.

You won’t find me keeping every piece of kitchenware I’ve ever owned or a nice tower of televisions in my home. Most material things, I don’t want to hang onto.

But words and paragraphs? Until recently, I hung onto those like a lifeline.