This lesson really makes me try to sculpt what I'm trying to create....which direction am I going and what type of plot outline to use.
Since my vision is a couple thinking of a future together and ready to move in together/ get engaged....It's not a romance boy meets girl type plot outline...
Lina Sophia Rossi’s Thread
Hello, I’ve been taking writing craft workshops for decades. My goal is to finally produce a polished manuscript. As of yet, I’m only published in the poetry realm. I have a few completed manuscripts needing revision/rewriting and many other wip’s.
I’ve written since...
In this version, I cut the ferry trip, started it as the bus tour going to the Welcome Night Folklore Dinner in Morocco where the hero and heroine meet.
Paulette and Berta are witnesses to it all....and encouraged the relationship, although the heroine was skeptical. She manages to mention about...
DECEITFUL WHISPERS BY LINA SOPHIA ROSSI
Family Medicine Resident, Dr. Mimi Gentile leaned on the railing overlooking the Straits of Gibraltar as she photographed the water ripple patterns and the coastal landscapes. The bus tour participants made themselves comfortable on deck, as the...
Dear Ms. Margaret Riley,
I’m so glad Angela Knight brought my attention to the recent webinar and Changeling Press. Thank you for the lovely educational opportunity on SavvyAuthors.com.
This course sounded perfect for me, as I have changeling the beginning of my first completed manuscript...
I don't know if I am getting ahead of the lessons or not.
I was wondering if you had a specific romance beat sheet or plot point method you use? Do you have a generalized number of chapters for each act?
Do you have an outline when the first touch, kiss, intimacy etc occurs?
The reason I ask...
Lina’s part 1 hw
What do you talk about at social gatherings or at the water cooler at work?
It depends on the people there….family versus friends versus coworkers.
Family usually speak about relatives, health issues, and politics. Coworkers at the asylum usually speak about patients or...
I know time is passing quick. I uploaded a short sample of adding into about Silvia's home life before she drives onto work.
I plan to take your previous feedback and go through what I've already written to lengthen and flesh out Act 1 and beyond.
I appreciate all your help thus...
I added Act 1 (after feedback revisions) and Act Two (so far) to the attachment.
I added more back story to Act 1 with Dr Capisi's struggles with her alcoholic spouse.
****I'm not sure if you want all of this or if you just want to see the new stuff in Act Two.
I'm a bit behind due to the horrendous February I had and my on call this week. But, I made progress with my synopsis so hopefully can work on act 2. I have the plot diagram in my head and need to get it all on paper. I send my act one scenes/chapters which I could use feedback on. Your...
Sorry, this is late, this was my on call week....
An inpatient psychiatric patient with a history of poly- substance abuse suddenly falls ill and dies while at his community integration job.
Dr. Silvia Capisi, the family physician at the...
(After body found of victim one).
“How long has he been down?”
“We’re not sure. The patients were supposed to be back in the van at 4:20. We started looking at 4:30. The peers working besides him said he went to urinate when they were headed back to the van and he said he’d be right there...
I added Word doc of same file:
Lina Sophia Rossi WC-393
Your narrator(s) and POV(s):
Omniscient and/or third person close/limited
Your character template: protagonist
Character Name: Dr. Silvia Capisi
Hair/eye color: brown/brown
General physical appearance (at least...
Week two- Lina Sophia Rossi
I posted this now, a WIP....since my dog is still in the hospital, my spouse in wound center/ PT rehab and I fly to NY Thurs-Monday. It's been a rough two weeks.
SETTING: Mountainous, rural, fictitious, Southern town, USA, present day, inpatient asylum (not...
1. Subcategory: Combo of hardboiled, medical, psychological suspense.
2. Setting: Mountainous, rural, fictitious, Southern town, USA, present day. Inpatient asylum.
3. Premise: A 32 year old inpatient poly-substance abusing psychiatric patient suddenly falls ill and dies white at his...
Sorry I'm at a loss for a decent premise. I think that's my problem with flash, I can't come up with something easy to develop in few words that would be filled with twists etc.
I had a question Peter and flash savvy successful classmates regarding approaching a flash challenge. I've done...
Before I embark on serious revisions of my draft manuscript, I was wondering if I should use more than Word? I see ads for Scrivener, Prowriting aid and many others and also web sites to cut and paste pages to check for repetition of certain words such as passive verbs etc.
I haven’t kicked butt yet with lesson one but will try to work with this beginning version for lesson 2.
Beginning version Option 3 before:
“I came for my internship sheepskin and to turn in my beeper and ID badge since I’m officially on vacation at 5 pm.”
The medical education...