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Writer’s Mail
October 2, 2013

“I tell them you learn to write the same way you learn to play golf,” he said. “You do it, and keep doing it until you get it right. A lot of people think something mystical happens to you, that maybe the muse kisses you on the ear. But writing isn’t divinely inspired — it’s hard work.” – Tom Clancy (1947-2013)

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/03/books/tom-clancy-best-selling-novelist-of-military-thrillers-dies-at-66.html?_r=0

Thanks to Pat for the quote

Notes from 10/2/2013
Millie Mader presented Chapter 47 of Life On Hold. Andy did not like Erin asking if Scott was seeing another woman, as two subjects were going on at once. Pat addressed problems with the man at the end, as men are too assertive to apologize constantly. Pat and Andy had a problem with him not having a name, and Erin not asking for it. Jerry wanted a name for the newsman Scott was apprenticing under, and that Erin would ask for more info. Jerry also had a problem with nothing bad happening to Erin in this chapter, and suggested intoxication at the Hobbit Hole. Erin could also worry about Scott seeing another woman or not coming back, and to paint an emotional reaction. Jerry suggested for Erin to go to the game with the guy at the end; Andy suggested that she friend zone him, but feel guilty that she’s hanging out with another man, even with hiding her face (Hat? Scarf? Both?). Jerry gave an idea of Erin visiting Scott for Christmas, and having her torn up about leaving her mom. Building off of Pat, Andy and Ruth both thought there should be another woman Scott liked but couldn’t do anything with because of Erin. (more…)

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