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Originally posted by Joni Joni wrote:

Submitted. Ugh. I don't feel good about it, and may tinker with it again later, but not much. It is what it is. And btw, I officially HATE historical fiction. I researched longer than I wrote, then went completely weird and twisted the past to do what I wanted it to (and to incorporate a bank and a clothesline of course). Whatever. Dead

Hahahaha. Sounds like me. Last time I wrote something based on history, my version of history turned out to be so much more entertaining. Tongue
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Originally posted by NilesPerry NilesPerry wrote:

Originally posted by Joni Joni wrote:

Submitted. Ugh. I don't feel good about it, and may tinker with it again later, but not much. It is what it is. And btw, I officially HATE historical fiction. I researched longer than I wrote, then went completely weird and twisted the past to do what I wanted it to (and to incorporate a bank and a clothesline of course). Whatever. Dead

Hahahaha. Sounds like me. Last time I wrote something based on history, my version of history turned out to be so much more entertaining. Tongue

How many of us got HistFic??? Because I had it, too. And it was my maiden flight, so to speak. Here's to hoping I'll soar.
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Originally posted by NilesPerry NilesPerry wrote:

Originally posted by Joni Joni wrote:

Submitted. Ugh. I don't feel good about it, and may tinker with it again later, but not much. It is what it is. And btw, I officially HATE historical fiction. I researched longer than I wrote, then went completely weird and twisted the past to do what I wanted it to (and to incorporate a bank and a clothesline of course). Whatever. Dead

Hahahaha. Sounds like me. Last time I wrote something based on history, my version of history turned out to be so much more entertaining. Tongue

I think mine is too, but I feel like historical fiction isn't supposed to be silly, so I may have totally shot myself in the foot. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lynne Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Dec 2018 at 5:06pm
Done ! Back to the question I've seen time and time again - the fine line between comedy and rom-com. My husband thought it "touching" and my heart went oops! It isn't a meet-cute at all.

Besides that - I think it is one of the better scripts I've done. Hopefully there aren't any "unfilmables". We still have at least six hours to tear down and rewrite again, and again.
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Temporary submission with minimal betas/revision just in case I don't get home in time later!! Gah!!

This one was NOT easy.
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Well, I have to say, I've never done a horror one before, and I do *NOT* do horror.

Still, I got something banged out, and if the judges don't react TO the horror, they'll react IN horror.
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Submitted mine around 5 p.m. which is record early for me.  Drama.  Actually my first in the 9 years I've been competing!
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Prelim insurance sub about four hours ago, real one twenty minutes ago after slapping the script around with a beta boost. Felt MUCH better after I got input. Beer
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It's a nice feeling. Submitting. Until the doubt creeps in.
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...and done.  For the next few moments I will bask in the glow of a brilliant work that has no room for improvement. 

Soon enough reality will strike, and I'll realize I killed a payoff and left a set-up, or vice versa...too many ideas, not enough paper.
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