Generating Page-Turning Momentum—Characters & The Wound

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:

Screen Shot 2012-12-20 at 10.17.54 AM Hmmm, what’s the story behind THIS?

Can we answer the question, “What is your book about?” in one sentence. Is our answer clear and concise? Does it paint a vivid picture of something others would want to part with time and money to read? Plot is important, but a major component of a knockout log-line is casting the right characters.

Due to popular demand I am running my Your Story in a Sentenceclass in about two weeks and participants have their log lines shredded and rebuilt and made agent-ready. Log-lines are crucial because if we don’t know what our book is about? How are we going to finish it? Revise it? Pitch it? Sell it?

Once we have an idea of what our story is about and have set the stage for the dramatic events that will unfold, we must remember that fiction is about PROBLEMS. Plain and simple…

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Tony Moly Water Bomb Sleeping Pack.

Originally posted on Beaus and Bows - Beauty, Lifestyle, Fashion, and Bows:

A photo of a succulent, Tony Moly Water Bomb Sleeping Pack, da clip, and cotton buds

Hey there bow friends,

Back in June, B and I were in New York and we happened to stumble into a Tony Moly store.  I had never used any Tony Moly products before, but I knew they had a reputation for having incredible masks so I needed to get my hands on some.  I over heard the girl working in the shop describing the Tony Moly Water Bomb Sleeping Pack to a girl with oily skin and she made it sound down right magical.  I quickly grabbed a bottle and am so glad I did.

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