I want to do THIS:
on my phone! (I did that on my Mac—thank HEAVENS there's at least a Mac App for it)
My novel editing is going... very slowly. What was a blast to write and a thrill to finish is becoming a huge task to refine. I'm too close to it. I think it's brilliant. It cracks me up. It's hilarious. The problem is, there are huge plot holes! Things just don't make sense beginning to end! They all make sense on a micro scale, but overall they need to be shifted around. I need to break them off into sections and rearrange them without looking at the individual paragraphs... I'm just too attached to my own perceived hilarity. It's a real problem.
Here's some great writing advice from David Oglivy:
“If all else fails, I drink half a bottle of rum and play a Handel oratorio on the gramophone. This generally produces an uncontrollable gush of copy. The next morning I get up early and edit the gush… I am a lousy copywriter, but I am a good editor.”
I'll temporarily shift my writing to the 10-sentence story inspired by my Story Cubes. Here's what I was cast in the last Creative Writing Group meeting:
...and I'm off!