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Cheri
Cheri
The Shelter in Place Diaries #9: Free Writing cheribaker.com
Miraz
Miraz

@Cheri Oh dear. I very much want to read books written by you not by a committee. I imagine such a group would have told Salvador Dali his clock should have been circular and Steve Jobs that an iPhone would never work.

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Cheri
Cheri

@Miraz 💐

cn
cn

@Cheri is there such a thing as source control for writers?

amit
amit

@Cheri This here is the brilliant learning for me -- "That worked for me in business, but it’s not going to work for me as a writer, is it?"

I remember an early time when I was about to publish my very first short story. I had given it out for feedback and I went through a very similar experience. What got published just wasn't my voice.

Thank you for sharing this Cheri - relieved to know even established authors feel at-times what I had felt then.

artkavanagh
artkavanagh

@Cheri @Miraz @cn @amit The problem with short, clear sentences and rapid scene changes is the danger that everyone will end up “sounding” the same.

Cheri
Cheri

@cn Not exactly. But my software takes “snapshots” of the manuscript when I remember to hit the snapshot button.