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Ok, So You Think Your Idea Is Dumb?

August 6, 2012 Leave a comment

Do you suffer from self doubt as a writer?  Do you think your ideas are stupid?  Do you think no one will ever give a damn about what you write?  That it’s too weird?  Well, it’s common to go through those things.

Ok, so maybe your idea is off the wall!  Maybe it isn’t what people are used to!  So what!  Even things that are jokes and that people think are the weirdest ideas in the world can make it big! Read more…

Even With Imperfect, Even Stupid, Scenes A Story Can Still Be Good

July 5, 2012 Leave a comment

Are you one of those authors that frets over everything being nothing less than perfect?  Do you spend hours thinking how stupid something that happens in your story is, and how it will completely destroy any hope of it being published, or making money even if it does get published?

Don’t lie.  We all do it.

Yet, the fact is that every year stories with major flaws, and just generally goofy things happening within their pages get published, made into movies, etc.  Some of them even make those that wrote them filthy, stinking rich.

And if you doubt this, just think about the movie Star Wars.  Then think about that absolutely weird scene with the monster in the Death Star’s Garbage Compactor.  WTF is up with that?  I mean, seriously, what really was up with that? Read more…