Posts Tagged: Act 2

And they lived happily ever after: Day 1 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

I am so proud of you, More than A Guilty Pleasure (I actually typed more than a dirty pleasure, lol) Class! You’re in the homestretch! ALMOST DONE! This is the easy part. Really. You might be feeling really good about

And they lived happily ever after: Day 1 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

I am so proud of you, More than A Guilty Pleasure (I actually typed more than a dirty pleasure, lol) Class! You’re in the homestretch! ALMOST DONE! This is the easy part. Really. You might be feeling really good about

Day 14 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

I have the shivers, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Have you shattered her yet? She wants to be shattered. She needs to be broken open, in order to heal. Remember?   Don’t worry. Tomorrow, we start to rebuild. But

Day 14 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

I have the shivers, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Have you shattered her yet? She wants to be shattered. She needs to be broken open, in order to heal. Remember?   Don’t worry. Tomorrow, we start to rebuild. But

Day 13 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

Are you there yet, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? “No, Jane! It’s not working!” Chill. Remember: So… Stop being so safe. So nice. Break something. Better yet… someone. Best of all? Your heroine. Smash her. This week’s Slide Deck:

Day 13 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

Are you there yet, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? “No, Jane! It’s not working!” Chill. Remember: So… Stop being so safe. So nice. Break something. Better yet… someone. Best of all? Your heroine. Smash her. This week’s Slide Deck:

Day 12 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

So close, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class! Today, a reminder… This is what you’re doing with your plot, your love story. Your Dark Moment. You’re shattering our heroine (reader)… so that you can rebuild her, heal her. You’re doing

Day 12 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

So close, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class! Today, a reminder… This is what you’re doing with your plot, your love story. Your Dark Moment. You’re shattering our heroine (reader)… so that you can rebuild her, heal her. You’re doing

Day 11 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #letshavesomefun

You’re doing great, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. So, today… have some fun… Indulge that urge for description… But don’t do this: Break something… This week’s Slide Deck: SLIDE DECK from Week 6 – Act 2, Part 2: crafting

Day 11 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #letshavesomefun

You’re doing great, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. So, today… have some fun… Indulge that urge for description… But don’t do this: Break something… This week’s Slide Deck: SLIDE DECK from Week 6 – Act 2, Part 2: crafting

Day 10 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #runlikethedevil

How are you doing, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? Keep up the momentum. Remember what Steven Pressfield said:   All right. Run. Break something… This week’s Slide Deck: SLIDE DECK from Week 6 – Act 2, Part 2: crafting

Day 10 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #runlikethedevil

How are you doing, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? Keep up the momentum. Remember what Steven Pressfield said:   All right. Run. Break something… This week’s Slide Deck: SLIDE DECK from Week 6 – Act 2, Part 2: crafting

Day 9 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #thisisthehardpart

Good morning, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class… this is the hard week. Of course it’s hard. Because even if you’re writing a rom-com… you’re building to destroy. You can totally skip ahead, by the way, write the DARK MOMENT

Day 9 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #thisisthehardpart

Good morning, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class… this is the hard week. Of course it’s hard. Because even if you’re writing a rom-com… you’re building to destroy. You can totally skip ahead, by the way, write the DARK MOMENT

Day 8 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #thisisthehardpart

So, as we discussed yesterday, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class… this is the hard week. Construction. Relentlessly building towards the Dark Moment… This is hard. It’s supposed to be hard. This quarter of the draft is a SLOG. Do.

Day 8 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #thisisthehardpart

So, as we discussed yesterday, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class… this is the hard week. Construction. Relentlessly building towards the Dark Moment… This is hard. It’s supposed to be hard. This quarter of the draft is a SLOG. Do.

Day 7 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #halfwaypoint

Congratulations, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. This is it! You’ve hit the middle! You fucking rock, babes, and you are so gonna finish this book! Let’s make things easy today. You know that detour you’ve been resisting? Do it.

Day 7 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #halfwaypoint

Congratulations, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. This is it! You’ve hit the middle! You fucking rock, babes, and you are so gonna finish this book! Let’s make things easy today. You know that detour you’ve been resisting? Do it.

Day 6 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #abs

Guess what, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? You’re almost at the middle. So today… here you go: You’re welcome. Also, if you’re stuck today… write a sex scene. I think it’s about time to get Jethro and Maybelline naked

Day 6 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #abs

Guess what, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? You’re almost at the middle. So today… here you go: You’re welcome. Also, if you’re stuck today… write a sex scene. I think it’s about time to get Jethro and Maybelline naked

Day 5 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Mondays have a bad rap, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Don’t pay any attention to it. You’re building a habit, and you’re just gonna keep on writing. So today, just a reminder: And it’s discipline and habit that see

Day 5 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Mondays have a bad rap, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Don’t pay any attention to it. You’re building a habit, and you’re just gonna keep on writing. So today, just a reminder: And it’s discipline and habit that see

Day 4 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Hello, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Whatcha doing on Day 4 of Act 2? I know you’re not stuck, cause you know better than that. But if you are just a tiny bit stuck… now’s the time to switch

Day 4 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Hello, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Whatcha doing on Day 4 of Act 2? I know you’re not stuck, cause you know better than that. But if you are just a tiny bit stuck… now’s the time to switch

Day 3 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Time flies when you’re sticking to your writing scheule, More Than A Guilty Pleasure, class. Here comes Day e of Act 2. Feeling a little stuck today? Today, you can do a little bit of backstory. No! Stop! Too much!

Day 3 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Time flies when you’re sticking to your writing scheule, More Than A Guilty Pleasure, class. Here comes Day e of Act 2. Feeling a little stuck today? Today, you can do a little bit of backstory. No! Stop! Too much!

Day 2 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Happy Valentine’s Day, More Than A Guilty Pleasure, class. Here comes Day 2 of Act 2. Keep on moving. Remember, this is your homework: And remember what the villain of Act 2 is? Try not to write them. But don’t

Day 2 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Happy Valentine’s Day, More Than A Guilty Pleasure, class. Here comes Day 2 of Act 2. Keep on moving. Remember, this is your homework: And remember what the villain of Act 2 is? Try not to write them. But don’t

Day 1 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Babes! Here comes Act 2! This is the big one, fifty percent of your piece. The part where you will make the most mistakes. Don’t worry about it. That’s what editing is for. The part where you are most likely

Day 1 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure

Babes! Here comes Act 2! This is the big one, fifty percent of your piece. The part where you will make the most mistakes. Don’t worry about it. That’s what editing is for. The part where you are most likely

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 2, Avoiding the Saggy Middle

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! Yesterday, the class got to come… er… you see, what I’ve been doing, is I’ve been teaching them edging… um… well, we can cover that here another day. Anyway, today

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 2, Avoiding the Saggy Middle

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! Yesterday, the class got to come… er… you see, what I’ve been doing, is I’ve been teaching them edging… um… well, we can cover that here another day. Anyway, today