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Questions 367: Story Type and Incorporating Notes

Today we have two questions…
Charles asks for help identifying a story type, as well as recommendations for other works in this type.
JR asks: “When incorporating feedback from your first reader, copy editor, and proofreader, how to decide what to keep/toss, and how do you structure your work?”

 

Questions 365: Gear Shifts

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Robert asks: “Any tips for switching gears to work on your next project while you’re waiting for feedback or other work on the current one?”

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Resources Mentioned

Ray Bradbury Theater (streaming) (DVD)

The Shadow (also a movie) (graphic novel)

Question 360: The Essential Skills

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Andrew asks: “What skills do I need to succeed as an  author/business owner, and in what order should I learn them?”

Resources Mentioned

Business 101
The Copyright Handbook: What Every Writer Needs to Know

Questions 358: Filing Off The Serial Numbers

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Zoe asks: “You mentioned ‘filing off the serial numbers’ to make a derivative work your own. Any tips, tricks, guidelines?”

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Resources Mentioned:

Shakespeare
Dr. Faustus
Faust
Devil’s Advocate
House, MD
Sherlock Holmes
50 Shades of Grey
Twilight
Arbiter Chronicles
Star Trek (TOS series)
Imperial Stars: Family d’Alembert, Vol 1
Tsar Wars: Agents of Isis, Vol. 1
Mask of the Red Panda
Black Jack Justice
Suave Rob
Requiem 

Questions 351: Tying Up the Right Loose Ends

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JR asks: “Do you have any tips, tricks, or advice on tying up loose ends at the end of series?”

Resources Mentioned:

Babylon 5
Lost
Eyes Wide Shut (Unrated)
Eyes Wide Shut (R)