G. Lynn Meadows

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Pieces of Me

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Posted by Starbuck on March 23, 2014 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

INteresting question about writing

Posted by Starbuck on March 22, 2014 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Here's a legit question for you, Lynn...how do you start the process? Does some flash of insight pop up, get filed for later use, then you work on amassing them all into some semblance of order...do paragraphs just spit themselves out? Does a story line spring full-grown into your consciousness and (like Jeff Hoke would say) just let you follow the lines that are already on the paper? Character creation and development - setting - time - technolgoy(ies) - economic and social, political, socie...

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Finding the Words.

Posted by Starbuck on April 6, 2011 at 7:24 PM Comments comments (0)

After being laid up for sooooo long, it is nearly impossible to get back to writing. Finding the drive and the words is a task. My skills are rusted immobile. I hope to use this private space to drum up some ideas and apply a little psychic WD40.


Posted by Starbuck on August 23, 2010 at 12:18 AM Comments comments (0)

I am making my way back to this page and to recovery.

To Fold 'Em or Hold "Em

Posted by Starbuck on June 14, 2010 at 12:04 AM Comments comments (1)

Well, I had a mild cardiac event a few days back and have had to sleep, sleep, sleep.

Not good coming right after I have negotiated a reevaluation of my book by Tania.  We had a very nice phone convo in which she agreed to reevaluate Tiger if I turned Teri into a girl. That would save the books sales especially in China, she said.  Which means all seven chapters must be doen ASAP!

Saying Yes

Posted by Starbuck on June 7, 2010 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Well, I finally did it. I said yes to the publisher. I will go ahead and cooperatively publish "Tiger".  I have allowed fear of success to paralyze me long enough!


I wanted a publisher to find me and they did. I wanted my first novel published and it will be. I have to realize how really, truly astronomical the odds of either one of those wishes coming true for any writer breaking in are.  As my friend Stevie says, I am blessed.  (If you...

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