You almost don’t notice this one, and that’s why it’s so insidious. Once I started taking notice of it, I noticed how prevalent it was.
Due to circumstances beyond Our Hero’s control, he has to enter a life of crime to make ends meet. He suffers. He fights. He becomes a monster.
Was I talking about Walter White from Breaking Bad or whosisface generico Everyman from Ozark?
There are days when I can keep things running on rails. Those are rare, rare creatures.
It’s just about my bedtime and I currently have no revelations to -uh- reveal. I do apologise.
When writing the future, it’s a good idea to think about the past. There’s patterns in history that echo through the ages.
It’s half-past September and the good news so far is the lack of a rejection from Eighth House.
First off: I found another list of publishing houses that don’t care if you have an agent. And I immediately weeded out all of the ones who wouldn’t touch my material with a 40′ barge pole.
The bad news out of this is that it raises the short list to a count of eight.