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Monthly Archives: December 2009

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Aaron asked: This may sound like an odd ques­tion, but:  Do you know the endings of your stories? I.e. do you know what the final scene will be, a la Robert Jordan? Or, does it continue to evolve in your mind? Apolo­gies in advance, because this is long, and for people who have no interest in the process of writing, it’s prob­ably also going to be TDL, and you may want to skip it.  I’m not sure how to do what amounts to an LJ cut in word­press, or I’d have put most of the answer behind one. I’m moving para­graphs of this ques­tion around, because the answer is compli­cated. Before I start to answer, though, I need to make one thing absolutely clear: … Continue reading