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06-13-2006, 04:54 PM JenNipps vbmenu_register("postmenu_644491", true);
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Slogging through the middle -- or, as a friend of mine calls it, swimming through the porridge -- is where I usually quit/abandon a project.
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06-13-2006, 05:09 PM triceretops vbmenu_register("postmenu_644513", true);
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Yeah, I'll chime back in here and say that the middle is very tough going. I worry about losing pace more than anything else here, and wonder if a reader is compelled to continue on with the story. I feel self-concious about wanting to purposely "bait" the reader with some extraordinary gimmick or device, when I should be just writing the dang thing.

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06-13-2006, 07:46 PM pdr vbmenu_register("postmenu_644826", true);
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Amazing...
how we all slow down as we plough through the middle! Sigh! Press on to the end!!!!
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