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@leonardr if it comes down to neologizing then I like a river metaphor and you could call them "tributary characters"

@enkiv2 @leonardr I would like to call this rewriting process de-Martinizing after Game of Thrones

Is there a term for the ghost characters in the first draft of a novel who turned out to be mostly extraneous and get merged together to form one decent character in the second draft? I'm three for three on creating these characters and would like a way to talk about them.

"But when Leyster and his team are stranded in the Cretaceous, they must learn to survive while still keeping alive the joy of scientific discovery."

Gotta keep it fun!

Make your 3rd anniversary special… give nuclear bun.

Sometimes I like being the only person who noticed something, and sometimes... mariowiki.com/Steam_Gardener#T

Yesterday I finished a draft of my third novel, "Mine". Elevator pitch: "Rendezvous with Rama" meets "Treasure of the Sierra Madre". Hope it'll sell!

Dear Leonard,<br /> I saw this whale card tonight, and I thought about you. The man who painted this picture also painted a giant mural on a building here in Honolulu. It is a picture of whales in the ocean. We can go see it when you come to Hawaii. You sure are a whale of a boy. I love you.<br />Da. crummy.com/writing/postcards/1 -of

Congratulations! You have wasted your time pressing useless buttons!

I was a guest on @SpindleyQ's Fringe Games podcast, talking about robotfindskitten, BBS door games, and interactive fiction: fringe.games/episodes/ep5-leon

At last, I've achieved direct observation of the MST3K-IMDB Effect: crummy.com/2018/03/22/0

After extensive study of Dashiell Hammett's papers I can confirm that he would frequently sit down with a rough draft, crack his knuckles, and say "Time to HAMMETT UP!"

From the depths of my temple prison, I sent you easy to follow instructions.

I'm a doctor and I can tell you this deserves an M.D. in tastiness!

Kelpians, Grazerites... Trek doesn't reach very far when naming its "prey species" aliens.