KJB Rickards

My Story from Twisted50 vol 1: Spellings

 

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Born in 1977 at the local mental health institute. Writer of fables, the fantastic, the fun and the Fortean.

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PATIENCE or the Long (and Often Convoluted) Journey and Evolution of a Two Page Twisted 50 Story by Kris Rickards

Do you remember that George Harrison song?

♫ It's gonna take time,

A whole lot of precious time ♫

Turns out he was a bit of a prophet.

Often you hear writing gurus, mentors and lecturers preaching about how everything takes time in this writing malarkey. Things like, "it takes ten-thousand hours to become good at writing", or "it takes an average of X years for a script to reach the screen" (and of course, for the latter, only if it has gone through numerous rewrites and stages of rejection).

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