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    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Thanks, everyone! Ciao! #editingchat
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    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Drop me a line if you want to do another #editingchat. I haven’t made any decisions about continuing past the end of April yet.
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    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    RT @mterrygreen #editingchat Fate of a revolution lies in the hands of a young woman who must choose btwn love & the future of her country.
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    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: You see how deep you can dig before you even write a word. #editingchat \ I do and now’s the time.
    4 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    @mterrygreen You’re welcome! You see how deep you can dig before you even write a word. #editingchat
    4 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Okay, everyone, this whole chat will be posted on my blog this afternoon for your perusal. #editingchat
    5 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: The 2ndary problem I mentioned #editingchat | Oh right! Thanks! And thanks for the developmental edit!
    5 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    The 2ndary problem I mentioned was the possibility that Charlie cd threaten Flora’s love for him i.e. make her doubt him #editingchat
    6 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @shanearthur: #editingchat Fate of a revolution lies in the hands of a young woman who must choose btwn love and the future of her country.
    7 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Now my clock has chimed 1, so we need to wind up. #editingchat
    7 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Flora’s story is about Flora’s needs. Yes, Charlie’s choices are layering, but the structure is Flora’s. #editingchat
    8 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    That’s your Climax. That’s Flora’s story. #editingchat
    9 minutes ago

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
    @
    @victoriamixon Or she could choose Charlie, but then Charlie chooses something else. #editingchat Maybe he gives up?
    9 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    EXACTLY. @mterrygreen #editingchat Saving his life screws up the revolution
    9 minutes ago

    MarionAltena Marion Altena
    @
    @VictoriaMixon Is this a chat about development editing? I’m not able to see the entire timeline of the hashtag… #editingchat
    10 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: Because the whole pt is that she saves his life. #editingchat | Saving his life screws up the revolution.
    10 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    She saves Charlie’s life, right? Her big choice? So what was the other choice that would have gone along w/the revolution? #editingchat
    10 minutes ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
    #editingchat 2 minutes left. What would be our new story sentence? :)
    11 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    And not just Charlie himself, but Charlie’s life. Because the whole pt is that she saves his life. #editingchat
    11 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Remember we’re creating a situation in which to force Flora to choose: Charlie. Or revolution. One or the other. #editingchat
    12 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: They can’t read the future. #editingchat | The only person left is Flora and even she can see it’s pointless.
    13 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Maybe if they just tried one…more…thing…they’d win. #editingchat
    13 minutes ago

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
    @
    @victoriamixon A cause could end when there’s no longer support for it, when they’ve chosen another cause #editingchat
    13 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    We’re talking about characters who act & choose just like real people. They can’t read the future. #editingchat
    13 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Charlie’s such a lame-oh. #editingchat forgot it was your day to lead the revolt
    14 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yes, but what’s the decision pt? When do you say, “Guys, we can ask, but there’s no more help coming”?How do you KNOW? #editingchat
    15 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: When do you decide your revolution is hopeless & pull the plug? #editingchat \ He forgot it was your day to lead the revolt.
    15 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: When do you decide your revolution is hopeless & pull the plug? #editingchat \ No resources, no support.
    15 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    When the Brits tell you to? No. When everyone’s dead? No. (Flora lived.) When? #editingchat
    16 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    When do you decide your revolution is hopeless & pull the plug? #editingchat
    16 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @Daeruin: Charlie can’t marry Flora if he’s on the throne. He needs a princess. #editingchat \ This could be in the back of his mind.
    17 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    No, he doesn’t. Charlie’s revolution stopped at some pt & did not proceed. Why? #editingchat
    17 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yes, the revolutionaries cd be choosing b/t Charlie & someone else. #editingchat
    18 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: Hint: Scotland is not ruled now by Charlie’s descendants. #editingchat \ Historically, I don’t think he ever returns.
    18 minutes ago

    Daeruin Benjamin Rose
    Charlie can’t marry Flora if he’s on the throne. He needs a princess. #editingchat
    18 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Or, I should say, *attempting* to win the revolution? #editingchat
    18 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: Is there a way that winning the revolution spells sure doom for Charlie? #editingchat Somebody better than him must succeed.
    19 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Hint: Scotland is not ruled now by Charlie’s descendants. #editingchat
    20 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Is there a way that winning the revolution spells sure doom for Charlie? #editingchat #yesthereis
    21 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Well, she needs to be backed into a corner where she has to choose. Chuck or. . .what? #editingchat #cakeordeath
    21 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: So what choice was she up against? #editingchat \ If she doesn’t save Chuck, she can’t have her revolution either.
    22 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    We know her Faux Resolution is where she thinks she’d squeaked by w/out having to make a choice. #editingchat
    22 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yeah, it’s there, but I realized we didn’t finish w/her Climax. So first we need to do that: what’s Flora’s choice? #editingchat #sophie
    23 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: She needs Charlie. She needs her revolution. #editingchat \ Those are the two biggies.
    23 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    And we know she chooses to save Charlie. So what choice was she up against? #editingchat
    24 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: So guys, we played a little with another catastrophe. Remember? #editingchat | My scrolling reveals naught.
    24 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Flora’s Climax is having to choose, right? One need or the other. She needs Charlie. She needs her revolution. #editingchat
    25 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Say hi to Mel for us. #editingchat
    25 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: Now you’re just screwing w/poor Flora’s head. @shanearthur #editingchat \ Frankly, I feel like I’ve channeled Mel Gibson.
    26 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Now you’re just screwing w/poor Flora’s head. @shanearthur #editingchat
    27 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    What did we suggest in passing might really burn Flora’s buns, short of losing both beloved & prince in one fell swoop? #editingchat
    27 minutes ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
    @
    @VictoriaMixon Her son becomes a loyalist. #editingchat ;)
    28 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    So guys, we played a little with another catastrophe that cd happen to Flora on the way to her worst nightmare. Remember? #editingchat
    28 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @shanearthur: @mterrygreen @VictoriaMixon the baby grows up to fight in Am. Rev. #editingchat \ A little bit Braveheart meets The Patriot.
    28 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: You can give her a consolation prize, but you don’t have to. #editingchat | She can do without.
    29 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Apparently, Flora herself goes off to fight in the American Rev #editingchat
    29 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    You can give her a consolation prize, but you don’t have to. #editingchat
    29 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    That’s her character. And character creates plot. #editingchat
    30 minutes ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
    @
    @mterrygreen @VictoriaMixon the baby grows up to fight in Am. Rev. #editingchat
    30 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Do you see how creating Flora’s story around her NEEDS catapults her off the end into what you already know was her future? #editingchat
    30 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Who were, it turns out, the engineers of Flora’s greatest nightmare which, even if she overcame it, brought her to grief. #editingchat
    31 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @shanearthur: @mterrygreen @VictoriaMixon indeed. Her consolation prize is she’s pregnant with his baby. #editingchat | Nice!
    31 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    . . .even matter to her except insofar as it’s against the Brits. #editingchat
    32 minutes ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
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    @mterrygreen @VictoriaMixon indeed. Her consolation prize is she’s pregnant with his baby. #editingchat
    32 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    . . .run away to a really hopeless war going on somewhere else where she can throw her life away on a cause that doesn’t . . . #editingchat
    32 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Maybe not happy. Maybe it makes her miserable. Maybe it makes her want to throw her life away. Maybe it makes her want to. . . #editingchat
    33 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    For now we’re focused on aiming Flora at her Climax. #editingchat
    33 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: It happens. #editingchat she must lose prince | Then her consolation prize better make her pretty dang happy.
    34 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    But we’re not going to worry about that Resolution right now. 1st you write the story. THEN you know what you learned from it. #editingchat
    34 minutes ago

    prettyandi Andi Stenger
    @
    @mterrygreen ahhh. this is pretty interesting. #editingchat
    34 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    And your Resolution is going to be how Flora handles what we happen to know is her inevitable conclusion #editingchat
    34 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    So Flora’s story isn’t a total comedy. It happens. #editingchat she must lose prince
    35 minutes ago

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
    @
    @prettyandi @Shelley_Watters We’re doing a developmental demo, @mterrygreen gave us a sentence, and we’re building a story #editingchat
    35 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    That tells you what stuff you can safely leave out. #editingchat
    35 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: We’ve got Flora aimed at loss of love, loss of prince. #editingchat \ Though I know, historically, she must lose prince.
    36 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Everything she does throughout the story is in the service of 1 need or other. We throw her from 1 to the other, a hot potato #editingchat
    36 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    That’s our focus. No matter what we do with this story, we’ve got Flora aimed at her nightmare: loss of love, loss of prince. #editingchat
    37 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @prettyandi: @Shelley_Watters Editor @VictoriaMixon is helping me develop a historical fiction premise. #editingchat
    37 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    So now we know Flora’s 2 needs, & we know where they’re going to collide: when the Prince she wants on the throne is endangered #editingchat
    38 minutes ago

    prettyandi Andi Stenger
    @Shelley_Watters Editor @VictoriaMixon has been doing #editingchat for the past few weeks. I’m reading to see if there’s a topic.
    38 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Which we have just done. #editingchat
    39 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    And we can really extrapolate both these needs backward from our Climax, which we already know. #editingchat
    39 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: She NEEDS her Charlie, plus she NEEDS her political cause. #editingchat | Bingo.
    39 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    She NEEDS her Charlie, plus she NEEDS her political cause. #editingchat
    39 minutes ago

    Shelley_Watters Shelley Watters
    @
    @prettyandi Ooh – why is it I’m just hearing about #editingchat! Who is running it/whats the topic?
    40 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    So Flora, like our protag from last week, is a revolutionary. #editingchat
    40 minutes ago

    Daeruin Benjamin Rose
    @
    @VictoriaMixon She needs to make the prince love her back. #editingchat
    40 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: Dude on the Run. You just got your title. #editingchat \ Didn’t Paul McCartney do that already?
    40 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: Now what’s Flora’s other driving need? #editingchat | To see his cause win out. Her cause too.
    41 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Dude on the Run. You just got your title. #editingchat
    41 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Now what’s Flora’s other driving need? #editingchat
    42 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: We can’t make Charlie *too* stupid. #editingchat | Dude is on the run. He needs help wherever he can get it.
    42 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Save a search on #editingchat & you’ll catch up @prettyandi
    42 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    We can’t make Charlie *too* stupid or Flora will look like a fool for risking her life for the blighter. #editingchat
    43 minutes ago

    prettyandi Andi Stenger
    I totally forgot about #editingchat ! eek! Is there a topic or just questions?
    43 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: So Flora needs Charlie. We assume Charlie also loves her #editingchat \ Possibly not. Yet another obstacle, silly prince.
    44 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    And, as @megcarpen & @shanearthur are saying, she also has another equally-powerful need. What is it? #editingchat
    44 minutes ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
    @
    @VictoriaMixon Charlie knows he can’t sleep with a nice warm cause under the covers. #editingchat
    44 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yes, everything’s cause & effect, so backstory’s essential. #editingchat
    44 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    So Flora needs Charlie. We assume Charlie also loves her, i.e. needs more from her than just her ace savior skills. #editingchat
    45 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: Now Shane’s giving her backstory. #editingchat | Necessary to make her choices and desires believeable.
    45 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    And you will do that to them. You know you will. It’s your job. #editingchat
    46 minutes ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
    @
    @VictoriaMixon Her arranged marriage is to a Brit, and Charlies mortal enemy. #editingchat
    46 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Heck, Charlie himself cd interfere! If he ever gives her cause to doubt his love, you know, he’s a goner. #editingchat
    46 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Now Shane’s giving her backstory., filling out the fuel for her NEED for Charlie Boy. #editingchat
    47 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: Because more things cd interfere #editingchat | Different social classes, different ages.
    47 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Lots of things cd interfere. And you will force her to face as many as possible as you tell her story. #editingchat
    47 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Because more things cd interfere w/Flora’s need to love Ch besides those pesky Brits. #editingchat
    47 minutes ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
    @
    @VictoriaMixon she’s2b married 2 a bum but she’d rather die. She sees alpha male charlie with class & a cause and must hav it. #editingchat
    48 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Anything that interferes with that need is automatic BUZZER for Flora. #editingchat
    48 minutes ago

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
    @
    @victoriamixon He’s a prince, right. Maybe he has connections that she needs, weapons, money, etc… #editingchat
    48 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    That’s important to get firmly in your sights. #editingchat
    49 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: What need would force you to save the life of your beloved? #editingchat \ At the climax, she must save him or he’ll die.
    49 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yes. Flora NEEDS Charlie. Her passion for him drives her. She NEEDS his love & her love for him. #editingchat
    49 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: What need would force you to save the life of your beloved? #editingchat | Simply that you love them.
    50 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    You’re all thinking too deep. What need would force you to save the life of your beloved? #editingchat
    51 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @megcarpen: Could their shared cause also be a deep need? #editingchat | Because it’s life and death, I think it has to be very deep.
    51 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yes, it could. But that’s next. First let’s pin down what Flora NEEDS. Assuming saving Ch from the Brits wasn’t easy #editingchat @megcarpen
    51 minutes ago

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
    @
    @mterrygreen Could their shared cause also be a deep need? #editingchat
    53 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Why does Flora need to save Charlie? What’s in it for her? #editingchat
    53 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yes, folks–tell us. What does Flora need that drives her to save Charlie? #editingchat
    53 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: Knowing that, and knowing she’s our protag, what does she most need in the world? #editingchat | To save him.
    54 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    We’re talking Need #1. #editingchat
    54 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat Also, just want to make it clear that other writers can jump in here.
    54 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Knowing that, and knowing she’s our protag, what does she most need in the world? #editingchat #thisonesagimme
    55 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    That makes the catastrophe from which she saves him the Climax. #editingchat
    55 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    RT @VictoriaMixon: Okay, so let’s assume her saving him is the story, right? #editingchat | Right.
    56 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat I’m totally envisioning sequels for the ultimate protagonist babe but I’m less interest in the before.
    56 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Okay, so let’s assume her saving him is the story, right? #editingchat
    56 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Because you could do any of the three, knowing that event occurred. #editingchat
    56 minutes ago

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
    @
    @mterrygreen #editingchat But we still can play w/ what brought them together, and what took them apart + everything between!
    56 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat I think it’s the story of during, so yes, how she save him.
    57 minutes ago

    PJ_Kaiser PJ Kaiser
    attn writers: #editingchat with @VictoriaMixon is going on right now
    57 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Are you talking about writing the story of how she saved him? Before? After? #editingchat
    57 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat In a sense, it’s constrained by the facts.
    58 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat …but must separate in the end.
    58 minutes ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: Do you have a story sentence? Or just those 2 facts? #editingchat | They come together against the backdrop of the times…
    58 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Not “just” I mean. #editingchat #itwasthetouchpad
    59 minutes ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Do you have a story sentence? Or just those 2 facts? #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: So already we know Flora’s a babe. #editingchat | She’s the ultimate protagonist babe.
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat I think there’s potential in their story, though I’ve never really come up with something I like.
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    So already we know Flora’s a babe. #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat True life is weirder. She went on to participate in the American Revolution.
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    They fell in love & killed fatted calves?? @mterrygreen #weirdalready #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Got it. @mterrygreen Flora & Charlie #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    #editingchat Fiction: They may have been together for months. Was there romance? Adventure? Sacrifice? Could there be all three?
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    #editingchat Fact: Flora MacDonald saved the life of Bonnie Prince Charlie as he fled forces sympathetic to the British government, 1746.
    1 hour ago

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
    Oh my goodness, it’s Thursday, time for #editingchat I swear I didn’t forget!
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    #editingchat I’ve got a historical fiction story based on two actual personages in history, so first a fact.
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Yes. Everyone ready? @mterrygreen’s giving us her sentence for another Developmental Demo today. #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat The deathstar is ready. Shall I pitch it out there?
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Mind your manners, you, or I’ll turn your deathstar story into Mary Poppins. @mterrygreen Already the excuses #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Also this computer has a super-sensitive touchpad, so if I post a tweet that makes no sense it’s b/c I was thinking & whoosh! #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon #editingchat Already the excuses.
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    I don’t have a refresh button on my computer this week–I broke my laptop & am on a loaner. So I might be slow on the uptake. #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    shanearthur shanearthur
    #editingchat It’s time for the perculator!
    1 hour ago

    jefro_net jefro_net
    #notaeuphemism may be my new favorite hashtag @VictoriaMixon @mterrygreen @benandthebuses #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    #editingchat Present.
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    There goes the chime! Welcome to #editingchat writers. Are you all here?
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    All right, folks. Two-minute countdown. #editingchat #amwriting #writing
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    @VictoriaMixon: My god, what have I created? @Benandthebuses | I am a story sentence nightmare. #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Half-hour to #editingchat, guys. Even *I* can count 1/2. #amwriting #writing
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    My god, what have I created? @mterrygreen @Benandthebuses Story sentences everywhere! #editingchat
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    How she hacked into my Twitter account I’ll NEVER know. Must have to do w/her #editingchat story sentence. @mterrygreen Maniacal snicker
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    Maniacal snicker. RT @VictoriaMixon: FORTY minutes to #editingchat Woops! That was @mterrygreen messing with yall.
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    FORTY minutes to #editingchat Woops! That was @mterrygreen messing with yall. #amwriting #writing
    1 hour ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Twenty minutes to #editingchat Are you ready? @mterrygreen plans to show no mercy. #amwriting #writing #jellybeansandnachoes
    1 hour ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    Fellow writers: Developmental editing demo w/ @VictoriaMixon & awesome evil story sentence. TODAY on #editingchat 12-1pm PST. #writing
    2 hours ago

    SillyStoryIdeas Walter Dinjos
    #editingchat 4/28/11: Once again, my sterling memory rewards me. That and the big ole note I wrote to myself las… http://bit.ly/kUO9HS
    2 hours ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Today! #editingchat noon PST http://victoriamixon.com Come see @mterrygreen show no mercy #amwriting #writing
    2 hours ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    Fellow writers: Developmental editing demo w/ @VictoriaMixon, TODAY, on #editingchat, 12-1pm, PST. #writing #amwriting I’ll show no mercy.
    5 hours ago

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    #editingchat w/ @VictoriaMixon Thu 12-1pm PST. The story sentence / is ripe for development. / Hurry, editor. #amwriting #writing #haiku
    20 hours ago

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Bring ‘em. #editingchat Tomorrow (THURS) noon-1pm PST. @mterrygreen your own deadly confection. | Oddly enough, I have several.
    27 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Will you be at #editingchat? @DuchessAbroad Please tell us about the jellybeans. @mterrygreen @__Deb @jefro_net
    26 Apr

    __Deb –Deb
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    @VictoriaMixon Which reminds me, I’ve got some sponge cake and strawberries downstairs. #editingchat #writing
    26 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Sadness! I was looking forward to cake. @mterrygreen Death. Oh yes. | Cake or death? | Developmt Demo on #editingchat Thu 12-1 PST #writing
    26 Apr

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    Death. Oh yes. RT @VictoriaMixon: Cake or death? @mterrygreen I *will* bring it. | Developmental Demo on #editingchat Thu 12-1 PST #writing
    26 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Cake or death? @mterrygreen I *will* bring it. | Developmental Demo on #editingchat Thu noon-1 PST #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    megcarpen Megan Carpenter
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    @mterrygreen Cant wait!!! #editingchat #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    I *will* bring it. RT @VictoriaMixon: She’s thrown down the gauntlet.Developmental Demo on #editingchat Thu noon-1 PST #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    Nice. RT @VictoriaMixon: She’s thrown down the gauntlet.Developmental Demo w/@mterrygreen on #editingchat Thu noon-1 PST #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    She’s thrown down the gauntlet, guys.Developmental Demo w/@mterrygreen on #editingchat Thurs noon-1 PST #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    #editingchat Are we doing another Developmental Demo, people? Or something else? #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    You got your dander up & are going to sub yr story sentence, aren’t you? :) @mterrygreen DD was awesome #editingchat
    26 Apr

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    DD was awesome. RT @VictoriaMixon: #editingchat Thu 12-1 pm PST. Writer’s block? Or do another Developmental demo? #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    #editingchat Thursday noon-1 pm PST. Will we get around to writer’s block this week? Or do another Developmental demo? #amwriting #writing
    26 Apr

    mterrygreen M. Terry Green
    Fellow writers, #editingchat w/ @VictoriaMixon, Thu 12pm-1 PST. Last week was a writing seminar: http://bit.ly/f2IyrP #writing #amwriting
    25 Apr

    PJ_Kaiser PJ Kaiser
    RT @VictoriaMixon: Hey, #editingchat Thursday noon-1pmPST this week! 1pm MST, 2pm CST, 3pm EST, & I believe 8pm GST. #amwriting #writing
    25 Apr

    VictoriaMixon Victoria Mixon
    Hey, #editingchat Thursday noon-1pm this week! 1pm MST, 2pm CST, 3pm EST, & I believe 8pm GST. #amwriting #writing
    25 Apr

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MILLLICENT G. DILLON, represented by Harold Ober Associates, is the world's expert on authors Jane and Paul Bowles. She has won five O. Henry Awards and been nominated for the PEN/Faulkner. I worked with Dillon on her memoir, The Absolute Elsewhere, in which she describes in luminous prose her private meeting with Albert Einstein to discuss the ethics of the atomic bomb. Read more. . .


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ANIA VESENNY, represented by Beverly Slopen Literary Agency, is a recipient of the Evelyn Sullivan Gilbertson Award for Emerging Artist in Literature and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. I edited Vesenny's debut novel, Swearing in Russian at the Northern Lights, and her second novel, Sandara. Read more. . .


TERISA GREEN, represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management, is widely considered the foremost American authority on tattooing through her tattoo books published by Simon & Schuster, which have sold over 45,000 copies. Under the name M. TERRY GREEN, she writes her techno-shaman sci-fi/fantasy series. I am working with Green to develop a new speculative fiction series. Read more. . .


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LISA MERCADO-FERNANDEZ writes literary novels of love, loss, and friendship set in the small coastal towns of New England. I edited Mercado-Fernandez' debut novel, The Shoebox, and her up-coming The Eighth Summer. Read more. . .


LEN JOY is the author of the debut novel, American Past Time. I worked with Len to develop his novel from its core: a short story about the self-destructive ambitions of a Minor League baseball star, which agents had told him to throw away. Read more. . .


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