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Monday, November 8, 2021 1:14 PM

BRENDA


Out for my walk soon and telephone call with new doctor got my meds straightened out.

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Monday, November 8, 2021 1:50 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Trying to find something to help me write a synopsis for my book that makes sense to my brain.

I think a writer trying to summarize their own work has got to be difficult. Basically - you know too much!

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Monday, November 8, 2021 5:20 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:

Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Trying to find something to help me write a synopsis for my book that makes sense to my brain.

I think a writer trying to summarize their own work has got to be difficult. Basically - you know too much!



It is. How do I put over 60,000 words into 1 page about it.

Hitting my local library tomorrow.

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Monday, November 8, 2021 5:22 PM

BRENDA


Back from my walk in the dry. Got a small picture frame to put a thank you note from the Mayor of Medicine Hat in. The note was for my dad, thanking him for his service in WW II to his city, province and country.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:34 AM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



That sounds sweet, and a wonderful way to keep a memento from your dad's life.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:28 PM

BRENDA


I'm going to hang it where I have his medals and his dog tags. I'm sure lots of Canadian families have things like this but this is the first time I am able to do something to protect it.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:30 PM

BRENDA


Out for my walk soon in the dry but I am taking my umbrella just incase. Had a nasty wind and rain storm roll through my area last night around 1:30am. Wind was really rattling the glass in my balcony.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:51 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



I hope it wasn't so bad you were wondering if the glass was going to pop out or break!

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:44 PM

BRENDA


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Originally posted by 1KIKI:

I hope it wasn't so bad you were wondering if the glass was going to pop out or break!



Actually I was a little worried that the glass might have broken. The whole thing woke me up and I laid listening to it for a bit before going back to sleep. But all is intact.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:45 PM

BRENDA


Wind that came up on my way home is gone now but still have the rain.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:30 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



I was in downtown Chicago once in a tall multistory hotel next to another tall multistory hotel, and the wind was howling pretty much all night. Every so often I'd hear glass breaking on the street below. I thought that maybe the buildings were flexing a little under the wind and the windows were popping out. So I was worried mine might too. I made sure to close all the curtains, especially the very heavy ones, just in case there might have been broken glass flying around. But nothing happened. And when morning came the wind had died down and everything was just fine.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 10:53 PM

BRENDA


Winds storms are pretty normal this time of the year for BC as are power outages. My area was lucky as I don't think that happened. But North Vancouver was a mess this morning. Power out for a lot of the day. One clock on street corner at stopped at 2:30am.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 1:20 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Trying to find something to help me write a synopsis for my book that makes sense to my brain.

I think a writer trying to summarize their own work has got to be difficult. Basically - you know too much!

I had refrained from commenting before, not conjuring that you would want it.
If you want me to shut up, just say so.



I do not know what your book is about.
What are the main characters, or subjects? The 2-4 key players? And their relation/interaction between them? What are their conflicts, similarities?
What is the situation in the early part or first half of the book, and then in the climax or conclusion? Perhaps leave out the actual final parts.

Can you compose a short paragraph or 2 about those?


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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 1:24 PM

BRENDA


Out for my walk and since it is suppose to rain again I will take my umbrella.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:55 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Trying to find something to help me write a synopsis for my book that makes sense to my brain.

I think a writer trying to summarize their own work has got to be difficult. Basically - you know too much!

I had refrained from commenting before, not conjuring that you would want it.
If you want me to shut up, just say so.



I do not know what your book is about.
What are the main characters, or subjects? The 2-4 key players? And their relation/interaction between them? What are their conflicts, similarities?
What is the situation in the early part or first half of the book, and then in the climax or conclusion? Perhaps leave out the actual final parts.

Can you compose a short paragraph or 2 about those?




I am willing to take a stab and try to conjure a paragraph. I will let you know if you step out of line.

The main characters all work at a rodeo. The 4 main ones being Jim Sayers, Rafe Williams, Chuck Griffith, Amy Williams. Main conflict is cheating Jim Sayers cheating Rafe and Chuck along with the other cowboys. Similarities are Jim and Rafe have grown up around rodeos. Arguing over money and a murder. Climax is the real murderer is found.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 8:32 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 8:32 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Trying to find something to help me write a synopsis for my book that makes sense to my brain.

I think a writer trying to summarize their own work has got to be difficult. Basically - you know too much!

I had refrained from commenting before, not conjuring that you would want it.
If you want me to shut up, just say so.



I do not know what your book is about.
What are the main characters, or subjects? The 2-4 key players? And their relation/interaction between them? What are their conflicts, similarities?
What is the situation in the early part or first half of the book, and then in the climax or conclusion? Perhaps leave out the actual final parts.

Can you compose a short paragraph or 2 about those?

I am willing to take a stab and try to conjure a paragraph. I will let you know if you step out of line.

The main characters all work at a rodeo. The 4 main ones being Jim Sayers, Rafe Williams, Chuck Griffith, Amy Williams. Main conflict is cheating Jim Sayers cheating Rafe and Chuck along with the other cowboys. Similarities are Jim and Rafe have grown up around rodeos. Arguing over money and a murder. Climax is the real murderer is found.

There you go.

Not sure when the murder happened - long ago, or during the story.




"Cowboy Jim Sayers works the rodeo with Rafe, Chuck, and Amy."

Next sentence, explain how/what/why about the cheating.

"They can't agree on some funds or other monies."
"And they disagree about the murder of _________."

"Will they solve the mystery?"




So make corrections, fill in a couple details, and see how that sounds.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:30 PM

BRENDA


I'll think about what you've written JSF.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:39 AM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Winds storms are pretty normal this time of the year for BC as are power outages. My area was lucky as I don't think that happened. But North Vancouver was a mess this morning. Power out for a lot of the day. One clock on street corner at stopped at 2:30am.

Yeah, I remember now you mentioning them before. And if I recall correctly they're fall though spring. IIRC last time you wrote about them being severe it seemed the ferry couldn't run because of the wind.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:40 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:

Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Winds storms are pretty normal this time of the year for BC as are power outages. My area was lucky as I don't think that happened. But North Vancouver was a mess this morning. Power out for a lot of the day. One clock on a street corner had stopped at 2:30am.

Yeah, I remember now you mentioning them before. And if I recall correctly they're fall though spring. IIRC last time you wrote about them being severe it seemed the ferry couldn't run because of the wind.



Yes, I have and yes they start in the fall and they can and do run through spring. They have stopped the ferries at times because it's not just the wind it is also the sea. The wind can whip up the waves so much that they could swamp a ferry.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:40 PM

BRENDA


Out for my walk in a bit. Plastic bag recycling then when I get back vacuuming.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:35 PM

BRENDA


Back from my walk and no rain, so far. Got some groceries done. Vacuuming done too.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 7:11 PM

BRENDA


Rain's back.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 7:29 PM

SIGNYM

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Sounds like a productive day all together, BRENDA!

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 7:33 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them. SECOND: I am so very sorry I libelled you by labelling you a Russian Troll. I apologize for this. http://www.fireflyfans.net/mthread.aspx?bid=18&tid=64646&p=2


Got notice from our credit card company that they stopped a $2300 charge .... for SHOES, of all things! .... from some place in England!

Obviously they canceled the card, and had replacements for us next day ... nice! ... but now I need to redo all the autopays. Not so nice!

So that's what I'm doing today. And tomorrow.

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Pity would be no more,
If we did not MAKE men poor - William Blake


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Thursday, November 11, 2021 7:42 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them. SECOND: I am so very sorry I libelled you by labelling you a Russian Troll. I apologize for this. http://www.fireflyfans.net/mthread.aspx?bid=18&tid=64646&p=2


Oh BTW I made the best ever spaghetti and meatballs yesterday, with my own homemade tomato sauce.

But what really came out well were the meatballs. Just ground turkey, but I finally decided to do what every recipe I've ever seen for ground meat calls for: I added milk to the meat, panko, salt, pepper and fine diced basil.

Wow, did they come out tender and juicy! Not overly seasoned but just right. Browned lightly and simmered gently in tomato sauce flavored with just a little sugar and Parmesan. Best ever.

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If we did not MAKE men poor - William Blake


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Thursday, November 11, 2021 11:33 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by SIGNYM:
Sounds like a productive day all together, BRENDA!

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If we did not MAKE men poor - William Blake




It was and hopefully it will be tomorrow. Though I will be at work, so we shall see.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 11:35 PM

BRENDA


The rain is back. It arrived at around 4pm and is still raining now at 8:34pm. Which means I will have a soggy walk to work tomorrow.

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Friday, November 12, 2021 12:55 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by SIGNYM:
Oh BTW I made the best ever spaghetti and meatballs yesterday, with my own homemade tomato sauce.

But what really came out well were the meatballs. Just ground turkey, but I finally decided to do what every recipe I've ever seen for ground meat calls for: I added milk to the meat, panko, salt, pepper and fine diced basil.

Wow, did they come out tender and juicy! Not overly seasoned but just right. Browned lightly and simmered gently in tomato sauce flavored with just a little sugar and Parmesan. Best ever.

Can you add the recipe to the recipe thread?

I've been thinking about meatballs lately.
Seems most of the time I hear "best meatballs" the reference is to the humungous size, largely due to fillers like rice. So I have generally avoided meatballs - and I like meatsauce better. Other meatballs are dense, small, hard - and they don't absorb the flavor of the added sauce, whether Swedish, tomato, Alfredo, or other.

When you say "brown" you are only talking about the surface, right? Leaving the center uncooked? Simmered for how long? All meatballs dumped into the entire sauce, submerged?

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Friday, November 12, 2021 5:58 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



Brenda, I'd always thought of Vancouver as a grey, drizzly, rainy place - a picture of quiet and clouds and damp - with occasional sunshine in summer. I never realized it had such violent windstorms in winter and the interior had a fire season in summer! I'll definitely have to revamp my notion of your city and BC!

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Friday, November 12, 2021 6:03 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



Signy, I followed your recipe over to the recipe thread. So ... milk is a thing, too? Not just starch? Hmmm ... and now I wonder of that also holds true for meatloaf and burgers as well. Maybe that's the secret to making them tender and juicy, instead of hard and dense.

Thanks so much for the recipe AND the benefit of your experience!

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Friday, November 12, 2021 7:28 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:

Brenda, I'd always thought of Vancouver as a grey, drizzly, rainy place - a picture of quiet and clouds and damp - with occasional sunshine in summer. I never realized it had such violent windstorms in winter and the interior had a fire season in summer! I'll definitely have to revamp my notion of your city and BC!



Kiki, Vancouver and the Lower Mainland is a grey, drizzly, rainy place with the occasional sunny summer and cold, snowy winter.

I actually live outside of Vancouver. My city would almost be called a suburb being part of the GVRD - which is the "Greater Vancouver Regional District".

The wind storms can get very violent and fire season up the Interior which can be a problem in the Valley and out into the Okanogan too.

My province is beautiful though with lots of scenery that attracts tourists from all over Canada, the US and the world.

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Friday, November 12, 2021 7:29 PM

BRENDA


Back from work and tired and sore.

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Friday, November 12, 2021 9:43 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them. SECOND: I am so very sorry I libelled you by labelling you a Russian Troll. I apologize for this. http://www.fireflyfans.net/mthread.aspx?bid=18&tid=64646&p=2


So maybe milk IS thing.

I always thought it was just to, yanno, dissolve the bread, make it easier to mix. But I've made other ground-meat recipes with other liquids- for example, I put green enchilada sauce into hubby's burgers- and they didn't come out as tender and juicy.

And this was lean ground turkey that I used, so it's not like there was any fat added.


Anyway, try it and let me know how it works out, or not! Maybe it was just a fluke.

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Friday, November 12, 2021 10:27 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them. SECOND: I am so very sorry I libelled you by labelling you a Russian Troll. I apologize for this. http://www.fireflyfans.net/mthread.aspx?bid=18&tid=64646&p=2


CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS MOVED TO THE RECIPE THREAD

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 2:29 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
I'll think about what you've written JSF.

???

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 1:25 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
I'll think about what you've written JSF.

???




About a synopsis because it doesn't jive with what I've read in books about writing. So, what you posted and what I've read isn't making any sense to me. Need another source.

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 1:25 PM

BRENDA


Out for my walk in a bit. Couple of things to do this Saturday.

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 5:55 PM

BRENDA


More rain

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 7:59 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



Sigh. And still no rain here.

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 11:38 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:

Sigh. And still no rain here.



I'm sorry. I wish this atmospheric river which is coming from Hawaii would go farther south.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021 2:00 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
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Originally posted by Brenda:
I'll think about what you've written JSF.

???

About a synopsis because it doesn't jive with what I've read in books about writing. So, what you posted and what I've read isn't making any sense to me. Need another source.

OK. I must have misunderstood the purpose.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021 1:58 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
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Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
I'll think about what you've written JSF.

???

About a synopsis because it doesn't jive with what I've read in books about writing. So, what you posted and what I've read isn't making any sense to me. Need another source.

OK. I must have misunderstood the purpose.



I don't think you did really. I just don't think my brain has the information sorted out enough to where I can write one for myself. The synopsis has to include some of what you said but trying to make it a page long and make it make sense to me. Arrgghh!

Not totally your fault JSF.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021 1:58 PM

BRENDA


Rain and fog today.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021 3:24 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
More rain

Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Sigh. And still no rain here.

Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
I'm sorry. I wish this atmospheric river which is coming from Hawaii would go farther south.

That WOULD be nice!

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Sunday, November 14, 2021 4:14 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them. SECOND: I am so very sorry I libelled you by labelling you a Russian Troll. I apologize for this. http://www.fireflyfans.net/mthread.aspx?bid=18&tid=64646&p=2


Seems the month-lomg pattern here has been every week we get a blast of Santa Anas. Usually lasts only a day or two, but this time it's been Thursday thru Sunday (so far) of 90+ weather. And dry, dry, dry.

Been waiting for the soil to cool down so I can give my natives their every-other week water. They're due, since last (and only) rainfall to date was the 25th of Oct.


Supposedly we are in a la Nina condition, which often means dry for the southwest, wet for the northwest. Not sure if that includes Canada, BRENDA, but if your weather has been wetter than usual that might explain it.

*****

They're still predicting a 10F cooldown tomorrow and another 10F cooldown day after, so we will be back in the low 70s, where we belong!



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Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:11 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


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Originally posted by Brenda:
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Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
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Originally posted by Brenda:
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Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
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Originally posted by Brenda:
I'll think about what you've written JSF.

???

About a synopsis because it doesn't jive with what I've read in books about writing. So, what you posted and what I've read isn't making any sense to me. Need another source.

OK. I must have misunderstood the purpose.

I don't think you did really. I just don't think my brain has the information sorted out enough to where I can write one for myself. The synopsis has to include some of what you said but trying to make it a page long and make it make sense to me. Arrgghh!

Not totally your fault JSF.

Alright. I was thinking you were having a writer's block.
But I did not explain all the steps I had in mind, or how they might develope.



Step 1. Craft a brief paragraph summery. Either copy, correct, edit what I already came up with, or whatever else you can do. Polish and smooth it out until it flows well.


Step 2. Now double the size of the synopsis, adding whatever details or salient points not included in Step 1. Either fatten the one paragraph or make a second paragraph. Refine and polish this until it is a stand alone product.
For Steps 1 and 2, you can pretend that Jim or Rafe had read a book within your story. The reader of your book doesn't need to know the whole story or details, but just a brief summary of what their book was about or why they read it. Craft the cadence and story vibe to be similar to your book's story.


Step 3. Expand the information until you have a half page of synopsis. This can be useful, because book flaps often contain synopsis, and are often a half page width, so a total of a half page size.


Step 4. Add details and other info you think is important or thrilling. Making a full page synopsis, like you said you wanted. By this method, it may seem awkward or disjointed. Consider it a starting point for crafting a better, or more fluid, version.



Retain at least one version of each of the 4 Steps. You will have them handy when somebody asks for one. Go ahead and refine, polish them if you feel like it.

I know that some writers use the method of learning the story themselves as it develops and the characters interact, and don't know the ending nor path until the characters tell the writer what happens.
That is not how the synopsis can be crafted. The beginning, middle and end are already known by you. But maybe you can imagine if you were not the writer, what of this book would be most interesting, most enticing to you, as a potential reader.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:18 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by SIGNYM:
Seems the month-lomg pattern here has been every week we get a blast of Santa Anas. Usually lasts only a day or two, but this time it's been Thursday thru Sunday (so far) of 90+ weather. And dry, dry, dry.

Been waiting for the soil to cool down so I can give my natives their every-other week water. They're due, since last (and only) rainfall to date was the 25th of Oct.


Supposedly we are in a la Nina condition, which often means dry for the southwest, wet for the northwest. Not sure if that includes Canada, BRENDA, but if your weather has been wetter than usual that might explain it.

*****

They're still predicting a 10F cooldown tomorrow and another 10F cooldown day after, so we will be back in the low 70s, where we belong!



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SIG, my little corner of BC can be considered at times part of the Pacific Northwest.

Weather over the weekend has been very soggy and a bit into tomorrow and then a break on Tuesday followed by more rain for the rest of the week.

Gotten so much rain out into the Fraser Valley that a city called Abbotsford has had to open an emergency centre for some of their citizens. Mudslides.

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Monday, November 15, 2021 12:11 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Quote:

Originally posted by SIGNYM:
Seems the month-lomg pattern here has been every week we get a blast of Santa Anas. Usually lasts only a day or two, but this time it's been Thursday thru Sunday (so far) of 90+ weather. And dry, dry, dry.

Been waiting for the soil to cool down so I can give my natives their every-other week water. They're due, since last (and only) rainfall to date was the 25th of Oct.


Supposedly we are in a la Nina condition, which often means dry for the southwest, wet for the northwest. Not sure if that includes Canada, BRENDA, but if your weather has been wetter than usual that might explain it.

*****

They're still predicting a 10F cooldown tomorrow and another 10F cooldown day after, so we will be back in the low 70s, where we belong!

SIG, my little corner of BC can be considered at times part of the Pacific Northwest.

Weather over the weekend has been very soggy and a bit into tomorrow and then a break on Tuesday followed by more rain for the rest of the week.

Gotten so much rain out into the Fraser Valley that a city called Abbotsford has had to open an emergency centre for some of their citizens. Mudslides.

You had mentioned ferry on the sea. Which sea were you referring to?

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Monday, November 15, 2021 12:18 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Quote:

Originally posted by SIGNYM:
Seems the month-lomg pattern here has been every week we get a blast of Santa Anas. Usually lasts only a day or two, but this time it's been Thursday thru Sunday (so far) of 90+ weather. And dry, dry, dry.

Been waiting for the soil to cool down so I can give my natives their every-other week water. They're due, since last (and only) rainfall to date was the 25th of Oct.


Supposedly we are in a la Nina condition, which often means dry for the southwest, wet for the northwest. Not sure if that includes Canada, BRENDA, but if your weather has been wetter than usual that might explain it.

*****

They're still predicting a 10F cooldown tomorrow and another 10F cooldown day after, so we will be back in the low 70s, where we belong!

SIG, my little corner of BC can be considered at times part of the Pacific Northwest.

Weather over the weekend has been very soggy and a bit into tomorrow and then a break on Tuesday followed by more rain for the rest of the week.

Gotten so much rain out into the Fraser Valley that a city called Abbotsford has had to open an emergency centre for some of their citizens. Mudslides.

You had mentioned ferry on the sea. Which sea were you referring to?



British Columbia sits on the Pacific ocean and there is a ferry system that runs up the coast and over to Vancouver Island which is separated from the mainland by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. There is also the Salish sea.

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