Thread: Fatal Flaw?
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Old 03-30-2010, 01:33 PM   #65
Steven Jenkins
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 133
Default Re: Fatal Flaw?

Originally Posted by JeffLowell View Post
Your story, as I understand it, is "a man has to carry a flash drive across the country while other people try to stop him." Does that sound like a movie you'd see? Is there anything about that concept that seems like a hook that would draw people in?
I wasn't exactly trying to make a pitch, just show my concern that I thought the subplots and twists may not be as strong or original as I'd like. But I understand there's bigger fish sizzling right now, and I'm enrapt.

McKee was like a trusted friend to me a few years ago, since then I've read a few others, inclucing Save-the Cat and the 135-story-structure. They all work up to a point. I'm not looking for the perfect theory to write by, just get the feeling. Hopefully that magic synapse will pfizzzt over one of these days...

Last edited by Steven Jenkins : 03-30-2010 at 01:43 PM.
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