Saturday, November 27, 2010

Why I don't write from notes

Here are my notes (thought I'd try to write from notes) for Chapter 63 of Sexton Sand:

Sexton Sand

    Benecala in the chamber under Balfour. He doesn't care what's going on above.

    Steps over some bodies /w muskets & thinks briefly about the connection to earth, and his Amercian friends.

Sees the chamber--the...

What's there?

See? I won't know until I write it, much like you won't know until you read it. Ah! The writing life I love.

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