Sep 18Liked by Caitlin Wahrer

“Thank you for asking, yes I DID eat that man but it was strictly for the plot.” -the whale

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I am so eager to read Whalefall after reading this analysis. I don't know how a person can pull off that story. I'm gonna find out!

My favorite idea in this piece: "This might be oversimple, but when I think of tension, I think of a rope being held taut. I want the whole story to be one rope, held taut and getting tighter by the minute. Not a series of ropes, some taut, some floppy."

As I edit my latest novel I am going to thinking: HOW TO TIGHTEN THAT ROPE!?

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"Making the audience wait for something is not, in and of itself, suspenseful." Needed to hear this today and also how dare you.

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