Monday, April 23, 2012
T is for . . .
Tabula Rasa or blank slate. It's a state of mind both useful and terrifying for a writer. To edit a piece with a fresh eye, time might create the necessary tabula rasa. Yet tabula rasa in an agent's mind as they read your query is intimidating to say the least. Try condensing 100K into five enticing and coherent sentences. You might find this move easier in comparison:
Image courtesy: chooyutshing
Speaking of contortions, here is today's "Name That Famous Brand":
Yesterday's famous brand was a stumper. Roht row, Shaggy. Blissflower1969 recognized the 's' from Scooby Doo.
Note: I did identify the terrifying bug from yesterday's post: giant water bug. This fearsome thing attacks small fish, turtles, or snakes. It injects them with venom which dissolves the prey's insides. That way, the bug can suck out its meal. Tasty!
Click on the A to Z Challenge button (top right) for a linked list of participants.