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Writing Wrap-Up: 2011 Edition

All in all, it was a pretty damned good year. I appear to have broken the cycle of only even-numbered years being good in terms of seeing my work in print (for definitions of print that include pixelated goodness). There was also an overall positive trend in the ongoing war of rejection vs. acceptance. I submitted less this year, which makes me feel like a huge slacker, but I did “complete” two novels, so that’s something. Self-pimping follows; if you’d prefer to skip ahead to the end, I won’t judge you.

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Final Girl Theory

Everyone knows the opening sequence of Kaleidoscope. It’s the most famous two and a half minutes ever put on film. But what about the rest of the movie? You can tell a lot about a person by their favorite scene. What’s yours? It’s been a couple of years since Jackson Mortar tried to scrub every mention of Kaleidoscope from the web, but nobody’s heard from him in quite a while, so, come on, you can tell me. You won’t be opening yourself up to a “Mortar Attack”. If Jackson is still around, he’s gone way underground. It’s safe. So tell me…. What’s your favorite scene? How many times have you seen Kaleidoscope? Do you remember your first time? (They say everyone remembers their first time.) What are your favorite rumors? What do you think about the final girl theory? What would you say if you ever got the chance to meet Carrie Linden? Share your favorite Kaleidoscope stories, memories, and theories – let’s give the movie the attention it deserves!


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