Lisa Yee (lisayee) wrote,

How I Write Books - The Movie

Okay, so you know that I cannot write without SCRIVENER, as documented HERE and HERE . . .

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(Above: The mysterious Keith Blount, the man behind Scrivener.)

And you know that I absolutely need FREEDOM to ease my internet addiction, as documented HERE.

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(Above: Jane Austen tells me to get off the internet.)

But the actual writing of a book? How do you do that, you ask. Or rather, the International Reading Association (a.k.a. IRA, the non-controversial one) asked.

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More specifically, Lara Zeises, author and IRA-er, invited me to create a video for ENGAGE and talk about my writing process.

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Hmmmm . . . a video about how, when and where I write?

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(Above: Where.)

In a former life, I used to write and produce commercials, plus I also was a writer/producer at Walt Disney World.

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So I contacted the best director/editor in the industry, and we got started.

Son and I brainstormed the script and then we shot on location in a single day . . .

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And because this is a totally true and realistic and honest account of my writing process, actual, not-fake or Ketchup-y blood, was spilled . . .

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What was it like taking direction from your own Son, you ask? Why, it was a breeze. So fun and easy . . .

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Here's the Oscar-worthy video -- HOW I WRITE BOOKS . . .



Or you can CLICK HERE to watch.




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