I got downright spooked yesterday when I read a passage in Thomas Harris's Red Dragon that is so close to what I wrote earlier in the day that it set my teeth on edge. I got scared to death. I found my own thoughts in another book, and a book of such caliber. I got validated. If Thomas Harris wrote it like that, it means I have a chance. It means I'm on the right track.
Here are the two passages for you to compare (mine of course is very wordy and still needs a lot of work, as it's only the second draft, but the gist of the scene is there).Read More