Top 10 Reasons to Watch The Biggest Loser

Posted On Oct 11 2013 by

Yes, it’s back. The Biggest Loser returns on Tuesday. Despite my resolve not to watch it again, I know I’ll be drawn in like a politician to a microphone. So here I give you my Top 10 Reasons to Watch The Biggest Loser: 10. Wondering why a big company like NBC can’t hire someone to pick out Harper’s clothes. 9. Watching two dozen morbidly obese people turn into fitness experts in one week. 8. The cool x-rays that show bone surrounded by a twelve inch layer of fat. 7. The sound of millions of middle-class white housewives swooning over a …


The Moral Premise

Posted On Oct 11 2013 by

  Happy Friday and welcome to day 2 of NaNoPlotMo. Again, we’re behind schedule, so no Fun Friday today. Time to get to work. Yesterday you should have come up with an idea, concept, and an Ironic Hook (which I sometimes call an Ironic Premise, I’ll try to stay with Hook from now on). Take you protagonist’s biggest fear or weakness and make her face it head on. Maybe your protag is deathly afraid of tight spaces and finds himself pursuing his wife’s killer through the Mammoth Caves. Or he’s a devout Christian and refutes violence but is morally obligated …