031 Hyperbole Abounds
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John's trucking away with his story with ten chapters in the bag. Discovery writing is really suiting his storytelling style so far, with the discovery-written first draft acting as the "outline" of sorts for future revision. Before, the guys both spent so much time agonizing over a point-by-point plot outline that they knew they were going to change when it came to writing the prose. But now that pressure is gone and the ideas are flowing. Vito finally made some progress as well in between studying for pilot tests and flying Pipers. What does any of this have to do with the title of today's episode? Nothing, but...eh, you'll see. 
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