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A Coming Attractions photo ... kind of

It's not often that a writer shows an actual photo of his fictional setting. But what the heck: In the case of ​Coming Attractions​ , the fictional drive-in at the center of the story is based on a real one, the Auburn-Garrett in northeast Indiana. Here's a not-so-great photo taken a few years ago, that should give you a taste of what it would be like for Logan Chandler and his kids, as they wait for the sun to disappear and the flicks to begin -- a photo taken while my kids and I were doing the same thing.

Don't forget to vote for ​Coming Attractions​ at the So You Think You Can Write contest:

http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/manuscripts/coming-attractions/




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amelia_seyroon
Oct. 8th, 2012 04:08 pm (UTC)
Ooooooooh, interesting!
ozma914
Oct. 9th, 2012 03:11 am (UTC)
It's a great place for people watching before the movie starts!
kazzy_cee
Oct. 8th, 2012 04:44 pm (UTC)
We have nothing like this in the UK - it's very much an iconic American idea isn't it :D
ozma914
Oct. 9th, 2012 03:13 am (UTC)
Sure is -- started right here in the states, I believe in the 50's. Drive-ins used to be huge, but many of them have gone out of business over the last couple of decades. Very sad!
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ozma914
Oct. 9th, 2012 08:26 pm (UTC)
If you come to visit, we'll make sure to take you to one!
millysdaughter
Oct. 9th, 2012 12:44 pm (UTC)
No swingset?
ozma914
Oct. 9th, 2012 08:25 pm (UTC)
Not anymore, sadly -- the area where it used to be, at the base of the screen, is usually used for Frisbee and ball games. But in my book it's still there!
millysdaughter
Oct. 10th, 2012 03:21 am (UTC)
Drive ins all need a swing set.
ozma914
Oct. 10th, 2012 05:15 am (UTC)
Oh, I agree -- but the management didn't respond to my picket line.
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