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Monday, June 26, 2006
Write On
I'm trying to get back into my novel. I really wish I were closer to submitting, but I'm nowhere near that stage. I get random thoughts and plots in my head and I write them down and try and use them. The problme is that I'll suddenly get in the mood to write and I'll just jump right into it, not really having a full plot or characterization and that is a MAJOR problem because then I get stuck, stop and either end up scrapping the whole thing or starting over. Stupid right? Yeah, I thought so too.

And as sad as it sounds, it's been hard for me to get a damn original thought in my genre, which might not even have its own genre. It's sort of detective horror/fantasy. I don't even know where that fits. But not having orginal thoughts worked well for J.J. Abrams The wunderkind who struck gold with ideas that you've seen everywhere and anywhere before. Why can't that be me? heh.

I have all my characters, and names, I don't think I'll be changing them again. I have a general story, a villian (but I really rather not have another 'destroy the world' villian agenda). I have love interests, sexual tension, sex, violence, bad language and a young, tough protaganist. Sound like something you might wanna read? I hope so.

On to Chapter one...
Gunngirl believed The Truth is still Out There at 3:02 PM  
6 commentst:
  • At 1:14 PM, Blogger Gareth said…

    Is it too late to suggest writing in a leprechaun character. It could loosely be based on me for example. Yes the heroic leprechaun who saves the Chicagoan princess from the evil Dr Buff ;)

     
  • At 3:01 PM, Blogger beadinggalinMS said…

    ooooooh sounds just like something I would read. Put me down for an autographed copy when finished. :)

     
  • At 3:15 PM, Blogger High Desert Diva said…

    ...Sounds good Gunny! *whines* If Gareth, gets to be in the book then I wanna be in the book! I wanna be the villian...or the chick that gets to puch someone in the face...or the buxhom blonde sex kittken! Hey!!! Quit laughing at the last part dammit!

     
  • At 4:06 PM, Blogger Chana said…

    i wish you the best of luck with your writting. it's going to work out you will see.

     
  • At 4:34 PM, Blogger Lori said…

    It sounds very interesting.
    And yes it would be something I would want to read.

     
  • At 8:36 PM, Blogger Mimi said…

    Definately sounds like something I would read!!! I hope I get too:)

     
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