Saturday, July 6, 2013

Day 12

I'm on day 12 of The 90-day Novel and author Alan Watt's advice to hold my story loosely finally paid off! An extra layer, a deeper relationship revealed itself today that will increase the degree of conflict. So, Alan, I am so glad I bought your book!

Friday, July 5, 2013

Day 11

So, the mantra for the first two weeks (at least) of The 90-Day Novel is to hold your story loosely. This is so you will allow your imagination to wander down pathways of possibilities that may (or may not) enrich your plot and build the depth of your characters.

I have to tell you that I've changed my perceptions of my characters as the prompts make me reach further into my hero and heroine. Sometimes I write a paragraph answering the questions and sometimes I leave a short sentence. Twice now, I've returned to previous days' prompts to change or add to my characters' points of view.

Thanks for joining me on this journey.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Day 9

Okay, so I'm "holding my story loosely" as directed by author Alan Watt and allowing my imagination to take whatever paths open.

Dilemma: do I continue with a direction that might be taboo in the romance writing world or do I take a safer path?