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I’d like to say I’ve been thinking about my novel, Urges, but I haven’t really. For the most part I’ve just been moaning about being in pain (again) or studying for my driving theory test on Saturday.
The brief few thoughts I have had all derive from the same thing, that thing being the “meat” of the story. Oh, that ever elusive meat, the second act which makes a story a story, rather than a cool idea and a weak punchline.
Yesterday I posted about some of the ideas I had so I’m going to take this opportunity to develop them now, assuming I can remember what any of them were. This whole 750words.com thing does not lend itself well to referring to notes, but then again that is kind of the point, it’s meant to be an outpouring of words, a brain dump of text.
But I digress… back to thoughts on my novel.
Well, after reading the lovely Asheyna’s blog post about Morning Pages and 750words.com, I decided to give it a go. First day so far, but let’s see how it goes.
Anyway, I just finished it and I thought I’d share my first 750+ words of rambling with the rest of you if you happen to be interested.