Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Take That

Now I think I said something about writing less and not worrying so much about things...and then my muse came back from vacation - with the full outline for a YA novel - for boys (which are apparently in demand). And it's not a horror, it's not even dark, or paranormal. There's only two dead bodies in the whole thing. There's not even any sex - only two kisses, and chaste ones at that!

God help me.

It might even be Middle Grade! I need to find out what the rules are for defining where it sits.

So tomorrow I have something to contribute to WIP Wednesday.

I've already outlined all the chapters! I themes, I have plants and payoffs, I have cute heart felt moments and lots of tension and conflict. Now if I can just find the right words.

No more talk. No more hints. Just WIP progress reports as they come to hand. May have to break out the bean counter again ;c)

8 comments:

  1. Can someone point me to where it says what an MG book actually is...please.

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  2. According to this: http://www.write4kids.com/feature6.html it's definitely YA. Sorry Cate.

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  3. The pants-less bean is coming back? Huzzah!

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  4. Bwahahaha, isn't that always the way? Yay bean counter and progress reports!

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  5. Yup, aren't muses fun? I'm glad yours is back. YA for boys, good for you and good luck.

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  6. run away with this one. Have fun with it. I am glad the muse is back, even if it is in unexpected form.

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  7. Nat - thought you'd be pleased.

    Katey, Bec, Jamie - thanks for the comments. It's nice to be working on something again that I am enjoying rather than working on half-baked ideas. Of course this could be another half-baked idea, but at least I have some enthusiasm for this one and it arrived fully formed.

    It is a good change of pace.

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