I swear, my characters decide the way my books are written, not me.
My characters take on aspects of personality that I don't intend, they irritate me and make me laugh, they insist upon certain occurances... and it all seems out of my hands. Not joking, I plot and plan my writing. I make story arcs. I write out scenes-- and then those scenes never happen. Why? Well, because somehow, as I'm writing, things just kind of unfold and develop out of my control.
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I had a friend recently convince me to start writing down one line summaries of random and/or bizarre things that have happened in my life... the result? Realizing that it's no wonder I became a writer. I've had a lot of inspiration. Some sad, some strange, and most - extremely unexpected. I've worked on a blueberry farm and for a logger. I've babysat and dogsat. I've worked in a pool, a coffee shop, a grocery store, a pharmacy, and a cookie cafe. I've worked on the west coas
Happy endings have their time and place. But in my opinion, few and far between... It drives me nuts when books and movies turn out exactly how I want and expect. I hate the satisfaction of being right when it comes to someone else’s story. I don’t want everything to work out in the end for the hero. And I don’t want the villain to get a fitting punishment! Where’s the fun in that? Life doesn’t work out that way, so why would a story? If there are no injustices left un-righte