Death, Writing

Akkk!!! There’s no frolicking!

I got in a good chunk of writing time, this morning.  Way back, before the holidays, I was editing.  That’s when I noticed I was missing a chapter.  OK, it wasn’t really missing, like it fell on the floor or something.  It hadn’t been written because I didn’t know it was supposed to be there!  It’s a reaction chapter, and it’s been a rough one to write.  It’s probably one of the toughest things I’ve worked on in a while.

I’ve had to get back inside Chloe’s head, and her feelings are still pretty raw regarding the death of her father.  It’s not good place for me to visit, but I had to go there.  In some ways, it should be an easy chapter to write.  I just lost a family member.  But…that’s why it’s NOT easy.  This is one of those chicken and the egg things.  Grr…

Anyways, I’m plugging away at it.  Now that I know it’s supposed to be there, I can’t change my mind about it.  I need to allow Chloe to feel angry, and hurt, and resentful…all those messy emotions that are real, but aren’t fun to write about.

Did I mention this is a vampire story?  Yeah…I must have missed out on Vampires 101, or something.  You know: girl meets vampire, they frolic, then live happily ever after.  YAY!!!  Crap!  I didn’t write any of this, plus there’s NO frolicking!!!!  NONE!  Where’s the frolicking!  Hmmm…

Of course, the day ain’t over yet!!!  LOL

See?  Someone must have done a bit of frolicking through our yard!
See? Someone must have done a bit of frolicking through our yard!

Have a great day!

Juli

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9 thoughts on “Akkk!!! There’s no frolicking!”

  1. What!? No frolicking vampires? I bet they don’t sparkle, either! What is wrong with you? Oh, yeah, you’re not an idiot 🙂 LOL

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  2. Sometimes stories morph into something completely unexpected…. and that is what was meant to be.

    But there should be angst and frolicking. And a boarding school? {consults vampire fiction rule book}

    Just kidding. I’m sure it will be great. Good luck with it.

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        1. But “Lost” has already been written! Wait…No. They were dead, or in purgatory, or living inside Jack’s head, or something… It’s been a while. I know there wasn’t any frolicking… hmm……..
          Never mind! 🙂 LMAO!

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    1. OMG! I started to chock on my drink, you made me laugh so hard!!!!!!!!!!! Note to self, don’t drink beverages while reading wordpress. Now I’m thinking about Count Chocula!!!!!!!!! That’s awesome!!!!!!!

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