The story chain is getting geared up! Follow along and read as the story unfolds. Check out all of the blogs that are participating in Deana Barnhart’ s “Gearin’ Up to Get An Agent Blog O Rama” The Neophyte Writer is wrapping up the story so stay tuned!
Nata – Tuesday Evening
Introduce us to the main character and pick whether you would like the story in 1st person or third.
Your words are: pickle, savage, red
Fiction and Film – 5AM
Please tell us what the MC’s goal in life at this point of the story is.
Your words are: subconscious, ache, terrified
Andrea Mack – 6:30 AM
Let us know what the MC’s flaw is (the thing he/she tries to work through throughout the story).
Your words are: justify, bookcase, nostril
Jen Daiker – 7:30 AM (Twitter acct)
Introduce us to another character (antagonist, best friend, your choice)
Your 1 word is: lake
Meghan Kirkland – 7:45 AM
Fill us in on some back story if you could, but try to weave it in instead of just telling us.
Your words are: scrumptious, bed, grass
Shelly Brown – 8AM
Introduce us to a love interest.
Your words are: erratic, boggle, zombie
Catherine Johnson – 8:30 AM
Write what you want, but show us, don’t tell us about it.
Your words are: big toe, Cadillac, baby.
Marcie Bridges – 8:45 AM
Begin a scene that will change the direction of the story. Surprise us:)
Your words are: funny, Europe, fuzz ball
Deana Barnhart – 9:00 AM
Create something that will change the MC’s life.
Your words are: cough, butterscotch, drown
Juliana Brandt – 9:30 AM
Expand on the thing that will change the MC’s life (from the poster above).
Your words are: booger, shampoo, weasel
Frost Lord – 9:45 AM
Give us some conflicting emotions the MC is dealing with.
You words are: planet, guitar, flower
Callie Kingston – 10AMIs MC’s goal different from before? (2nd poster talked about this) If so, tell us what it is now, if the same, give us more info about it.
Your words are: buck, ironing board, sleep
Angelina C Hansen – 10:30AM
Create a subplot (anything will do)
Your words are: suffocate, sell, shut up
J. Ro – 11AM
Write what you like, but don’t use any adverbs (ly words) when you do.
Your words are: Science fiction, cramps, snag
Nicole Zoltack – 11:30AMGive us a scene with dialog.
Your words are: butt cheek, towel, mustard
Loralie Hall – 12PM
Give us a scene with action
Your words are: awesome, dress, flake
It Had to Happen – 12:30PM
Put the MC in a situation where he/she has to make a tough decision
Your words are: local, rockin, hand nail
Been there, done that – 1PM
Make the reader sad
Your words are: pixie, spike, larva
Amy Kennedy – 1:30PM
Weave some back story in (the 5th poster did this also if you want to look at it).
Your words are: kiss, delve, bruise
Weaving a Tale or Two – 2PM
This is the middle of the middle of the story. Help the MC gain all the knowledge she needs to take her through the rest of the story.
Your words are: get, safe, muddle
Lindy – 2:45PM
With the knowledge MC has gained (see post above) help him/her make a plan to get what he/she wants
Your words are: bank, t-shirt, salt
A.E. Martin – 3PM
Try to make the reader feel happy
Your words are: ride, suggest, spray
Christina’s Writing Buzz – 3:15PM
Have the MC interact with someone or something.
Your words are:tv, chest, brace
Suspending Disbelief – 3:30PM
Have the MC understand something they didn’t before.
Your words are: Texas, flip flop, argue
Jamie Ayres – 4PM
Expand on the post before yours, but add dialogue
Your words are: hissy fit, drawer, ghost
Vicky Bruere – 4:30PM
We are getting close to the crisis point, let’s see some tension in this scene
Your words are: triumph, grope, sweet
Rachel Dillon – 5PM
Take the previous post and continue building tension toward the crisis.
Your words are: type, blood, jacked up
Lora Rivera – 6PM
This is the crisis point. Give it to us!
Your words are: cliff, shout, tooth pick
An Alleged Author – 6:30PM
Take the last post and continue witht he crisis
Your words are: chalice, cage, papers
KP Simmon’s Musings – 7PM
Take the last two posts dealing with crisis and bring the crisis to an end
Your words are: strapped, knee, kill
Kathy Stemke – 7:30
Take the last three posts on crisis and have the MC regroup after crisis
Your words are: wet, suicide, fly
Word by Word – 8PM
Have the MC make a plan as we gear up to the climax
Your words are: retreat, shell, diaper
Margaret Fieland – 9PM
Give us some subplot closure (the 13th poster started a subplot).
Your words are: jail, concubine, heave
Taylor Roseberry – 9:30PM
Show us a serious moment
Your words are: moon, plant, fight
Novel Thinking – 10PM
Show is chaos breaking loose
Your words are: victim, applause, tear
Robin Weeks – 10:30PM
Start the climax of the story
Your words are: song, prejudice, string
Angie Cothran – 11:30PM
Continue the climax from the above post
Your words are: Velcro, pastel, jumble
Melodie Wright – 12AM
Begin wrapping up the story after the climax (from above to posts)
Your words are: blue, seldom, carriage
The Neophyte Writer – Thursday 8AM
End the story
Your words are: shackle, base, tender