It seems that I am still on either a high from finishing my book or a low… I haven’t decided which it is.
I’m having some issues with settling on another project. I keep bouncing between sequels with a bunch of disjointed ideas that keep swirling in my head. I want to finish… well I want to finish both… but one at a time is my preference!
I have been on vacation for the last few days and helping to look after my mom who had surgery on Monday. She’s home, she’s recovering, she’s in pain as expected but her spirits are definitely up! But my schedule has been closer to a work schedule than a vacation schedule and I’ve been trying to find a balance where I can spend some time focusing a bit on writing too, even if it’s just reading The Writer and Writer’s Digest.
In my reading of the latest copy of The Writer, on page 8 (and there is no name with it), I discovered a Writing Prompt that I found very interesting and I do want to try it… maybe it can lead to something! What do you think?
“If your novel’s protagonist was tasked with committing the perfect murder, how would he or she do it? What’s the murder weapon, motive, and plan? Who’s the unlucky victim? And finally–and most importantly–does your character get away with it in the end?”
Now I think I have a solution to this puzzle. I, of course, used a couple of techniques and “weapons” in The Writing on the Wall but it was a different time. But I’m definitely thinking about it and want to sit with my notebook later. I am also writing this while I watch a repeat episode of Bones… during one episode Dr. Brennan does say that she could plan the perfect murder and get away with it. She never elaborates.
What’s the best you can come up with? Feel free to leave it in the comments! Or start writing your own story.
Don’t forget that I also have the Indie Authors and Bloggers page on Facebook where I’m allowing self-promotion. For some reason you have to ask to join but I’m trying to approve right away because it wasn’t my intention to have it set up that way. The link is https://www.facebook.com/groups/1668959470098290/?ref=bookmarks