Thursday, May 5, 2011

Help! My characters are changing the story!

Okay, I have to explain how this happened. I thought it was a bit too funny.

Being female and knowing our brains are wired differently than our male counterparts, falling asleep at night is not as easy for us. Although we try to clear our minds, that isn't always possible. While trying to do this, I find my characters think this is a good time to slip in and get their points across.

That's exactly what happened the other night when a new antagonist told me HE was going to be the ghost in the tower rather than my #2 hero for Whispers at Ghost Point. This character told me he would do a great job of keeping the other two main characters apart and do a better job as the ghost!

I caught myself laughing and thought about it before I fell asleep! He was right; he would make a better ghost and help me more with the conflict portion of the story so I have to go with his idea. I'm sure before long, he'll fill me in on more of the details.

For those of you who have read No Turning Back, set in England in 1778, Whispers is set in the current day, in Wilmington NC, but has ties to No Turning Back by way of a few of the characters and arch enemies! I can't give too much away but know that the recent character visit has sparked a few more chapters as well as going back to rewrite the beginning just a little...not much, but the thoughts from the ghost will be altered. I'll re-upload those changes to BookBuzzr and the sample chapter as soon as I finish those so....stay tuned for more!

Thanks for stopping in to check up on the progress of Whispers! I appreciate it.