We all decided our instructors names would make a great law firm:
Mitchard & Slaughter
Where Holly and I had dinner:
For homework yesterday I wrote an even creepier short SHORT story about a woman who gets offed by her husband by getting dumped in the ocean (no ideas eh Gordon?).
Studying the structure of thrillers is really getting rid of all my pent up emotion let me tell you!
Today Karin Slaughter talked about knowing one secret your character has that the reader may never know.
Like they stole out of the collection plate when they were 10 and embarrassed in front of the congregation and that's why they are guilty every time they go to church...or they got a DUI, or they never actually graduated from college or...
you get the idea.
It was hugely helpful and I came up with a GREAT secret...and I'm never telling.
Tooloose did the exercise as well.
MI ALIEN SPAZ MONKEEZ HAV A SECRIT:
THEY R NUT RELEE ALIENS AN THEY DON KNO HOW TO FLY.
What are YOUR characters' secrets?