helen-louise (baratron) wrote,
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My husband is a loon.

Richard's opinion on my NaNoWriMo novel: "This thing's been going on for HOW MANY pages and they still haven't got it on? You're crap at writing porn, you are!"

I had to point out that it isn't supposed to be porn :) It's a friendship story that eventually becomes a love story, but it takes them a while to realise that they both feel the same way: what with all the Evil Demons Trying to Destroy The World inbetween.

Also, he didn't like the scene I was writing. I explained to him that I couldn't talk because my characters were busy having an argument and I needed to get it down before I forgot what they said. "You're creating stress!" he told me. I said "What, so you think I should write a story where they meet and are happy and fluffy forever until one of them turns into a dragon?". He replied "Maybe without that last bit" - and then forbade me from ever turning into a dragon!

In other news, I really need to stop writing this story backwards: scene 4 followed by scene 3 followed by scene 2 followed by scene 1, because then I have to go back to what I've already written and make continuity corrections. It's most annoying, but I just can't seem to help it. I write what I'm in the mood for and what the characters tell me to write. There're a couple of scenes right at the very beginning of the story that are absolutely plot-essential and which I cannot be bothered with at all, so I'm likely to get to the end of the 50,000 words without having written them. Ah well. No one said it had to be coherent or complete :D
Tags: nanowrimo, writing, wuzzie
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