One Step Forward, Ten Steps Back
I've been researching zip lining for Jaguar Hunt and the more I looked into it, the more I figured my scenario was getting wilder and wilder and wilder. Well, it is a jaguar shifter story, but, I still try to make things as realistic as possible.

So when I research, it takes hours. And sometimes I have helpful assistants! Loretta has been looking up numerous things like horizontal rope climbing...it's been a while since I did it in the Army, but we didn't do it the way they're showing on some sites.


And Bonnie and my son shared their zip lining experiences with me. Donna???

So here is my smiling son showing that he's having the time of his life! :)



But my hero and heroine can't just have fun. It would make the story boring. They need conflict!!! So that's what was giving me trouble. How to introduce conflict and make it believable???

And fun. And relevant to the story.

So that meant that I had been going good on word count and then had to cut a WHOLE lot out of my manuscript to make this work.

Ten steps back. But it's better. Still, it kills me. LOL

Do you ever feel that you've been hard at work at something and it seems that all that work has put you behind?

Terry
"Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy IS reality."
www.terryspear.com
1 Response
  1. Terry, I feel that way all the time :)


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