Month: November 2010

First Kiss(es) … ‘the end’ … just as planned

First Kiss(es) … ‘the end’ … just as planned

When I started writing First Kiss(es) … I had an idea, a character, a problem and an ending. Oh yes, i had the ending. The question became though … as I wrote the beginning, the middle and ‘the end’ would the real ‘the end’ include […]

50,000 words in first person … tada!

50,000 words in first person … tada!

Actually … 64,000 words so far … and counting … and climbing … to be edited, etc. 🙂 I’ve been wanting to write a YA romance for a while, but not under my more explicit pen name of Aimee Laine. So I came up with […]

Nano ‘Tuesday Teaser’ : First Kiss(es)

Nano ‘Tuesday Teaser’ : First Kiss(es)

Okay … I’ve been asked a couple times and since I just re-read my opening and well … it still grosses me out (yes, yes, weird, I know) … I figured I’d throw it out there to you to decide or wonder or go … […]

The challenge of writing first person

The challenge of writing first person

Most would think being able to tell a story using the word ‘I’ would be easy. I’m here to tell you it’s by far a greater challenge (to me) than writing 3rd person. For the last 4 days I have spent an hour or 2 […]

1st, 2nd or 3rd? Nov 1, 2010 = 1st

1st, 2nd or 3rd? Nov 1, 2010 = 1st

No, that wasn’t hard math. 🙂 That was me, saying, which ‘person’ shall I write in? Well … most (not all, but most) Young Adult (YA) novels are written in the 1st person (that means that the narrator can say ‘I’ or ‘Me’). As Aimee […]