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Help me plot this book…
Monday, December 19th, 2011

**Just one day left to enter to win a Dragon and a Cup of Joe**

I have a brand-spanking-new Facebook Fan Page!!!! What’s that, you say? I can’t explain it, except to say that the fan page will allow me to reach more people than my personal page which is nearing capacity. I am switching to the Fan Page and will slowly wean readers from my personal page by offering bribes to make the change. I’ll be running a contest, very shortly, that only the folks who have “Liked” my page are eligible to enter. There will be a Kindle Fire and a slew of smaller prizes up for grabs!

So what do you have to do? 1) Click the Fan Page link. 2) Click the “Like” button. Simple as that.

So what’s up today? I have to start a new story today. Have to,  have to! Or rather finish the one I already have started. You’ve seen the cover:

Help me figure out what the story’s about!

Is it contemporary or medieval, or contemporary with a medieval feel? I started it in the present, where there’s a mysterious man who has reconstructed his European castle here in American. Does that work for you?

It’s a given there will be a ménage, but what flavor of ménage do you want? m/m/f or m/f/m?

My young, aspiring reporter is a virgin. How can that be?

Ready for the challenge? :mrgreen:

27 comments to “Help me plot this book…”

  1. Brandy W
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 9:22 am · Link

    I’ll be no good with this one. I don’t like reporters in stories. I’m not sure what it is about them but I just never like them no matter what.

    I do like the reconstructed castle idea though.



  2. Uncleb Smith
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 9:42 am · Link

    i believe it is definitely contemporary with a medieval feel !
    since america won it’s independence in the mid 1700’s.

    the menage is simply to your taste.

    virgins are possible, they have a mind to be a special ornament in the right persons life, the ego has helped them to be patient.



  3. Delilah
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 9:53 am · Link

    Uncleb! Ego or the whole, “Have you looked at yourself?”, squeamishness about a cock?



  4. Delilah
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 9:53 am · Link

    Brandy, she writes classified ads, but wants to be a reporter.



  5. Diane
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 9:59 am · Link

    Contemporary with medieval is great.
    Menage? either or is fine.
    A virgin? yes why not!!!



  6. Terri Jordan
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 10:00 am · Link

    8-O
    I like the contemporary with Midiveal aspect. Maybe a Renaissance Fair being held at the reconstucted castle. Have a competition with a female contestant ( possible character for another book or not ). The reporter could be the sister of this female contestant and is doing a story on her participation in competition or on the relocation of the castle.

    I like the m/m/f. Vamp reconstructs his family castle in America. He and his lover are looking for a area free from folks looking for vampire lore items ( as his castle is supposed to be full of ).

    Lead is dominate to his lover who is dominate to female.

    Female lead could be injured by vampire hunter ( or not ).



  7. Delilah
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 10:13 am · Link

    Terri! Wow! Did I mention I have to wrap it up in 10,000 words? LOL I could write an entire novel on what you gave me. Hmmmm….



  8. Gena Robertson
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 10:22 am · Link

    I like the contemporary with Midieval idea too. But I’m more of a M/F/M fan. How about a man who has been born into a family which was cursed, and the only way to break the curse is to reconstruct his ancestral home, find a witch to cast a time travel spell and go back to defeat the mortal enemy of his family. In the meantime, he falls in love with the witch, as does someone they come across in the past -perhaps one of his ancestors?

    LOL, well…I just got totally lost in that fantasy. That was fun!

    Thank you for a fun way to enter a contest!! Loved it!



  9. leann
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 10:54 am · Link

    How about the journalist (F) finds out he is a shifter dragon. He (M) is in a relationship with his best friend (M) and they/he falls for the girl. She uncovers the truth & has to choose them or the story. (M/M/F) Just thinking…paranormal/shifter/. :idea:



  10. Delilah
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 11:31 am · Link

    Gena! Just wow!!

    Leann! Could for sure do that in 10k words. :)



  11. Lynn P
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 12:59 pm · Link

    OK, my two cents worth, contemporary for sure, m/f/m and a virgin, love it.



  12. Sharon Hamilton
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 2:04 pm · Link

    I go with Contemporary with Medieval “stroke”…Like the m/f/m too.

    Love the castle. And this one could definitely be longer. A precursor to a bigger book? :wink:



  13. Diane Sallans
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 2:08 pm · Link

    I love the Medieval period – m/f/m – maybe the reporter grew up with her parents who were missionaries in other countries?



  14. books4me
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 2:10 pm · Link

    I LOVE the photo…the purple cover is a great touch that makes the book stand out from others. I could see a contemporary turned medieval story line with the reporter being female. I would prefer M/F/M but would read a M/M/F.

    Any idea when it will be released?



  15. Delilah
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 2:31 pm · Link

    the book was supposed to be released tomorrow. But I’m horribly late on EVERYTHING. So as soon as I wrap it next week, it goes for editing, then straight to Kindle–so maybe 2d week in January?



  16. Sasha White
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 6:24 pm · Link

    LOL. I sweat this series was cursed. 4 out of 7 of us have been late. *blush* but it was still fun. ANd I’m sending creative vibes your way to help you get it done!



  17. Sasha White
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 6:24 pm · Link

    uhmm that should’ve said I SWEAR not I sweat. :oops:



  18. Sandra Pennese
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 7:45 pm · Link

    just love what I read on your fan page.



  19. Sandra Pennese
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 7:46 pm · Link

    you rock.



  20. Delilah
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 8:16 pm · Link

    Sasha! LOL! Yeah, so many of us couldn’t get our stuff together. It’s a short dang story and I just couldn’t get to it until I had Lone Heart off my plate. Sucks. But ah well. :)



  21. Delilah
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 8:18 pm · Link

    Sandra! It’s my life’s goal to entertain you. LOL



  22. Mary Preston
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      · December 19th, 2011 at 10:03 pm · Link

    I seriously want to just go with Gena Robertson. Her answer made me go WOW!! Time travel & witches. I’m in.



  23. Shadow
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      · December 20th, 2011 at 1:04 am · Link

    wow! you busy lady you! i like genas idea too! tho, everyones plot lines sounds good, maybe combine everything into some kind of series? ;D okay, first question, contemporary with a medieval feel. second question, i like m/f/m more but i do read m/m/f. either will work for me! ;) third question, a virgin works if there enthusiastic. i hate a virgin thats fearful and shys away. i like one that jumps in feet first. ;) good luck on your story! cant wait for it! by the way, awesome cover! love it!



  24. Susan Howard
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      · December 20th, 2011 at 1:28 am · Link

    Yes starting in the present is GREAT. It will allow more readers to identify with the characters. I would MUCH prefer MFM to MMF. The ‘Castle’ rebuilt here, somewhere in Ohio (not saying).
    The Virgin bit…really? How old is she? Over 24? Was she very unpopular in school. That tends not to be quite the same intensity of a problem once in college or out in the workforce. Perhaps, she was unpopular in high school and then had to work and take care of someone at home. Too busy for a social life. The person could have been ill. A violent father or step-father? How many possibilities do you want?



  25. Darlene
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      · December 20th, 2011 at 1:59 am · Link

    Delilah…. LOL!!! I’m thinking that the votes are in that this story is contemporary with that touch of medieval flair…

    MMF… (a magician – that sounds medieval knightish with a human consort) didn’t think I’d go this direction…. but I’m sure it would provide all the characters with the best of both worlds in sexual experiences… each relationship bringing something to the hotness table…

    Virginity… yep… definitely brings something new to the relationship/s. I think it’s kind of great that this modern lady is holding on to her virginity and looking for that special someone (that should be… someones) without even realising that’s what she’s been looking for. A little (or a whole lot) fearful of what she’s found in her new lovers…

    ps: Have just found you as an author and finished reading your Lone Star Lovers… FANTABULOUS!! loved all the characters and each of their stories. You’ve definitely gotta love a sexy cowboy after this series. Is there more cowboy hotties in this series?? hehe.

    take care…



  26. Debra T
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      · December 20th, 2011 at 9:28 am · Link

    Well…I know I can’t top anyone else’s ideas….LOL

    They are all so good! That is why I read and don’t write…. ;-)

    I go with Contemporary with the Medieval idea…Like the m/f/m too.

    Love the castle.

    Deb



  27. Marika Weber
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      · December 22nd, 2011 at 11:17 am · Link

    Can it be time travel? If so, that would be cool. Also, there can be the vestral virgin in it.

    Either menage is fine as long as the men are committed to each other. :wink: