I had never been so anxious. Sticking to a consistent goal of daily writing was a new thing for me, I usually write forever, stop and rest , write on something different, then get back to it.
I started off with a title set in my mind, no names for the characters, couldn't even envision them until somewhere in the middle of the story their names and faces came to me- Paisley and Benjamin. After a few times of calling the male by the name he revolted and refused to move on until I changed his name to Malachi. I have to admit he was right, it fit him better. Which was a good thing. The end of the novel was already written and the idea for a trailer was being created.
Would it be something you would ever do? How do you feel about stepping out of your comfort zone? Would you write of a culture that isn't your own?
Here are the visions for my characters:
Destined to meet since before birth, their story wraps us somewhere between loving and caring, wanting the best for someone, while wanting to see them happy, even when it is risky and they must obey the demands of family.
Paisley, a woman of Japanese decent, living with Albinism and heart disease, is meek, yet makes no apologies for seeking what she yearns.
Malachi, a man who has visions of meeting an illusive shadow, uses his sense of humor and sensitive side to build their relationship. He's determined to win her love, even against the wishes of her parents.
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