This week’s random Wednesday topic is a peek behind the scenes of my current project. I haven’t been super productive lately, or productive at all, but I’m going to give you a sneak peek of the project I WANT to be working on.
This story came about from a photo flash fiction prompt last year. If you’re interested and want to read the story that started it all, click here. I think this is going to end up being the prologue, or maybe some sort of flashback. I definitely want it in the story somewhere.
The main location of the story is a bed and breakfast in New England, I see a house in my mind kind of like this:
I also have a pictures in my head for a few key characters. The main character is Abigail, a widow who moves out East to start over. For her, I picture someone very girl-next-door, wholesome, sweet.
For her deceased husband (who I realize isn’t actually in the book but still plays a large part), I didn’t have a specific person in mind. Not someone famous anyway, but a certain look for sure. This character is based on someone I knew in high school, but we’ll need to add some curly hair.
For the dashing doctor, Kyle, non other than the beautiful Chris Pine. Let’s all just take a minute to appreciate those eyes.
And finally, for Abigail’s new friend Maya, who brings a wonderful group of people into Abby’s life:
This is basically just the most beautiful town ever, obviously.
I’m not sure what else I can say about the story at this point. I guess it would be categorized as a contemporary romance, my first foray into that area. Up until now I’ve focused mainly on YA. I’m probably a third of way through the first draft and I’d really like to finish it by the end of the year. That’s my goal.
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Good lord, that *is* the most beautiful town ever! Amy Adams is a perfect Abby! And let’s take a moment for all of Chris Pine, shall we?
Also? You can totally finish this by the end of the year. I have complete faith in you. You got this!
Oh that B&B gives me all the White Christmas feels and then that CAST. Wow! Can’t wait to read this 😀 (Thank you for the welcome!)
*faints* who’s the guy you’ve picked out for the deceased husband? Because BEAUTIFUL.
Like Bron said, I have total faith that you’ll finish by the end of the year, and I totally can’t wait to read it! I wish I had even half your talent.
Sure you can finish by the end of the year, cuz I want to read it! 😀 Thank you for the sneak peak.
I love the pic of the town! So beautiful and Chris Pine, oh yeah, I am there.