Writing a Series Explained in GIF form

Every now and again, I like to blog as an outlet to remind myself that I live in a real place called the world and I’m still able to think in non-fiction and I’m a human with a soul and actual feelings who sometimes wants to write and not care about everything being perfect because I don’t think with commas and punctuations marks and pauses in my head. I, evidently, think in run-on sentences. My thoughts don’t come to me in neat and organized little gift boxes for me to unwrap and easily put down on paper. I wish it worked that way, but what I get are crumpled pieces of a jigsaw puzzle scattered all over the place with no picture to go by when sorting them out. I write to organize my thoughts. And it takes forever. Sometimes I think in Spanish, or English, or a weird combination of both. Then, bam French. It’s a real circus.

Note to self: #MustDominateMind

What was I talking about? Oh, yeah.

This is what writing a series looks like in GIF Form:

It all begins with a genius idea that has nothing to do with the overall structure of the series.

Exhibit A:

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So…

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You already have characters, and a plot, and you have to follow through with that. 

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People around you are like…

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Even though you kind of feel like…

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You attempt to sit down and write. 

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With the help of some form of liquid sustenance.

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Five hours hours later you’re all like…

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Feeling sneaky about that evil twist.

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Except you remember you gave that one character a peanut allergy and now it totally screws up the plot. 

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By which time, the whole day has gone by and you’ve only written like a chapter.

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THAT’S IT! You’ll kill off a character.

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But all that does is…

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Because…

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Meanwhile, everyone wants to know when the book will be out.

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So you will yourself to keep writing…

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And writing…

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No matter what

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You finally hit THE END.

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Then you’re done!!

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All you gotta do now is go out and get your book published.

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