I'm not allowed to do any more work on the "Golden Vampires" manuscript until my "built-in editor" (David) finishes critiquing it. To keep myself from going crazy from the desperate need to write, I finished this completely pointless YA WIP MEME:
YA WIP MEME
(Young Adult "Work in Progress" Meme)
Instruction: Use code names for all of the characters to help convey a little bit of their personality.
Number of shirtless scenes:
Number of no pants scenes:
Strangest quote out of context:
"The undead have never gotten into your crypt before."
Most embarrassing thing a character says:
"Don't flatter yourself that he'll even look your way," Mama chided. "You're too young for a grown-up."
List of taboos broken and/or sins committed:
Lewd thoughts in a church; teenager making a pass at a guy hundreds of years older than her; zombie smut; sexist bastard who seduces teenage girls; murder; rape; drinking; smoking; buff nekkidness; violent battle in which someone is shot; abduction; telepathic rape; slavery; one teddy bear with its eye ripped off.
"I'm so, so sorry." (Doctor Who reference.)
Weirdest creature, location or character:
A teenage boy who keeps acting like a cat.
States you think your book will be banned in:
All of them. (Except for TX, where it will be used as target practice.)
Amount of profanity, on a scale of 1 to Yikes!:
Yikes -- in three languages.
Number of tragically dead or conveniently missing parental figures:
Number of Evil Cheerleaders, Evil Blondes, and/or Evil Queen Bees:
List all the races, nationalities, and species of your book's core characters:
An abundance of W.A.S.P.s
Quote one sentence only from a cliffhanger in your manuscript (a chapter ending, for example):
As he leaned in to answer my question with his hot, open mouth, a distant scream tore through my perfect moment, ripping from my grasp the only hope I had of tasting the kiss of a lifetime.