In a book, I love to see characters that I can relate to. The main character is usually my extension into another world, so I love seeing characters with strong personalities, that I can find similarities and differences to.
I do like to move away from romance. I do love the anticipation of seeing who a character might choose to go with, however I feel that after a character chooses, the romance becomes the main focus of the character. Emotions become very enhanced, and the main focus of the story shifts to the couple’s journey. This is very exciting, of course, but I still want to know more about the characters’ life, beyond the romance.
Amethyst Capricorn never has fit in. She’s always been the last to cross the finish line in gym, and the last to socialize. But that’s not what separates her from the rest of the world. Amethyst also has had powers from a young age, that have kept her separate for society for her entire life. Until now. On her first day of high school, Amethyst meets a government organisation that has vowed to end all potential apocalypse creators in their tracks. The organisation is allied with a mysterious figure that wants Amethyst dead. As she begins to meet others like her, she moves into a new world of superpowers and lost memories, as she tries to fit in. But she never has before, and by the looks of it it, she never will.
“Good luck, knowing you, you’ll need it. Just try to keep your head on straight and don’t sound like a geek, okay?”
Lily murmured to Amethyst. They stood in front of an old, rustic building. Chunks of bricks fell out of the otherwise immaculate walls. Smudged windows hid the terror that was soon to come in the rooms of so called torture. The peeling paint gave away as the rainbow colored welcome banner tumbled to the ground. Two of the most terrifying words Amethyst had known were revealed. High School. The one word hidden before them didn’t make the statement any less terrifying. Greenery High School.
“Lily! She’ll be fine! She’s just as smart as you. Come now Amethyst, let’s make sure we are going the right way.” Amethyst’s mother chided.
The trio headed down the twisted path to the crowded school front. The nearly intolerable heat radiated off the ground as everyone wished for a cool autumn breeze. Amethyst and her family stared at the teacher’s white signs, waiting for the one that said “Mrs.Putury”. The heat intensified as they finally stumbled upon the supposedly uptight teacher who held the sign of glory, where written in cursive was “Mrs.Putury”.
“Mrs.Putury?” Amethyst quietly asked, her mother disapproving of her quiet tone, prodded her until she repeated the phrase louder.
The blond teacher turned around and Amethyst couldn’t stop her eyes from bugging. The uptight teacher pulled every eye with her stunning piercing blue ones. Her floral dress added to her
I plan to complete a series as a trilogy at the moment. After I finish this series, I have a range of ideas to continue writing, including historical, comedic, sci-fi, and more fantasy pieces.
Here are some best practices for reaching out to a potential CP:
- Include the link to your own CP Match profile! You can find it on your Dashboard. Don't have one yet? What are you waiting for? Anyone with a WriteOnCon.org account can make one!
- Introduce yourself a little, and say what appealed to you about their listing.
- Respect what's listed here in their profile. They took the time to fill it out, and they've included this information for a reason. Don't send a message about a book they specifically say is a Hard No, for example.
- Offer to swap a small sample of your works, so you can see if you're really compatible. First chapters are a good starting place.
- If one party no longer wants to continue the interaction, it's nobody's fault. Sometimes finding the right CP takes time.
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