April 16 2012 Fiction Writing Newsletter
Crocodile Poo & Other Daring Ways to Attain Beauty
Down through history, men and women have gone to some extreme measures to make themselves attractive. Even today, some will do some crazy things to try and make themselves appealing to someone they are attracted to. Some of these daring and potentially dangerous beauty practices are ancient, some are used today. If you are writing historical fiction, one of these practices that took place during the time of your story would add great interest and authenticity to it. If your tale takes place in modern times, you could revive one of the ancient practices or incorporate one that is being used today into your story.
Bat Appreciation Day & Other Unusual Holidays
There are many unusual holidays in April. Whether you prefer to write mysteries or romance, thrillers or fantasies, science fiction or historical fiction, I'm sure you can find one of them that catches your eye and causes storylines to start running through your mind.
On Bat Appreciation Day, will you put bat houses up on your land? How many chores will you get done on Blah,Blah, Blah Day? What wild guess will you make on Take a Wild Guess Day?
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