I've had it happen. Someone will read a book and point out, "It's very clever that so-and-so happen in a running theme..." and I'll be like "huh? Really?....err yeah, I meant to do that."
Haha, too funny.Masha du Toit said:I also had quite a few scenes where one character watched another as they slept - had to delete some of these as it was getting a bit weird.
I have a tendency to begin a scene with somebody either just outside a door, or closing it behind them Very pedestrian.TexasGirl said:My husband and I are writing a serial together and he pointed out that no one ever opens a door normally in my stories. It's always some dramatic thing.
I looked at my old books and realized, wow.
So I'm the Queen of Drama Doors.
Edward M. Grant said:Goats keep sneaking into my unpublished novels for some reason.
Maybe it's time to stop deleting them and make sure every novel has one in future.
By coincidence, goat curry features prominently in 'Horror Movie'. There's a reason they called him Vindaloo.George Berger said:Food features prominently in a lot of my books. It's rather rare that nobody has a conversation over a meal, somewhere along the way.