Welcome to post numero dos of Meet the Characters! In case you missed it, here is the first post.
Today I’d like to introduce my female protagonist:
Full Name: Kylie Charlotte Lewis
DOB: July 10, 1991
Weight: 135 lbs.
Eye color: Blue
Hair color: Blonde
Family: Mother – Sarah Lewis; Father – Daniel Lewis (deceased – 2004)
Occupation: Advice columnist
Hobbies: Surfing at Folly Beach, watching and reading murder mysteries
Hometown: Born and raised in Charleston, SC
Current residence: West Ashley (a suburb of Charleston)
Friends: Catalina “Cat” Gomez
Education: College of Charleston, BA in Journalism
Personality: Introverted, empathetic, sensible
Favorite Food: Mexican – favorite dish is chilaquiles, made by Cat’s mother
Favorite Music: Pop, Pop-Rock
Here’s your link to the actress.
With revisions, I mean. I’ve scoured my manuscript so many times. It’s to the point now that I’m just being nitpicky, taking out commas then putting them back, or racking my brain if I like how a sentence is worded. It’s gone through several beta readers and an editor. I don’t know what else I can do with it.
I’ve also decided on a definite title for it. Two Beat Adagio was a working title while I tried to think of a better one, but now I’ve finally got the best title I could think of: Waiting for You.
I’ve been working on my hook:
“There are two things Kylie Lewis has learned: cancer and loss have the power to tear us apart, but music and love have the power to heal us.”
Can I say how much I despise writing hooks and pitches for query letters? Like, loads. Maybe it’s because I feel like there’s so much more to my story that I can’t fit in a query.
I’m kind of sad that I’m done with Waiting for You. I truly enjoyed writing it. It’s like finishing a really good book, and you feel like you just lost these little friends who you love dearly. Does that sound weird? Maybe a little.