Stretching unused muscles

That’s what I feel like every time I start a Synopsis. Like I’m stretching unused muscles. Who knows if they’ll respond like I want them to, or if I’ll strain something and the recovery will be long.

Overly dramatic, you think? Nah. Believe me, that’s mild. Steph couldn’t even stick around because I mentioned the word Synopsis. Sorry, Steph. There it is again.

But I survived the ordeal once again. All the time spent getting my Maggie entry ready just means that I’m behind on my daily writing goals, I have a gazillion crits I owe people and a million doubts about the book I still want to write.

Mason is an acquired taste, or maybe he’s just not everyone’s cup of tea. But I like him and Leilani loves him, despite her best efforts. Return to Paradise will get written.

So why do I have the urge to write another Synopsis? This time for Tyler & Breeana’s story, Caught In The Act. Must be the mental stress from pulling an all-nighter.

About Annie Rayburn/Carol Burnside

As an author of sizzling romance, Annie takes contemporary settings. and incorporates twists with sci-fi and paranormal elements.
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7 Responses to Stretching unused muscles

  1. >Uh…you are a sick and twisted individual if you are contemplating writing another synopsis.I’ll back away slowly as well. Just ‘revising’ my MB synopsis was complete hell.


  2. >It’s not stress. It’s just me bringing you over to the plotting dark side. Bwa-ha-ha-ha! >:-D


  3. Carol B. says:

    >I entered another contest instead. Better, Elisabeth?As for you, Linda, I’m kicking and screaming all the way.


  4. Katie says:

    > thinking I’m gonna let you write my synopsis from now on, that’s one muscle I hate …hehehe


  5. Suzanne says:

    >I hate hate hate writing synopses and am always so glad when they’re over and then rarely actually use them when I’m writing the book, LOL! But editors have this funny way of requiring them. Sigh!


  6. Steph T. says:

    >*sees Carol is still talking synopsis and stalks off to sic Navy SEAL characters on Linda*


  7. Carol B. says:

    >Katie, very funny. I didn’t say I liked it that much.Suzanne, I’m trying to convince myself that it’s so, don’t you see?Sorry, Steph, didn’t mean to run you away. Come back soon. I’ll shut up about the dreaded ‘S’, I promise.


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