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Thread: Writer's Game, Pt. 1
November 7th, 2011 08:02 PM #1Senior Member
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Writer's Game, Pt. 1
Choose your dice
A: 6; http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/reso...s/dice/six.htm
B: 8; http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/reso...dice/eight.htm
Your name is (NAME) and you're a young, successful published author. You've recently returned home from a cross-country book tour with three other authors, (AUTHOR #1), (AUTHOR #2) and (AUTHOR #3), all of whom are close friends of yours. When you return home, you jump back into writing your next best-seller, sign a contract for movie rights from your last book, and deliver your manuscript to your swamped editor.
How old are you? Roll the dice
What genre of books do you write? Roll the dice
1: Urban fantasy
4: Science fiction
5: Historical fiction
Where do you live? Roll the dice
1: New York City, New York
2: Los Angeles, California
3: Chicago, Illinois
4: Houston, Texas
5: Phoenix, Arizona
6: Indianapolis, Indiana
7: Memphis, Tennessee
8: Denver, Colorado
What does your house look like? Roll the dice
(ROLL THE DICE THEN MULTIPLY BY 2) months after you return home from your book tour, you meet DH, the guy you'd never thought you'd meet outside of your books.
How do you meet DH & what is he like? Roll the dice
1 or 2: One of your best-sellers, "(BOOK TITLE)" is being made into a movie and DH, (HIS NAME), a talented, sophisticated, polished, and eloquent (roll the dice 1/2: 36, 3/4: 37, 5/6: 38, 7/8: 39) year old actor is casted as the leading male role. You are the executive producer to the movie and you meet him when you visit the set. He charms you, wines and dines you, and (ROLL THE DICE) months after the movie is launched, you're dating him.
3 or 4: Your latest book, "(BOOK TITLE)", has recently been released. A month after it's publication, you're reading the critics on it on the "New York Times" Web site and one of the critics is absolutely bashing you're book! You're horrified and call your agent, (HER NAME), to see about getting this person's name. The book critic is a (roll the dice 1/2: 40, 3/4: 41, 5/6: 42, 7/8: 43) year old man named (HIS NAME). You contact him via e-mail, asking him politely to meet with you for lunch--you're buying. He responds within a day and the two of you meet at (RESTAURANT) a week later. He turns out to be a witty, outgoing, intelligent, and savvy. After (ROLL THE DICE THEN ADD 3) more dates, your status on Facebook went from "single" to "in a relationship."
5 or 6: The dean from the college you graduated from, (COLLEGE NAME), asks if you would like to guest speak at the school. You accept the invitation. The lecture hall they put you in is packed full with students and professors. It goes so well, you come back to lecture two more times before the dean offers you a job as a part-time creative writing professor at the university. Excited, you take the job. Over the course of your first semester, you grow close to another English professor named (HIS NAME) he is (roll the dice 1/2: 30, 3/4: 35, 5/6: 40, 7/8: 45) years old, modest, patient, educated, and brilliant. Your new students are giggling when they find out that (ROLL THE DICE) months into your teaching gig, your dating the professor.
7 or 8: Your choice out of the three situations above...OR make up your own boy-meets-girl story (after all, it IS a writer's game!)!!!
You and (DH'S NAME) are crazy about each other and after (ROLL THE DICE THEN ADD 2) months of dating, the two of you move in together, buying a house of the suburbs in a new city.
What does your new home look like? Roll the dice
What city do you move to? Roll the dice
1: Dallas, Texas
2: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3: Columbus, Ohio
4: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
5: Fresno, California
6: Atlanta, Georgia
7: Miami, Florida
8: Buffalo, New York
You and (DH'S NAME) are together for (ROLL THE DICE) years when he finally asks you to marry him! You spend (ROLL THE DICE THEN ADD 2) months planning your dream unconventional wedding, with your readers offering their congratulations worldwide.
How does DH propose? Roll the dice
1: He cleans the house, makes dinner, then hides signs for you to follow around the house that lead you to him. He's there with the ring.
2: He hides the ring in your breath mint tin, the asks for a mint.
3: On bended knee at your favorite restaurant.
4: While strolling through the park on a beautiful fall evening, sipping lattes.
5: At the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve.
6: While making snow angels on the front lawn at three in the morning.
7: At the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, atop the Garden Room balcony
8: You get into a car accident and break your arm. He relieves the tension quickly by turning a frightening moment into a sweet one.
What does your wedding ceremony look like? Roll the dice
What does your engagement ring look like? Roll the dice
What does your wedding dress look like? Roll the dice
TO BE CONTINUED....