Sometimes when the plot is not happening, the hunt for new ideas and ANYTHING to make the story work can make co-authors go off the rails. (Those of you who know us: Shhh.) One of our many conversations recently:
J: I have an idea! Flabberwit, then gooleymoo!
K: Sounds good. What about ebielah?
J: Ebielah, then maybe fenlur.
K: Fenlur? I… ??
J: Fenlur, y’know. F.e.n.l… oh wait. You mean Fienlar?
K: Did I? Maybe. Sounds good. Let’s do it.
J: Oh wait. What about Flabberwit? Or was it flebenwat?
K: Flebenwat? I don’t even know anymore.
J: We forgot gooleymoo.
K: I think we need to rethink some things. Again. Still.
J: Color codes! Blocking! Figurines!
J: Skype on Monday.
K: I need more coffee.
Disclaimer: Yeah, we could have used Idea #1, Idea #2…but you get the gist. No brain cells were harmed in the making of this post. We wish.