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Ooops! (How not to kill your protagonist)

A hero who never gets into any trouble isn’t a hero, but a couch potato. And nobody wants to read about a lazy sod who doesn’t do anything. The whole reason we’re telling THIS story and not another one is BECAUSE he gets into trouble.

Then again, he also needs to be able to survive it, otherwise my story would end on page 12 with a funeral.

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Working Title: Spice Traders

Since I don’t know where I’m going with this story yet, I’m filing it under “Spice Traders”. Simply because some of the characters are spice traders. Although I don’t think that the spices as such will be very detrimental to the story yet. It could have been soap. Or jade. Or goats. I just liked the theme 🙂

Also, I am notoriously bad at coming up with titles. Or names, for that matter. I do have names for main characters (and favourites), but any person they meet anywhere starts out as a nameless image.

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Latest idea

I’ve been toying with a new idea for a while, which is starting to take shape. It doesn’t have a title yet, for the time being I’m just typing away to see whether the first chapters are going anywhere interesting.