I'm Kelly and I'm going into my Sophomore year of college at PSU. I'm a Sec. Ed. English/Communications major, so basically, I'll be a high school English teacher. I hope to bypass the "Romeo and Juliet" years (even though that play will always be close to my heart) and move right along to "Othello", "Macbeth", and "Much Ado About Nothing". I won't state the obvious, the reason why I'm here, but I'm kind of new to all of this. I have all these big ideas, but I never have the time or the gumption to get anything done. I tend to write an intro, and then a few chapters, then abandon chase and give up. I don't have a lot of encouragement in my life, so I was hoping I could find that by joining a few communities. Don't be afraid to critique my work by any means. I won't sit in a corner and cry, promise! I need the critisism, the constructive critisism, because I need support. I also have a small (okay...LARGE) problem with being a perfectionist, and I feel that sometimes I give up because it's not what I intended it to be. Most of the time, this happens because I can never seem to find the right words. This is another reason why constructional critism will be a fantastic thing! I write fiction, usually in the third person-omniscient.
Here's a blurb of something I started in December over my winter break and never really got around to expanding on. Frankly, I haven't even decided where this little blurb is going to go. I wanted to try something new when I began writing this. I normally go for a dark, mysterious plot with very few characters. I tend to write along the lines of the book "The Lovely Bones". I was going for something a little more...sophisticated, maybe? My setting is 1950s New York. My characters work for a modeling/cosmetics company that is still unnamed. I still have a dark plot, but I'm not exactly sure where I want it to go and I know that's my number one biggest problem. Now, this is just a small blurb, about half a handwritten page. As I read the rest of my intro, I found that my writing style changed and I feel like I started the typical 'high school drama', so I'll spare you all and not post it. Thanks and please comment!!!
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