I have written several type of genres. My muses take me in all kind of directions. . .
However my first love in writing is horror: paranormal. I enjoyed being scared. It makes your heart pump faster, the adrenaline runs through your veins, and when you come out of it, you are very grateful to be truly alive.
I was going through my active twitter www.twitter.com/rebekah1213 and I found one of my favorite admirable celebrities www.twitter.com.com/Michaelrosenbum and he was mentioning horror movies. Paraphrasing he feels a horror movie should scare, entertain or be fun. (Note: I think the “fun” scary movies should have their own topic.)
I feel there needs to be a good paranormal story (give me some good history), and true scare factor (I want to scream and jump).
It would be an excellent movie if I can NOT predict the next moves. I want a movie that does NOT have the clichés in it.
(Note: I am not a huge slasher fan.)
Movies on his list I agree with
- Pet Cemetery
- The Shinning
- Candy Man
- The Amityville Horror
- Nightmare on Elm Street
- Child’s Play
- The Omen
- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1 (I freaked out with 2 as well)
- 30 days of Night
- Silence of the Lambs
Movies that really scare me (Not on his list)
- The Storm of the Century
- Night of the Living Dead
- The Saw series
- Hostel 1 and 2 (Can you believe people can do that?)
- The Wrong Turn (Most of them )
- The Farm House
Movies with scary elements (There are problems with story or it’s just not scary enough all of the way through)
- Interview with a Vampire (To me it was a bit more tame than my vampires)
- Urban Legends
- Ghost Ship
- Rose Red (I really liked the story)
- 1408 (Short Story was awesome)
- HousehhHouse of Wax
- Split ( I needed more story with each personality)
Note: There was a contest for Independent horror called the 8 of 8 . . . the top 8 would be shown at a horror movie festival. There were some of those that were pretty good for independent.
I’m still waiting for that ultimate scary movie: awesome story line, avoid clichés, and unpredictable scary movie. Please make me jump and scream in my seat. I want to hold my seat and be afraid to look at the windows or answer my door. (Yes, it’s all in my head, but sometimes simply being scared is just fun.)
In 2018 I did the following. . .
- Written over 200 blogs
- Written over 500,000 words (552, 946 words to be exact)
- My computer was down most of the year, so I wrote most of my novels by hand and used tablets for my blogs.
- I wrote entire diary
- Acoomplished by Camp NaNoWriMo and NaNoWriMo in Novmeber (with gout)
In 2019, I want to. . .
- I want something published.
- Write 12 fanfiction stories (https://www.fanfiction.net/~rebekahwriter13/ )
- Write 12 Short stories for Wattpadd (https://www.wattpad.com/user/RebekahQuinne )
- Write 300 blogs this year (Links to my blogs here: https://rebekahquinne.wordpress.com/2018/09/04/links-to-my-pages-4/ )
- Finish these several projects
- Crimson Shadow Collection: Book 2:Daris
- Driving Lies Book 3 Typed
- Driving Lies Books 1-3 Edit
My word count and other updates
I accomplished Nanowrimo in November 2018 (I was a rebel I worked on two projects): 50,951 words
My total Nanowrimo word count from 2010 to 2018: 439, 895 words (I have novella trigology written, two novels finished and three novel projects in process)
Overall from January to November (2018): 501,765 words (My personal goal was 400,000 I still have to write December)
November total word count (including, Nanowrimo, email, lists, diary, blogs etc ): 91,691 words
I also achieved a personal of getting average of 3000 words a day and made this goal in November 2018. Yay! It average 3056 words per day. (In spite of migraines, gout, errands, cleaning etc. So I have no excuses.)
Links to word count and other goals (I accomplished all of camp and regular Nanowrimo goals )
As most of you I’ve been writing is Camp Nanowrimo and this November I’m trying Nanowrimo for the 9th year.
I am writing a seven book series I’m calling Crimson Shadow Collection. There are about 75 vampires and this is the series is about their lives. I have been working on the set-up of this series since 2008-2009 I’m still stuck on book 2 even though I have many scenes for the other books written.
- 2010 The Whispering Path
- 2011 Driving Lies Book 1
- 2012 The Crimson Shadow Collection: Melzela, (on my Rebekah Wolveire account)
- 2012 Driving Lies Book 2
- 2013 Driving Lies Book 3
- 2014 The Crimson Shadow Collection: Daris started
- 2015 Pieces of me (It was a personal collection)
2010 to 2015 I won each year, writing over 50,000 words (I was with my ex back then)
2016 The Crimson Shadow Collection: Daris (between family drama and muses wanting to write scenes for book 3 to 7, I did not hit 50,000 words)
2017 The Broken Path (My location and exhaustion kept me 15,000 words short of my goal: it’s not finished, but on back burner)
2018 The Crimson Shadow Collection: Daris (I am determined to write and get my 50,000 words)
I’m working Daris again as there are notes, scenes for it everywhere on my flash drive but nothing is together in chapter form. I’m going to put it together.
My Nanowrimo page http://nanowrimo.org/participants/rebekah1213
My Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/rebekahquinne
My Twitter page http://www.twitter.com/rebekahquinne
I love to blog, but usually during times of no blogs I’m doing one of two things.
- I’m fighting writers block, usually more blogs get written
- I’m working on writing projects
Lately it’s been a mixture can’t tell by September’s word count 80,627 (that’s everything from diaries, lists, bligs, stories, novel scenes, to notes)
This month, I’m working on notes for my Nanowrimo.org project. . . Crimson Shadow Collection: Book 2 Daris. My muses woke me up from a hard sleep at about a week ago, and I’ve been working on it since. Yay! Back to my dark world. . . The weirdest thing happened my mood swing have slowed down, and some days when I’m writing I feel less depressed and lonely.
I keep telling everyone I need to write and yet few really hear me.
On my personal blog http://beckyms1213blog.wordpress.com
I’m working on a personal blog self esteem project. . . New question daily. Learn something new from your dark writer. . .I got it from my favorite therapy site 7cups.com
My current blog count (up to September) is 158. Just 42 blogs to go.
- Personal blogs 65 beckyms1213
- Fun blogs (Celebrity inspired or fan fiction) 2 rebekah1213
- Writing blogs 44 Rebekah Quinne
- Spiritual blogs 16 Spiritualbeck
- Short stories 31 rqshortstories
(Note links to the other blogs is at the bottom of the page)
This is really close to the 200 blog goal I have given to myself this year.
Year goals https://rebekahquinne.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/what-i-want-in-2018/
More writing Goals
I’m in 275,817 words (As of September) of my 400,000 word count goal this year. Just 124, 183 words to go. Yay. Since June I wrote 115, 089 words. Busy Summer, I hope for a busier fall (writing wise).
The Links to my other blogs are . . . https://rebekahquinne.wordpress.com/2018/09/04/links-to-my-pages-4/
Writing is my number 1 passion. I write short stories, poems, novels, and blogs. Genres I’m interested in are but not limited to . . . Horror, paranormal, occult, spiritual, romance, modern, suspense, thriller and drama. (I have worked with some erotica, but with another pen name.)
These are the links to all of Internet me (but the naughty part)
My WordPress blogs