marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

half an idea

Ah Delia. . .

I don't even know if that's her name.  She suggested Delphine, once or twice.  I know what she looks like, I know what her family's like, I know what she's studying in school -- and all that's backstory.

I also know that the story begins at her school.  While she's locking up a room.  I even know, now, what happens when she's locking up the room that precipitates her into adventure -- a tidbit that took the muse months to come up with.

What I don't  know is what those adventures are.  I have a few notions, but I had a few before when I tried to outline her story.  Twice.  Neither one panned out.

She's hinting that she's in the same universe as a couple of other stories, but -- we'll see.
Tags: characterization, inspiration, names, outlining

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