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    Plots that are too out there...

    Discussion in 'Plot Development' started by afrodite7, Dec 31, 2012.

    -I have found myself working on muiltiple projects because it helps me focus better.In one of them,its about a cross dressing bouncer/hostess who works at a club on a space station with his exotic dancer girlfriend.A lot of the plot revolves around the questionable nature of some of it's patrons and how the guy and his girlfriend winded up on a space station millions of light years away and them trying to adjust.Is that too out there?
     
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    No. What makes it too far out there is a failure to sell it properly to the reader.
     
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    Are you kidding? I would LOVE to read that story! Not outlandish at all. What matters is how you write it, and make your characters relatable to the readers.
     
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    Nope, I don't think it's outlandish in the least bit. If you changed the setting to earth, it'd be a pretty normal story. Changing the setting to space doesn't make it any more outlandish.
     
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    It wasn't too outlandish, it'd actually be a good read
     
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    You do realize that isn't far off from Joba the Hut's ship? See, that's not so outlandish at all.
     
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    a good writer can sell even the worst plot to the readers, while a poor writer won't be able to turn the best plot ever into a marketable book...
     

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