1. WhistlePocky
    Offline

    WhistlePocky New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2011
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0

    Psych ward novel

    Discussion in 'Plot Development' started by WhistlePocky, Feb 15, 2011.

    Here is the outline thus far. I am stuck on chapter 10!

    1.suicide attempt, meeting the roomate
    2. flashback to ambulance
    3. the tour
    4. flashback to molestation
    5. group therapy
    6.meeting psychiatrist
    7. new roomates
    8. hallucination
    9. nightmares
    10???
     
  2. Douglas Rumbaugh
    Offline

    Douglas Rumbaugh Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2011
    Messages:
    55
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    United States of America
    Could you provide some more information. Rather than telling us what happens in each chapter, give us a few paragraphs about your plot. Without that information, I really can't help you with chapter ten, nor formulate an opinion of your plot.
     
  3. Soul
    Offline

    Soul Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2010
    Messages:
    31
    Likes Received:
    1
    10.Terrible conclusion,resolving some sort of conflict that MC or which ever character had during group therapy.
    Or
    After keep him traped in nightmare,so he becomes highly delusional,and can't tell diffrence between fantasy and reality for sometimes.

    Hope i have been of some help good luck :)
     
  4. Mallory
    Offline

    Mallory Mallegory. Contributor

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2010
    Messages:
    4,274
    Likes Received:
    191
    Location:
    Tampa Bay
    Also, is this the type of psych hospital where people are treated well, or is it the kind where they give you no privacy or control over yourself and treat you like a prisoner? What is the staff like? This would be important, too.
     
  5. AxleMAshcraft
    Offline

    AxleMAshcraft Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    97
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    In my Head (USA)
    Is chapter 10 your last chapter
    Because IF NOT:
    Sleepwalking.
    Maybe violently? Toward his roommate without meaning too, throwing himself/herself against walls, hitting things, smashing things written "[molester, father?] was right infront of me, and I could...I could....I punched at him, missing, swinging again as he threw me off balance" ect. then when he/she wakes up/is woken up by people MC is very confused as to why his/her arm feels like its broken, their knuckles are bruised ect.

    Another idea: Molested or abused children sometimes acquire Dissociative Personality Disorder. Maybe get into that? Or another mental disorder, like schizophrenia..? That could be interesting.

    Another another idea: Maybe make progress in group therapy then another attempted suicide, CURVE-BALL!

    Getting into Physical appearance changes (I'm not sure what they have to work with in your setting but) hair cutting, dying, cutting skin, tattoos anything big that considerably changes someones appearance.

    Did that help?
     

Share This Page