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  1. WhistlePocky

    WhistlePocky New Member

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    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

    Douglas Rumbaugh Member

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    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

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    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

    Mallory Mallegory. Contributor

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    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

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    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?
     

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