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Recent Thoughts on My project

What age group am I targeting?  Who is my audience in general?

As I have described in previous posts, I am in the beginning stages of creating a story.  I will probably be publishing it here on this blog.  My goal is for it to be comparable in length to a novel, but I will publish here in chapters.

Obviously if I write this whole "book" or whatever it turns out to be, I would like everyone to read it.  It is looking like the main characters may be high school aged kids.  This got me thinking that maybe I should write this as a young adult fiction.  I'm still not sure which way to go with it.  I would like it to be interesting to adult readers.  Maybe if I just don't go too far in that direction I can keep it interesting to both groups.  I know I can't appeal to all readers, so I will have to make a choice at some point.




I have recently been reading the Harry Potter books.  My son, who is ten, read the first one and said that he didn't really like it.  I've seen a few of the movies, but I have never read the books.  I decided to give them a try.  My sone seems to have lost interest in reading in general lately, so I wanted to see what the series was like so I could talk to him about them.

I have also been watching the series "Mad Men" with my wife.  It is very good.  I would highly recommend it, but the show is full of mature content.

I am thinking my story should fall somewhere in between these two.  Appropriate for high school kids, but still interesting enough to keep an adults attention.


Recent slowdown in posts.

There are a few reasons for my recent lack of new posts.  I just finished up a few very busy weeks at work.  I have also been in a bit of a slump with all things in life due to the current world wide situation.  I think I am beginning to come out of that and get back to getting some thing accomplished.  We'll see how things go here.

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