Posts Tagged ‘gothic’

All About the Gothic

So I’m still considering ideas for NaNoWriMo. As I mentioned in a previous post, I definitely want to do something gothic. It’s set in modern day, probably either in a museum, historic house or on a college campus.

I am shamelessly trolling for ideas. Anyone have a particular gothic element or idea that they’d like to see in a novel? I’m not looking for anything specific (because of course I’m going to get published and become rich and famous and then be subject to a copyright suit [kidding!]). But things like ancient curses, ghosts, a madwoman in an attic — what’s your favorite?

Throw me your ideas, people. I’m the type of writer who needs a clear outline so I know where I’m going. And there’s only two weeks left before writing starts on November 1.


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