The Twelve Days of Christmas - Writers' Version

On the first day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

An idea for a stor-ee.


On the second day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Two protagonists

And an idea for a story.


On the third day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Three subplots.

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story.

 

On the fourth day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story.

 

On the fifth day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story

 

On the sixth day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Six twists of viewpoint,

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story.

 

On the seventh day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Seven steamy love scenes,

Six twists of viewpoint,

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story

 

On the eighth day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Eight points of conflict,

Seven steamy love scenes,

Six twists of viewpoint,

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story.

 

On the ninth day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Nine comic moments,

Eight points of conflict,

Seven steamy love scenes,

Six twists of viewpoint,

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story.

 

On the tenth day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Ten lengthy chapters,

Nine comic moments,

Eight points of conflict,

Seven steamy love scenes,

Six twists of viewpoint,

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story.

 

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Eleven bloomin' rewrites,

Ten lengthy chapters,

Nine comic moments,

Eight points of conflict,

Seven steamy love scenes,

Six twists of viewpoint,

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists,

And an idea for a story.

 

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my muse sent to me

Twelve great reviews,

Eleven bloomin' rewrites,

Ten lengthy chapters,

Nine comic moments

Eight points of conflict,

Seven steamy love scenes,

Six twists of viewpoint,

FIVE RED HER-RINGS!

Four cliffhangers,

Three subplots,

Two protagonists...

 

And an idea for a stor-eee...

The End

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