View Full Version : Sum up your WIP(s) in one sentence.

09-23-2013, 11:09 PM
Simple, really. I'll go first.

My first WIP is what would happen if David Cronenberg and David Lynch made a psychological thriller with Molly Ringwald.

My second WIP is teenage Superman meets 70's/80's cop movies.

09-23-2013, 11:17 PM
Frozen in an iceberg of unbreakable writer's block.

09-23-2013, 11:23 PM
Seas of Mist: A young woman is falsely accused of treachery and must ally herself with unlikely and dangerous people in order to clear her name.

RED87: In a post-apocalyptic world, a vat-grown woman is sent out to find a weapon - but what is the weapon really intended for?

Caitlin Black
09-24-2013, 02:01 AM
The Enchanted City: A book with lots of chaotic magical events, that the heroes mostly talk their way through.

The Dead Of Winter: A cop is led to a place where science and magic intersect, on his quest to catch a killer.

Siri Kirpal
09-24-2013, 02:11 AM
Sat Nam! (literally "Truth Name"--a Sikh greeting)

Song of the Turbaned Lady: A Memoir: How a wannabe opera star became a Sikh and why she stays one

The Intervening Year: How my life turned into the novel I was trying to write (not sure if this is going to be a novel or a memoir...or both)


Siri Kirpal

09-24-2013, 03:57 AM
A Civil War novel of the North, this is a bohemian romance that begins in Greenwich Village.

09-24-2013, 05:22 AM
Master Fantastic. A young man tries to conquer his inner demons while fighting off the real thing.

09-24-2013, 02:22 PM
A detective investigates a double homicide and discovers that someone in his chain of command is the killer.

09-24-2013, 03:31 PM
Archangel: A detective investigates the mysterious disappearance of a wounded man and uncovers a hushed-up massacre that hides a far-reaching conspiracy.

Or "Dana Scully and Geordi La Forge chase the Terminator around Bath." :D

09-24-2013, 09:29 PM
Children of the Vortex: The magical Three Musketeers vs. magical serial killers (shared world anthologies)

Forbidden Choices (my first story in the COTV book, Flamechild): Tomboy princess gets out of arranged marriage, gets magic and starts a war.

Legend's End (original novel, not COTV): The Reborn King is murdered on the eve of saving his country.

09-25-2013, 01:42 AM
First WIP: Bllleaaaaaahh
Second WIP: Fffffpthpththt

K.B. Parker
09-25-2013, 03:03 AM
He's a carny, she's a local, he's got molly, and now she's got 99 problems but he ain't one.

09-25-2013, 03:20 AM
The Girl They Sold to the Moon: A teenage girl's father pawns her to a company that sends her to the moon to dance for filthy, but filthy rich ore miners.

09-25-2013, 03:35 AM
Broken, but hopefully not beyond repair.

(That pretty much covers 'em all...)

09-25-2013, 03:36 AM
Just re-reading and thought I could make this better:

This Civil War romance begins when a bohemian artist falls in love with a married abolitionist in Greenwich Village.

09-25-2013, 07:27 AM
Yes, Another Teen Horror: Some psycho killer’s at it again, killing teens…this time via mobile app.

Um yeah, more of a tagline, but it works. Kinda. Maybe. :D

09-25-2013, 12:02 PM
First WIP: Bllleaaaaaahh
Second WIP: Fffffpthpththt

Sounds good to me. :D

09-29-2013, 12:54 AM
"Devoured by human wolves" is true, and was stolen by thieves and has nothing to do with the loss of a friend or the title of the story, which is also spooky true.