Take 22 . . . (snap!)
The Great Splice has been officially rejected in favor of a completely new draft. I have counted, and since I began writing this story over ten years ago, I have written the opening twenty-two different times. I don’t mean different drafts–I mean completely different opening scenes. Each of those scenes had an iteration or two of revisions. I have begun with prologues, I have begun with intense action scenes, I have begun with mundane every day life. Here’s a list!
Prologue–Have you ever heard the story . . .
Walking the cute girl home
Prologue–choosing the superheroes
Prologue–Eleven years ago, this happened . . .
Proposing a Road Trip
High school Graduation
Prologue–In an attic, I found this journal . . . .
If you could have one wish, what would it be?
Prologue–His parents wouldn’t be coming home . . .
Declaration of War
Wait, wait, I just got into the story and now I’m being attacked!
Prologue–OH MY GOODNESS RUN!!!!!!!!!!!
Maybe I’ll join the military . . .