Welcome to my interactive Halloween Project, the Halloween Stream! After a week of hinting at it, it’s finally here for your enjoyment. Let me explain exactly what this is and how it’ll work.
What is this all about?
This is my attempt to create an interactive project and to involve readers in the writing process, while letting both the author and the readers communicate and have a great time while doing so.
The result of this project will be a dark fantasy or horror novella, available for sale on Amazon as an eBook – and potentially paperback.
How will it work?
Starting tomorrow, Monday the 15th of October, I will add a new poll to this post every day this week. Friday the 19th, I will post the last of the five polls. Each of these polls will focus on aspects important to stories: Characters, the setting, and so on and so forth. It will be up to all of you to vote on your favorite choices in each poll! At the end of the voting period, the winning choices will be taken and used for the novella.
The writing process of the start of this novella will be shown live. On Halloween and November 3rd and 4th, I will be streaming as I write the beginning of the novella. During this live stream, I will also answer questions that you submit into the chat during the live stream.
Excited yet? I know I am!
When and where is all this happening?
The five polls will be posted Monday, October 15th through Friday, October 19th.
I will add each poll to this blog post.
The voting period starts as soon as the first poll appears in this post and ends Monday, October 29th. Don’t forget to get those votes in!
Let’s not forget the live streams! The times and dates are:
- Oct. 31st: 2 pm PST | 5 pm EDT | 9 pm GMT
- Nov. 3rd: 12 pm PST | 3 pm EDT | 7 pm GMT
- Nov. 4th: 11 am PST | 2 pm EST | 7 pm GMT
The live streams will take place on my livestream page. The Halloween stream will last two hours and the November live streams anywhere between one and two hours. If you’ve ever wanted to chance to really see what goes into the writing process, then this is your chance! And if you have any questions you want to ask me, this will be your time to get them off your chest!
If you’re excited to see this project progress, then share the word! The more people who join in, the more fun we’ll all have. Thank you in advance to everyone who joins in with the fun; I’m looking forward to hearing what you all have to say!
Many thanks to graphic designer Nakaya de Jong for creating the Halloween Stream banner at the top of this post and many other small goodies you’ll see on my blog in the next few days. You can see more of her work here: deviantArt | Portfolio
Let’s make this a brilliant Halloween!