More Snippets or More Like Yong-sun’s Dad Appreciation’s Post // Part II

Last week I shared some snippets that I wrote during Camp NaNo. As I said back then: I have more! The post was getting a bit too long and considering one of the snippets left is quite long, it was better to split it into two posts. So here we are!

Yong-sun An is worried about a lot of things, but at the top of his list? The future. Worried his anxiety will get in the way of everything he does, he has no clue what he’ll do after graduation. If he even graduates. Because that’s another thing he worries about. Not that his grades are bad, far from it, but one time it’s bound to go wrong, right?

Meanwhile, his not-best friend (except he is his best friend) Drew suddenly starts to act weird. Yong-sun has no idea how to help, but he has a feeling that it has to do with the mysterious text messages Drew has been getting.

Wow it’s Valentine’s Day what a coincidence asjbdgh

I stopped writing once I got to the confession scene because 1) I won Camp NaNo 2) I’m an awkward bean and so is Yong-sun and I feel everything he’s feeling adbjsh

Hey look it’s me

So the 20k words I wrote during Camp NaNo have a lot of great scenes of Yong-sun’s Dad and?? I love this dork?? Why is he barely present in the earlier parts

Did I mention I love him

I’m super insecure about this paragraph for multiple reasons, one being that it’s personal and it doesn’t feel good enough and the other being that I’m afraid it excludes non-binary people, but I don’t know how to change it?? Help???

Also I changed the actual name to [someone] because spoilers but you can probably guess who it is ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I really hope there aren’t any typos in these bjshd I was too afraid to check because I’m lazy dsfh If there’s a major error please point it out though because English isn’t my first language so I might not catch it once I reread my draft (don’t worry about being rude I would love you for it). Anyways hope you enjoyed these. Look it’s not all memes!!

Want to know more about my WIP?

💛 Introducing My Characters
💛 Sharing 7 lines from the WIP
💛 Snippets: How To Flirt 101 by Andrew Lewis and Yong-sun is a Blue Cow
💛 All Hallows Write Tag 
💛 Winter Is Here Write Tag
💛 Your WIP in Gifs Tag
💛 Let’s Celebrate Winning Camp NaNo With Some Snippets! // Part I

How’s your writing going? What are you working on? Do you share snippets of your writing on your blog/anywhere on the internet? Let me know in the comments!

Let’s Celebrate Winning Camp NaNo With Some Snippets! // Part I

As promised in my July wrap up I will share some snippets from my WIP! I randomly selected some stuff that my eyes fell on/that I remembered liking while writing them, as I’m not ready to reread everything that I’ve written yet dsnkgj

Yong-sun An is worried about a lot of things, but at the top of his list? The future. Worried his anxiety will get in the way of everything he does, he has no clue what he’ll do after graduation. If he even graduates. Because that’s another thing he worries about. Not that his grades are bad, far from it, but one time it’s bound to go wrong, right?

Meanwhile, his not-best friend (except he is his best friend) Drew suddenly starts to act weird. Yong-sun has no idea how to help, but he has a feeling that it has to do with the mysterious text messages Drew has been getting.

My son is a (hopefully lmao) relatable Mess™

I love how Hye-su included Peach’ title – gotta show that girl the respect she deserves

sdhgj I couldn’t resist

More relatable Mess™ Yong-sun An. But seriously this is me. I have a hate/love relationship when it comes to presents. I love giving people I care about presents!! But what do I do with my body!!

I initially liked this snippet but now I don’t really anymore abfjh I can’t exactly put my finger on it but?? Something’s missing. I wanted to include it though because I started to worry that my book was going to look like one big meme

Long story short: Yong-sun ended up with Benny as a nickname adjg If you’re wondering who Benny the blue cow is then we can’t be friends

I’m going to leave it at that for now, but I have a few more snippets to share for a second part! Please believe me when I say this is NOT a big meme sdgjh There are lots of serious topics and moments but most of those are pretty spoilery plus I’m not in the mood to reread them now because I’m in a good mood and most of it is very personal, so I don’t want to be affected by it.

Want to know more about my WIP?

💛 Introducing My Characters
💛 Sharing 7 lines from the WIP
💛 Snippets: How To Flirt 101 by Andrew Lewis and Yong-sun is a Blue Cow
💛 All Hallows Write Tag 
💛 Winter Is Here Write Tag
💛 Your WIP in Gifs Tag

How did Camp NaNo go for you? How is writing going in general? Can you relate to Yong-sun? Have your friends given you a nickname which you’d rather not have? Let me know in the comments!

Snippets: How To Flirt 101 by Andrew Lewis and Yong-sun is a Blue Cow

As I mentioned in my last weekly wrap up, I won Camp NaNo! And what better way to celebrate than sharing some snippets? i dunno Michelle maybe actually writing

Without further ado, let’s get started

I promise that by now I’ve changed *finger guns* to a proper sentence

rip Andrew Lewis

Also his flirting isn’t exactly working so maybe don’t follow his class

I can hear you guys think: ‘ghosts? But Michelle, I thought this was a regular contemporary?’ Yeah, there aren’t any real ghosts. Just two silly boys playing a prank  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Honestly this is my favourite scene in the entire book (for those of you not familiar, this is the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet, or at least part of it)

Acceptance is the last step Yong-sun, I’m proud of you

Shout out to whoever’s guess as to what this is about is closest to the real thing

So Drew is getting war flashbacks from this horrible restaurant they went to in Rome and honestly, same. I mean, that scene was based on my own experience when I was there with school. I will never forget that pizza that looked like the disgusting cafeteria food from Ned’s Declassified Guide

So those are my snippets! I might post something else about my WIP next week, but I’m not sure yet. If you saw a typo or something in one of the snippets, please let me know!

How did you do on Camp NaNo? How is your writing going in general? Are you a blue cow? Let me know in the comments!

Snippet Sunday Technically Monday But Sssh #4

To celebrate winning Camp NaNo I decided to share several snippets instead of the usual one today, but first:

Snippet Sunday is an awesome feature started by Samantha and this is how you participate:

  • You share a snippet of your current work in progress or whatever else you are working on. A scene, dialogue, a whole chapter, a poem – anything goes. 
  • Link your Snippet Sunday back to Samantha’s blog 
  • Ta da! Snippet Sunday complete

So while it’s technically Monday, go join in on the Snippet Sunday fun!


Snippet 1: messages between Yong Sun and Drew. I still need to figure out the formatting, but I didn’t want to focus too much on that during the first draft. Also it’s the evening before their trip to Rome so that’s what Reyna’s is referring to at the end

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Snippet 2: It’s the first day of their school trip to Rome. Three out of four friends are already at the airport where their year group and teachers are meeting up.

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I had completely forgotten about the Spongebob caveman meme but I’m definitely keeping it

Snippet 3:

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Snippet 4: Yong Sun and Drew are in their hotel room, ready to go to sleep

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Snippet 5: Yong Sun and Drew are in their hotel room again, once again ready to sleep

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And that was my last snippet! There are sooo many more that I’d love to share, but they’re too important to the plot so

But I hope you enjoyed these!

If you participated in Camp NaNo, how did you do? Let me know in the comments!

Snippet Sunday #1

I’ve been meaning to participate in Snippet Sunday ever since Samantha came up with the idea, but I either didn’t have the time or I forgot. Now that it’s Summer I can finally participate though!

How to participate in Snippet Sunday:

  • You share a snippet of your current work in progress or whatever else you are working on. A scene, dialogue, a whole chapter, a poem – anything goes. 
  • Link your Snippet Sunday back to Samantha’s blog 
  • Ta da! Snippet Sunday complete

I’ll be sharing a snippet from my unnamed contemporary wip that I mentioned in this post. I haven’t mentioned the plot anywhere yet, and I’m not going to (not yet anyway) since I’m still working on that. I’ve mostly been working on the outline, so the snippet I’ll be sharing is already a few months old and might not even make it in the final draft, but that’s something for Future!Michelle to decide.

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Context: Drew is the one asking for food, Yong Sun, whose POV the book is written from, is the one answering.

Even though I haven’t written that much yet, it was hard to choose one snippet. I just love writing Yong Sun and Drew’s banter.

Are you participating in Snippet Sunday? (hint: you should) I’d love to read your snippet so leave the link in the comments! Do you love food as much as Drew does? It wouldn’t surprise me if I wrote this dialogue when I was hungry myself haha. Let me know in the comments!

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