I got an idea for NaNo! I personally think it's a good one. There's a lot of potential, anyway. I'm actually very excited about this story and I think it could be something pretty special.
We are kicking off our local NaNo on November 1. I've contacted everyone who is signed up in our region and let them know about the kickoff. We'll be doing a write-in at the same time. I think it's going to be great.
So here are the details I have so far.
Juliet Smith, a thirty five year old woman who got her "exotic" first name from a mother who wanted to offset her "boring" last name, is a high school English teacher. On an evening out with some friends, she confesses that she wants to get married, but can't seem to find the right guy. Her friends tell her she's too picky and name a list of guys she turned down because of tiny little flaws in their personality and looks. One friend comes up with an idea - a challenge, really. She challenges Juliet to put up a personal ad on an online dating service and to go out with any guy who contacts her for a date. They lay down some ground rules saying that unless the profile sounds crazy or scary, she's required to go on at least one public date with every guy - most of the time with her friends sitting at a nearby table for safety. Her dating adventures are sometimes crazy, sometimes bizarre, and sometimes even a little dangerous. The question remains - can she find true love by blindly dating?