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Any ideas what should happen next ( in this novel I am writing)?

the man character is a man named bruce who is all in all unimpressive. He obsesses and fantasizes about this woman he hired named Lily. He got a job at his fathers publishing company after he had no where else to go. There was a time where he had promise and self worth but not anymore. he likes Lily because she is sweet to him. However he is aware this is only because she knows no better. If she knew how weak he really was she'd disrespect him like everyone else.. his father is deeming his mother is overbearing and he is miserable. any suggestion where I should go how to make him more Masculine . Eventually in the story he is going to become some one you stop routing for because he will take advantage of Lily the only person more fragile them. Jill is another character described as large her personality is big she is polar opposite of Lily. Bruce hates her because he describes her as Masculine. Jill is mean to Bruce and can spot his insecurities. She often brings them to his face. However She herself only wants bruce to like her. I want to play on the theme of masculinity verse Femininity and coming of age and in no way do I want this to be a romance novel. I want there to be intese symbolism but I am hitting a wall in the second chapter him and Lily become closer and I have no where to go. I am a girl 19 trying to write from a male perspective if you can give me some genreal ideas to make his transformation into masculinity believable tht be awesome jusneed sumthin to get my thoughts excited again this isn't the story just a synopsis -___- I do plan on making bruce into a bad character. His obession for Lily will peak and he will become controling. BUT how to get there

Asked By: ashley c - 6/27/2011
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I strongly suggest you consider talking your inadequate protagonist and make him instead the antagonist and Lily the protagonist. You can then turn him into a man who has a stalker personality, a man who feels so inadequate than he must control any woman he is involved with and one who mistakes ordinary politeness and... More
Answered By: Thomas - 6/27/2011
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This story doesnt really sound good...
Answered By: Phil - 6/27/2011
 
no, i have to have at least one character That's likable! just too depressing to continue reading without there being someone to care what happens to them
Answered By: Imjustsaying - 6/27/2011
 
really i dont think u can get through of it...if u can try to bring a twist in it by introducing another man who is handsome n has good qualities but indeed is a bad guy from within and make lily fall in love with him...then bruce cannot bare it all n then lily comes to know tht the other guy is bad but tht guy tries... More
Answered By: Ronak - 6/27/2011
 
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