Friday, August 20, 2010

The Big Reveal (Part Two)

To continue on with the blogfest Jen, over at Unedited is having, today is The Big Reveal.

So I gave you a snippet yesterday of my protagonist from my new YA ghost story HAUNTED MELODY and asked you to guess what she looked like.

Did anyone guess right? The vast majority of you knocked it out of the park!

Melody is an unassuming beauty with brown hair and rich brown eyes like Rachel Bilson, or Camilla Belle (Margo actually said Camilla Belle!). She's on the short side and has a medium build. And yes, she doesn't realize how pretty she is. She's brainy and a good friend.
There were so many great comments. Diane S.' actually blew me away: "Melody has dark hair with just enough wave to make it shine in the sunlight. Her complexion is fair, and her eyes are blue -- or maybe a brilliant brown.

She has no idea how beautiful she is, because she always hates herself in pictures. No static photo can capture her liveliness, her grace, or her natural, un-posed smile. "


Um, Diane were you looking over my shoulder when I was composing my character sketch?

Thanks for participating everyone and HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!

25 comments:

Jen said...

I think I was probably way off on this one! I read so many yesterday... and as you know you're always at the top of my list! However I love the person you chose.... great choice for sure!!!

Thanks again for your entry! I had so much fun with this blog fest! Who knew it would have been so huge!

Meredith said...

I love Rachel Bilson! Perfect fit for Melody :)

Bethany Elizabeth said...

That's so awesome! I can totally see it, what a great fit. :)

Renae said...

I love this picture! Great choice!

Francine said...

Hi,

Lovely pic, and lovely character.
best
F

~Nicole Ducleroir~ said...

Yay! I wasn't so far off!! Have a great weekend!

Mary Campbell said...

Love it. I pictured Clair Danes, but maybe that's not so off.

Matthew Rush said...

I can't even remember what I guessed but who cares? This was still a ton of fun! Thanks for sharing yours with us all Christina.

Today's guest blogger is Renae Mercado!

Summer Ross said...

Love the picture for this character. This was so much fun to read and reveal. Thanks so much for participating and having fun with the rest of us. I think I was close on this MC. Have a wonderful weekend!

aspiring_x said...

LOL!! off again!!
(but i was sure i'd get this one wrong!)

Dianne K. Salerni said...

Ha, ha! I'd claim I was psychic, except that I was SO WRONG on SO MANY of these! :D

Susan Fields said...

Yes, she makes an awesome Melody. I can totally see her in that scene.

Terry Stonecrop said...

Now that you mention it this pic is perfect for the character. Like this story!

Think I missed this one, too:)

DL Hammons said...

Your choice was sooo much better than mine. Duh! You are the author! :)

Brenda Drake said...

I got some of it right. I like that she looks like Rachel Bilson, it really nails it for me. :D

Clara said...

Wow Diane nailed it! And I love melody she seems so sweet!

Steph Sinkhorn said...

Beautiful! Your scene was great. Sorry I didn't make it around in time yesterday to read it!

Vicki Rocho said...

I pictured her hair a tad shorter, but overall not too bad a guess!

Lindsay (a.k.a Isabella) said...

Wow, great for for Melody. I was off but I had fun reading your snippet. :)

Kristin said...

Now that sounds like a character I wanna read about!

Talei said...

Oh she's perfect for Melody! ;)) Its been a great blogfest, totally enjoyed it. Have a lovely weekend too sweet! x

K. M. Walton said...

Yep...that's Melody.

Writing Without Periods! said...

Missed your blog, but I just got back from a week at the beach...whaaaaa, I miss that too.
Mary

DJ Kirkby said...

"just enough wave to make it shine in the sunlight", what a pretty image those words conjure up!

Jeans - Chloe said...

Good stuff! I continue to enjoy reading these posts.