If I had to describe myself, it would be in a word that has many meanings with a complexity which falls off the tongue.
A word made up of many elements, is deceptive in appearance, and creates an illusion from the imagination.
My word would be Phantasmagoric. ~Summer Ross

Friday, August 20, 2010

Andaya's looks:

First, I want to say Wow!! There are so many talented writers. Second, Hello all my new followers, I hope you enjoy my blog ...waves ecstatically...
and Third...

The two people who I thought had the closest of Andaya's looks right were:  Francine at Romancing the blog 

she said " Hi,

Lovely piece of writing.

So now the guessing begins: Her skin like alabaster, lips pale pink, large eyes dark (black beads), shoulder length hair (black) and fine with feathered fringe, she's dainty slim, barely a teen, borne of wild imaginings and fanciful tastes in clothes; soft pretty colours, glitter trimmings and sparkly beads.

and Steph at maybe genius
 she said:
"Andy is fairly young, probably no older than 15. She's petite with gray or silver eyes and long silvery blond hair. Ethereal-looking. She's probably pale and has dark circles under her eyes from lack of sleep. She walks with her shoulders a little hunched, like she has the world on her shoulders.

Interesting bit about the souls and the city!"

 ***mostly right except in age. ****

This is what I kind of see in my mind. The first picture is what she might look like inside Black Diamond City, the second picture, is what she might look like after Black Diamond city. Obviously these pics are not mine, so their sources are given below each picture.Dark eyes and dark hair shes 18 yrs old in black diamond city, but about 16 in the snippet I gave.



~Nicole Ducleroir~ said...

So much fun reading your work and seeing the inspiration for your character! Best of luck with the MS :))

Jen said...

Great pictures!!! I love your character! She was great and it seems that Francine is also on point around this blog. She's had some great guesses!

I'm not such a great guesser... it happens!

Thank you for your entry, it was awesome!!! Withot you it would not have been as huge! I appreciated all entries and glad to see you met some new bloggers!

Summer Ross said...

Nicole- Thank you, I don't know how long it will be yet LOL still getting to the final scenes.

Jen- Guessing isn't my strong suit either. Your a good host. well done on the blogfest Jen

RosieC said...

This was a lot of fun. I like your character's look.

If you get a chance, stop by my blog to pick up an award from me :)

Mary Campbell said...

She's close to how I imagined her - great pics and interesting character.

Damyanti said...

Cool pics!

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting!

Terry Stonecrop said...

I like her looks. This sounds like a great story! I think I got her age right, maybe:)

Christina Lee said...

OOOh me likey!

aspiring_x said...

i wasn't too off with this one! hooray!- except the age... i thought she was much younger

Hanna C. Howard said...

I love it! Well done.

Shannon O'Donnell said...

Oh, I love that top picture! Your story sounds so interesting, Summer. Thanks for your comments at my blog - you are awesome. :-)

Summer Ross said...

Mary~~ I'm glad it was close to your thoughts.

Terry~~ I think you were one of the few right about age LOL its always fun to see it from another view.

Christina~~ :) thanks for commenting

Aspiring_x~~ You were right on some of it!! :)

Hanna~~ Thank you!

Susan Fields said...

I love your pictures! Those were some great guesses, too. Have a wonderful weekend!

Elizabeth Mueller said...

How pretty! I had so much fun with this fest, I hope you did too. Have a great weekend. :)

Summer Ross said...

Shannon~~ I do too, the top picture is so...je ne sais quoi (I don't know what) it has appeal though lol

Susan~~ Thank you- I hope you have a great weekend too.

Elizabeth~~ I had a lot of fun with this fest. :)

Dianne K. Salerni said...

Wonderful pictures! Your excerpt was intriguing!

Steph Sinkhorn said...

Interesting! Yay, I was close! I had a feeling she was younger because her mother was babying her, but that's probably because she's so worried about her, yes? Nice job :)

Summer Ross said...

Diane~~ thank you

Steph~~ Yes her mother is worried, worried she'll turn out like grandma and be the crazy person everyone stares at lol.

Francine said...


Oh, she's so cute, and those big big eyes.


Brenda Drake said...

Nice. Didn't get it right, but loved the piece! :D

Nicole Murray said...

I just loved the concept of your story and wish the best of luck with it. Congrats on the award BTW!

Jemi Fraser said...

Those were great guesses (I didn't do very well at too many of the blogs yesterday!) - love th pics :)

Talei said...

Oh wow, she's lovely! ;)) I think I got some right I didn't pick how petite she would be. Good luck with your MS. ;))

Roland D. Yeomans said...

Your writing is always so lovely. Wasn't this blogfest fun? Have a great weekend, Roland

Summer Ross said...

Francine~~ I'm glad you like her pictures. :)

Brenda~~ Thank you :)

Nicole~~ thank you for the congrats...smiles. I'll do what I can with the piece, its not finished yet though lol

Jemi~~ I didn't do very well either, but it was fun

Talei~~ Thank you.

Roland~~Yes the blogfest was amazing and aww thanks for the compliment!

Renae said...
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Renae said...

What a beautiful character! I loved this entry and I must say your blog is just gorgeous!

Summer Ross said...

Renae~~ thank you very much!

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