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Tragic things to happen in my book I'm writing?

So I'm writing this book about a boy who gets involved with a gang he doesn't have a dad but in the middle of the book he finds his mom dead by overdose what are some other intense things to keep people reading

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    -one of his non gang friends gets jumped by his gang friends & he has to decide who means more to him

    - A description of the 1st time he uses drugs

    -a long lost sister he meets as shes prosituting. & it turns out shr could be doingthat to make money & thats how he can find out about his mom

    -Gang enitiation, like him robbing a store or having to do a hit

    -Later have a kid join the gamg thats younger than him, but have him have the perfect life

    -Sleeping in thestreet

    -having him walk around the town with a gun on him, not looking guilty

    -Him selling drugs to kids younger than him hoing down the same path

    -him getting arrested somhow & being questioned by the cops, not knowing who to call

    -stabbing another friend who wasnt in the gang

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    The following might inspire some ideas:

    -The gang forces the boy to make his first kill

    -Someone close to him dies

    -He is sealed in the gang, if he leaves, it's by dying (he just found this out)

    -His girlfriend is raped by other gang members, or his gang; which teaches him of the roughness and attitude of the criminal underworld.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    some people stop reading because books are too real most people read to get away from real life think about that

    Source(s): MY GREAT UNICORN MIND
  • 9 years ago

    Well, he's involved with a gang, isn't he? Gangs are notorious for murder, world-wide.

    Source(s): The little knowledge I have of generic gangs.
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