Sunday, October 28, 2012

#SixSentenceSunday Week 17

The last Sunday before NaNo! Are you ready?

While waiting with pens poised and laptops charged, enjoy my newest six sentences for #SixSunday from my WIP, Guardians.

As she approached the corner, just as she opened her mouth to confront the man, a truck pulled up at the intersection, blocking her view. The truck pulled away a moment later and the man was gone.

Frustrated, she looked around to see where the man may have walked off to, but he was no where in sight. The only people around were other normal people in town. It was really like the man was just a figment of her imagination. No one else seemed concerned about this strange man in town.

Thanks for reading!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

My Expert NaNo Advice

It seems you can't go very far in the writing blogsphere this month without seeing someone adding their two cents with their "go-to" method for writing during National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo or NaNo). If I had a nickel for every post I saw just with tips or how-to's, I'd be rich. So, I figured I'd join in the foray and add in my expert advice on how to survive and succeed at NaNo. I'm sure you are just waiting with bated breath to see what kind of enlightenment I can add to the horse that has been beat to death already. So here goes.

My expert, all-knowing, sure-fire method for writing during NaNo:


Sunday, October 21, 2012

#SixSentenceSunday Week 16

Gearing up for Nano has been getting the creative juices flowing. Can't wait to start making some headway.

In the meantime, here's six more sentences of Guardians.

David laughed nervously and finished his glass of wine. He set the glass down, moved his silverware around his plate, then took a sip of his water. Alana watched the whole exchange with amused excitement. For as confident and self-assured as David was, it was cute to see him so nervous.

"Okay, we're friends, right?"

Alana nodded. "I certainly hope so."

So, where do you think David was going with this? Hmmm?

What do your your six sentences say?

Sunday, October 7, 2012

#SixSentenceSunday Week 15

Progress has been good this week. I am making strides on my manuscript. Yay!  I am also participating in NaNo this year. Hopefully that will give me the extra push to get this story finished. Woo! Here is another snippet from my WIP, Guardians.

The man slowly approached her and gestured with his hand again. Slowly, Alana pulled her pendant out from under her shirt and held it out to him without removing it from her neck. He nodded and touched it reverently.

"Would you like to see it?" she asked as she started to pull the chain over her head.

He shook his head and pressed his hand against hers, keeping the pendant in place. When she dropped the chain, he released her hand with a nod.

Thank you for reading! What do your six sentences say?