Posted by mcm0704 on June 18, 2012 | ∞
I have a short story in this collection and tomorrow I will be at Pat Bean’s blog, introducing the central character in my story. Actually, the central character will be introducing himself. Cheeky fellow, Frank is.
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for free apps to download this book.
Next, I want to
mention that Stephen Tremp
is hosting a Breakthrough Breakout Party this week.
Today and tomorrow, June 18th and 19th, his thriller
will be available as a free download from Amazon.
Stop by his blog, say hi, and tell him thanks for your free copy.
Now I want to thank
my blogging friend, LD Masterson, for giving me the Lucky Seven Meme. This is a bit different from other blog awards in that it asks the blogger to share from a story they are currently working on. It was fun to read LD’s excerpt, and I hope you will go by her blog
and read it.
Here are the rules for the meme:
1. Go to page 77 of your current manuscript
2. Go down to line 7.
3. Copy down the next 7 lines.
4. Tag 7 others.
Okay, here is the excerpt from the book I just finished writing and am doing a final revision on. It is titled, Boxes for Beds.
‘”Heck! They don’t want me. They only take babies.” Mandy patted Leslie’s hand and Leslie almost laughed at the motherly gesture. “Come on. Help me with my English paper.”
Leslie was grateful for the diversion that ate up a couple of empty hours. But after Mandy went to bed, the loneliness and discontent settled back in like an unwelcome guest.
In those empty hours of late evening, Leslie recognized her need for someone to talk to. Being afraid and uncertain was bad enough, but having no one to share it with made it harder to bear. There was too much silence, during which her mind was busy playing frightening games with her.
I hope Lucky Seven does not turn into bad luck, but I may not tag seven people. I know how busy everyone is, and not everyone has time to play, but here are just a few of my cyber buddies.