I couldn’t resist nipping this one. I tag Lauren Dane, Megan Hart & Patrice Michelle…and any other writer who wants to do it. Of course, don’t do it if you have issues posting bits of your WIP the way I sometimes do. I didn’t today, I guess.
Turn to page 123 in your work-in-progress. (If you haven’t gotten to page 123 yet, then turn to page 23. If you haven’t gotten there yet, then get busy and write page 23.) Count down four sentences and then instead of just the fifth sentence, give us the whole paragraph.
I’ll give a few paragraphs instead. From Witch Blood…
He turned to the oven with the plate of chicken in hand. He put both the chicken and the asparagus over a low flame in a wide skillet. Soon the gentle scent of basil chicken wafted to her nostrils and made her mouth water. As the chicken and asparagus warmed, Thomas found a bottle of champagne in the fridge and popped it.
She bit into another slice of avocado and watched him. “Are we celebrating?” She didn’t see anything worthy of such at the moment.
Thomas only lifted a brow, theatrically shot his cuffs and then poured a few drops of the Veuve Clicquot into an oyster.
Isabelle curled her lip and tossed the half-eaten slice of avocado to her plate. “Ugh. That is such a waste of good champagne.”