It is never too early, but you could leave it too late…
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And so here we are. Well, I say ‘we’… 😉
Like I posted earlier, ‘we’ are going to be inspired by one or more of the girls on vickiedoodles’ site here:
Oh, and if you visit/link vickiedoodles’ site please keep everything appropriate. Thank you
Would you like a ‘rules’ reminder?
- I post 3words every day for the duration of the story
- ‘we’ write 100 words of an ongoing story each day
- ‘we’ repeat these two steps until ‘we’ reach the final day
Ok, so here are the day1 3words… CONFESS – CIRCLE – CONTACT.
And part1 of my story…
“I know one of you did it, and I won’t stop till I find out which.”
I glared at each of the six girls in turn, forcing them into a moment’s direct eye contact, hoping one might look away, thereby confessing. But none did, and I knew I shouldn’t have expected it to be that easy.
They were sitting in a circle in the garden, while I paced around the outside of them, thinking that by forcing them to see the others it might also provoke a confession. But, again, I wasn’t confident.
“Okay,” I said. “Who wants to start?”
I’m not focusing on this until later, but wanted to let you know what the inspiration behind this month’s story prompt will be…
Victoria da Silva has kindly allowed us to use one or more of her lovely girl doodles to be our inspiration. They can be found here:
So, please go have a look, choose one or more or them all, and prepare to begin your story. I’ll be back with the words in around 4-5 hours, as I usually focus on them after eight, after all the stuff I HAVE to do is done.
Also, be aware that Victoria has her own challenge, and would like you to share short stories about her doodles, be they part of your August 3words or something else stand alone. Please play along.
HOW BRAVE ARE YOU? is the working title of the compelling and eye-opening book I have been editing for the wonderful Nicole Delacroix:
It is a riveting and sexyfun read, being a somewhat voyeuristic ride through the innermost thoughts of all the kind (and kinky) souls who anonymously completed Nicole’s questionnaire. I was intrigued, shocked, amused and (yes, I’ll admit it, a little) titillated by its honesty and good-time-sass. 😮 🙂
So yes, the final run-through is now complete, and I want to thank Nicole for letting me play a part in her crazywonderful ride, and wish her & HBAY all the very best in finding an agent/publisher.
The question now is: HOW BRAVE IS AN AGENT?
If you think you know of one who might just be brave and insightful enough to be interested in an unputdownably sexy read, please get in touch. 🙂
Yep, you heard right. 🙂
Slightly different cover to the eBook
but now available at CreateSpace
link to be updated when… updated. 🙂
Again, thanks to JOY VANN for providing the title to one of the stories – you are mentioned at least twice in the book. As will be any other future competition winner. 🙂
Back to the editing ‘grind’… Although it so far hasn’t been, because I’ve loved everything I’ve worked on, so there’s that.
Then I completed the paperback upload/design for 3words Redux, so I hope to announce that tomorrow, assuming all looks good. Current cover:
And then I inserted the BE AWARE warning into TELL ME SOMETHING TRUE:
Without the bubble. So, I hope that helps. Thanks, all, for your thoughts on the same.
Oh, and yesterday I was directed towards a FABULOUS new (to me, anyway) writer, who I will be reviewing tomorrow, when I finish reading her second book. I am in awe of her writing, and emailed her regarding a couple of things, and am equally in awe of her response. She seems to be the kind of young woman I would have loved to have been twenty years ago. Well, if I’d been a woman, of course. But her style, her phrasing… well, more tomorrow. 🙂