I was tagged by Susan Lattwein, who’s an awesome author, friend, and client. Although I am an illustrator and graphic designer, I am also a writer… and Susan says she likes my writing. So…..here we go
The rules of the 777 Writing Challenge are as follows:
‘The 777 challenge requires you go to Page 7 of your work-in-progress, scroll down to Line 7 and share the next 7 sentences in a blog post. Once you have done this, you can tag 7 other bloggers to do the same with their work-in-progress.’
I nominate R Ann Greene, Colleen Chesebro, Kylie Betzner, Steph Snow, Sarah Wright, Sue Vincent, and Bette A Stevens.
My WIP is “Awakening” – a new age sci-fi thriller I’m working on.
Many states away sits an aged man of sixty, smoking the last cigarette from a pack of Camel straights. He takes a leisurely gulp from his dinner glass, which so often now contains three parts Monarch Whiskey and one part 7Up. Leaving the burning butt in the ashtray, he catches his breath as he carefully maneuvers to stand and retrieve a fresh pack from the freezer. It is a life of loneliness which he fears. With children grown and gone, only gracing his doorstep when the need for money arises, his need for some sort of accomplishment is great. He closes his freezer door with large caring hands, numb from thirty-seven years hard labor, and shuffles slowly back to the awaiting dent in the sofa.