I belong to several writers groups on Facebook. In one group, someone suggested that everyone post a sentence or two from their WIPs. I’m going to post a few short excerpts here, instead. I figure you’ll be more interested in reading them.
I have two WIPs on the go. The first is The Cult (Deiform Two). The second is Identity Crisis, a Rymellan story. Both are progressing well. I’ve worked out all the story problems for both projects, so now it’s just a matter of grunt writing until “The End.”
Reminder: I’m excerpting from the first drafts. The excerpts might be phrased differently in the published versions of the stories, or they might not be there at all.
- Was it insecurity? Jealousy? Did she wish she could still fool herself into believing that there would eventually be order in all this madness, that justice would prevail and everything would make sense? Why? – Jillian
- Fighting tears, she disconnected and blinked at her comm unit. Risk ruining her life, her Chosens’ lives, their daughters’ lives, and the family’s reputation, or look the other way and let a child be murdered. – Lesley Thompson
- Christ. That trust exercise of closing one’s eyes and falling back into someone’s arms had nothing on this. What if her heart didn’t start? – Jillian
- But every time I gaze at her, I’ll know that it’ll only be a matter of time before she turns on me. So I’m not only afraid for her. I’m afraid for myself. – Jayne Thompson
Since it’ll be a while before either story is released, I’ll post more excerpts over the coming months.