Elodie at commutinggirl.wordpress.com has tagged her readers with the “You Got the Look” meme. During NaNoWriMo, I read a lot of great snippets from other people’s WIPs and I figure I need to be brave enough to post a tiny segment of mine.
This is how it works: Search your current WIP and find the word “look”, then post some of the lines around it.
So here’s a paragraph from chapter 3 of my sci-fi/romance, which is tentatively titled ENVISION:
When I glimpse myself in the mirror, I’m mortified to discover I look like a Cirque de Soleil reject. I scrub away smears of glittery makeup and the mask of my former identity washes down the drain. I can only imagine how pathetic they must think I am. There’s no toothbrush I can use, so I make due with swishing some mouthwash, then rip through the knots in my hair with a comb. I should feel refreshed, but I don’t. Hurt and confusion coat me, a layer of grime I’m not sure will ever rinse away.
Nothing huge, but a little peek at my mc. I’d love to see more from your WIPs, so if you read this, consider yourself tagged.
And check this out…
This is the lovely bundle of books my husband gave me for my birthday. There was some conspiring via text going on between him and Jaime to finalize the titles. He cut into the Christmas list with Grave Mercy but that’s just fine by me. So excited! Now I need to set aside some time for a cup of tea and a shiny new book. :)