This week, from L. A. Witt, a nibble of Where There's Smoke, my current work-in-progress...
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Sitting back in his chair, he absently turned the stainless Zippo lighter between his fingers. “I have to convince the voters to elect you as their governor, which means you need to convince me to put in the effort.” His eyebrows rose almost imperceptibly.
Jesus. I’d been a failure as an actor for a lot of reasons, but stage fright wasn’t one of them. Sitting across from Anthony, I was about as articulate as a kid who’d found out a minute too late he wasn’t ready to take center stage in the school play.
1. pick a project – a current WIP, contracted work or even something readers can buy if you’re published
2. pick six sentences
3. post ‘em on Sunday