Sunday, July 22, 2012

Six Sentence Sunday - Wireless

I'm serious, this year is flying by. We're almost to August, and my brain still thinks it's March. I'm gonna wake up next week and find out it's 2017.

Anyhow, it's Sunday again, and that means a snippet.  This week, the opening lines of Wireless, my futuristic/science fiction work in progress:

The ground is always moving in San Angeles. If it’s not one of the massive machines lumbering from one monolithic construction project to the next, it’s another day, another quake. Yesterday, there was an earthquake strong enough to spill my coffee on the sleek stainless console in Sim Room 12, and just this morning, a smoke-belching earthmover—one of the small ones, the kind with tire treads that can only fit two full grown adults—went by and made the lights flicker.
But every other Thursday at exactly fourteen thirty, my balance goes straight to hell. Whatever I’m holding has about a fifty percent chance of tumbling to the floor, so I always make sure my hands are empty and, if I can swing it, I’m sitting.
Because every other Thursday at exactly fourteen thirty, Aiden Maxwell strolls in through the simhouse’s front door. 

Want to play along? It’s fun and easy!
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 your blog or website on Sunday


  1. Awwww, what a sweet thing to think. Great six and love the descriptive feel of 'his' reality.

  2. Interesting. I enjoyed the excerpt very much, super descriptive!

  3. Yes, I really liked the ending of that six. Thanks for sharing!