It’s an opportunity for writers! Every two months, we post a prompt or question for you to share a snippet of less than 500 words. It’s designed to let you have fun, analyse your work on a smaller level, or just write something to join in.
The prompts for this edition are as follows:
(applicable for both future or established relationships)
Okay, so since I have already given you snippets from both of my other novels, which you can read here and here, I thought I would give you a snippet from the very first novel that I ever actually managed to finish. My very first book baby: JB. I’ve chosen the first snippet option, because I experimented with the other two, and I just WAS NOT HAPPY. So here we are (try #3):
I placed a hand on his shoulder, and he turned to look at me. “Hey, you,” I said softly.
“Hey,” he replied.
“Is everything all right?”
He nodded. “Just stressed about tomorrow.”
“Would it make you feel better if I told you that I think you will do brilliantly?”
He smiled in response. “A little.”
I cupped his elbows in my palms, and brought him a little closer to me. Our faces were inches apart when I said, “You will do brilliantly. I know that mind. It’s fantastic.”
He closed his eyes and leaned forward, his forehead pressing against mine.
Ah, my boys. MY BOYS. I actually adore this scene because my main character is being a supportive sweetheart, and his love interest is all nervous, and the two of them are just cutie patooties, okay? I hope you went “aww!”, otherwise I will have failed miserably at this snippet.