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Share Time Thursday – Why? I Was feeling Saucy

Greetings Everyone!

If you look to your left you will see my pride and joy, Zeus. He helps me with my writing… okay he rubs on my fingers so I can’t type, but he thinks he’s helping. He also “helps” me read too ;o)

Okay. Truth. I have no idea what to blog about and I didn’t want to have a week with just one post. I have to keep trying to be more regular with my posts, so I thought I’d share some writing today, so y’all could get an idea of what I’m about…err, what my writing’s about ;o) As if that’s hard to figure out… Muh ha ha

So this is what I wrote last night. It’s a scene where the MC Snow and Vaughn are on a date, sort of… I’m not looking for critique’s unless you want to. Mostly just wanted to have share time today ;o)

So, here ya go.

I grabbed a green crayon out of the miniature ridged plastic glass and tried to draw a flower on the paper tablecloth with our server’s name scrawled across it.

A large sign that said Pizzalicious blinked in neon red. I was convinced the joint was owned by a couple of hillbillies. A fake stained glass ghetto light hung over the table looking like a bug could fall from it at any time.

I shifted in the yellow faux leather booth, making plastic farting noises with my legs. “Where’d you find this place?”

“A friend told me about it.”

I picked up the ratty menu and scanned it. “You know what this place needs?”

He turned his menu over. “What?”

“Boxed Wine. Oh wait.” I pointed to the menu. “Look it’s already here. Yay for us.”

He cocked his head to the side, clicking his tongue on the roof of his mouth. “Is there anything you do like here?”

“I like this crayon.”

Please keep in mind this is total first draft mode. I’m revising and needed some new scenes. It might get cut, who knows, but thought I would share!

I have 150 followers! Wow – you guys are great!

I’ll see you tomorrow for the Friday Featured Blog ;o) Enjoy your Thursday!

15 Responses to “Share Time Thursday – Why? I Was feeling Saucy”

  1. My cat is Gypsy — Gypsy, the warrior princess. She demanded her avatar on my blog be a tiger. If you left-click your cursor over her avatar, she will purr. But careful. She has a tendency to pounce on your cursor and eat it. Warrior Princesses!

    I have put another post on my blog : WHAT STAR TO STEER BY, inspired by the John Masefield poem. I hope you like it. It even has a video of Poe’s “A Dream Within A Dream.” What service!

    Thanks for your kind comments, Roland

  2. Cute pic, and you made me hungry for pizza even though the place you described doesn’t sound too wholesome.

  3. I think I’ve been there, on a date no less. LOL. Except I wasn’t allowed to order anything but breadsticks and I had to share!

    I think it’s great to see tidbits of your work. You’re voice is really strong. These little peeks are always so exciting.

  4. Roland – Gypsy! I love it. Will definitely check it out! Thank you ;o)

    Medeia – Thanks, he’s sort of famous, was on author Janet Evanovich’s website once ;o) Yeah, Luckily, this place is all in my mind, however I did go to a Chinese restaurant and something fell on my head… Gah. Horrible time! Thanks!

    Heidi – LOL- oh no! Dang, no pizza even? That sucks. I do love the breadsticks though.

    Thank you for reading ;o) I agree, I love to read other people’s stuff ;o)

  5. Thank you for the lovely comments on my blog. Scratch Zeus behind the ear for me. Wish us both luck in getting published, Roland

  6. Diane says:

    Looks edgy and I love when one character irks the other. :O)

  7. Adam says:

    Hehe, lurve the lil story, Erica. 🙂

    Yay for 150 followers!
    That beats me by a fair few, though I gained several from your featuring of my blog, which is awesome! 😉


  8. I love the writing sample. The voice is great, and I giggled. That’s awesome.

  9. Melissa says:

    I love your writing sample. I could picture it perfectly from your description. And I love that last line:)

  10. Jamie D. says:

    Great description, Erica. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    And congrats on the 150 followers – well deserved. 😉

  11. Congrats on the 150!!

    And great story excerpt. You had me laughing. All it needs is boxed wine…hahahaha!! Great scene setting.

  12. Luvs it. Made me smile.

    Congrats on the big 150! 😉

  13. C R Ward says:

    Great scene from your WIP! I really love “I shifted in the yellow faux leather booth, making plastic farting noises with my legs”. I think this is something we can all relate to! 😉

    Congrats on the 150 followers!

  14. Roland – Will do ;o) And *crossing fingers*

    Diane – Me too ;o) Thank you!

    Adam – Thanks Adam ;o) I’m so glad it helped you gain some more!

    Susan – Thank you! Love to make people giggle, so yay!

    Melissa – Thanks so much. Oh that’s a great thing!

    Jamie – Thank you ;o)

    Carolina – Thank you! That’s awesome. I love to make people laugh ;o)

    Karen – Yay for smiling “smiling is my favorite!” Thanks ;o)

    CR – Thank you! I agree, it’s happened to me a lot…LOL ;o)

  15. Ha! That made me laugh at the end. 🙂

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