Newness!

It all started with a simple writing prompt:

“Smoke hung so thick in the library’s rafters, that she could read words in it”

A fellow member of my favorite writing group on Facebook (here) posted a ’30 Day Flash Fiction’ list of writing prompts… and seeing as how I’ve been stuck on all my other projects, I figured I’d try my hand at it.

On the downside, I only made it to day 2.

However, I’m now 2000+ words deep into a new story, that’s been incredibly fun to write, and also very well received by the Facebook group members.

Will this end up being the next New York Times bestseller? One can only hope. But even if I only get halfway through and hit a brick wall, it’s been a good experience so far. A completely new genre, a new writing workflow, and a couple new characters that I’ve completely fallen in love with…

I present the first chapter (of many – fingers crossed!) of… well, I don’t know what it’s called just yet. And I haven’t reached the smoke in the library rafters bit either, but I hope you enjoy!

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