- Grab the book closest to you.
- Open to page 123, look down to the 5th sentence.
- Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog.
- Include the title and the author's name.
"John?" She cleared her throat. "Tell you what. Do you have something I can write on?"Does that count as three sentences? Or should I continue?
Numbly, he shook his head. He'd left his pad in the house. Idiot.Yunno, this excerpt does no justice to the book.
It's from "Lover Awakened" by J.R. Ward and this is not a dull book. In fact, this is a big scene. It's interesting when you take something out of context, isn't it?
Let me try this with one of my WIPs:
"Milla. Stop. Listen." He folded her hands inside his, staring down into her face. "I’m crazy about you."Gee, and that pronouncement didn't even come from her love interest!
How about this one:
It didn't work. The moment Booboo knew she was awake, he crawled up to her face and patted her cheek with a soft paw.Huh, this happens after quite a big night for our heroine.
And lastly, this one:
Laurie stood at the passenger side door and stared at Clint across the seat. "Do I get a say in this?"Hey, that's the best sounding one yet.
"Not if you're going to say no."
Anyone care to join me? If you do, leave a comment and let me know so I can go take a peek (no, you don't have to post from your own stuff).