Sunday, April 14, 2013

Weekend Writing Warriors #10!

Well, jeez. I didn't even know if I'd make it in time for this week's WWW. We had a spectacular ice storm in these parts. Yes, I said ice. It's April and we're still experiencing sub-zero temperatures. Can someone please punch Mother Nature in the kidneys for me? Actually, I can't really complain. Despite not having power for two days, we stayed warm thanks to our wood stove, which also served as a cooking surface. Perhaps it wasn't the brightest idea to eat wieners, beans, and chili in the same day, but you gotta do what you gotta do. Plus, it was an excellent way to keep the home fires burning. Anywho, we survived with minimal damage to the trees on our property, and we're now happily defrosting. So, how's about something to warm us all up? Here's another little snippet from my first ever cowboy story, Chasing Destiny.

“I guess you’ve lost your sense of adventure.”
Indignation lit her up like a firecracker. “I have not.” She wanted to slap the no-good know-it-all, but her mind and body weren’t known for their communication skills. So she kissed him. A firm, possessive kiss that caught them both by surprise. Her lips burned from the stubble that grazed his upper lip. Her eyes were open wide, not from fear but adrenaline.

Yeehaw! :D Now, off you go to visit some of the other Weekend Writing Warriors! Hope you all have a fabulous day! 
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20 comments:

  1. I love me some cowboys. You go girl, kiss the smirk plum off his face.

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    1. I had fun writing this cowboy story. Maybe I'll do him, er, it again sometime. :D

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  2. Thank goodness for wood stoves, yes? Glad the power's back on...enjoyed the excerpt, loved her way of communicating!

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    1. Indeed! It saved me from turning into a human popsicle. Glad you enjoyed the excerpt, Veronica! I'm off to read yours! :)

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  3. Yay for power! Yay for putting one know-it-all cowboy in his place! Just yay!

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  4. Ha! Can't wait to see his response to that. My husband has been gone all week working on ice storm damage in MN. He's finally coming home today, yay!

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    1. This has been such a far-reaching storm. So glad your hubby's coming home! Thanks for stopping by, Eleri! :)

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  5. These snippets from Chasing Destiny have been cute and hot -- just like you, Evvie! (It's OK that I call you Evvie, right?) Hot enough to melt the icicles off of any cowboy, I suspect. Can't wait to read it! (And yes, Mother Nature sucks right now.)

    LOL Laurie, "kiss the smirk plum off his face!" Love it!

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    1. Of course it's okay! I love it. :D So glad you've been enjoying the snippets, DFC! I'll share some more next week.

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  6. Evelyn, that was fantastic. Good for her!

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    1. Thanks so much, Ella! I appreciate it! :)

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  7. Terrific 8. Love the indignation! LOL
    I think Mother nature fell asleep- we still have snow and lots more than what we actually had over winter...
    Have a great Sunday!
    ~Summer
    My 8

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    1. That's just nutty! Mother Nature needs to take a hike! :P But I very much appreciate your presence here today, Summer. Thanks for stopping by!

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    1. Right you are. And the man has a game plan. ;) Thanks, Elaine!

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  9. Super eight. Loved the whisker stubble. Great job.

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    1. Thanks very much, Vonnie! So happy you enjoyed it! :)

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  10. "No good know-it-all". Great line! The whole thing was a fun read. Sorry about your weather. We got the pouring rain, instead. Supposed to be 18C (66F) tomorrow. It was 2C (34F) this morning. Go figure!

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    1. Thanks, Debbie! Let's hope we all have warm weather from here on out! :)

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