Six Sentence Sunday

After it’s holiday break, Six Sentence Sunday, the weekly event where writers post six sentences from any manuscript they choose (published, unpublished, work in progress) has resumed. I’d like to say I have some kind of logical plan for my six sentence choices, but I don’t.

So, today’s comes from my WIP Ties of Blood because it won at eeniey-meeney-miney-mo.


(working cover)

(Jorick has promised to take Katelina somewhere warm, and she’s getting impatient for him to fulfill that promise)

“All in due time.  You’re one of the most impatient creatures I’ve ever met. It takes time to make preparations.” His face became serious. “I can’t just go on spur of the moment trips anymore.  Between luggage x-ray and security checks it’s very hard to travel with a vampire in a trunk. I like to think I’m very patient with your human limitations,” he commented quietly. “In return…”

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  1. I can imagine traveling with a vampire in a trunk lol

  2. I totally understand where he is coming form. Travel has gotten to be such a hassle these days.

  3. Love it! I can’t imagine trying to travel with a vampire in a trunk. 🙂

  4. Delightful. Big smile here. Thanks Joleene.

    Happy New Year.

  5. Vampire in a trunk. what a concept

  6. Damn TSA! LOL

  7. Sharon

     /  January 2, 2011

    lol, that is great.

  8. Never thought about the new security check points making it difficult to travel with a vampire in your luggage – hahahaha.


  9. evecassidy

     /  January 2, 2011

    Vampire in trunk. hehehe

  10. LOL. I guess that would make travel more complicated.

  11. Elizabeth Reyes

     /  January 2, 2011

    LOL Very nice Joleene. I like “cool” characters. =)

  12. Love your sense of humour.

  13. “it’s very hard to travel with a vampire in a trunk.” I love that line. 🙂

  14. Very fun dilemma! Great sample!

  15. TSA versus vampires. Love it!

  16. Traveling like that, I’d imagine xrays are a bitch lol

  17. Oh wow! What a concept!! Love it.

  18. Vampire in a trunk…LOL great!

  19. sarabrookes

     /  January 3, 2011

    A very funny look at a situation every vampire must surely face. LOL

  20. You know, these things are overlooked so often, but it’s got to be harder going fanged or furred these days–no matter who you are.

  21. human limitations…

    LMAO That was too funny!

    He might have to be in a trunk but she gets the pat down if she doesn’t get scanned by those naked body scanners. Hard to think of who has it worse. 😛

  22. Hi Joleene,thanks for the invite / info.

    Nice lines.Ps- A vamp shoudn’t complain, at least it would be dark in the trunk…he he


  23. She could always say she was transporting the body…

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