Six Sentence Sunday

It’s time again for Six Sentence Sunday, the cool blog group where participants post six sentences of something they’ve written. Be sure to check out the other participants.

I usually set this up ahead of time but with holidays and bad weather got behind this week, so you’re getting six sentences from Arowenia, the free short story I uploaded to Smashwords the other day.

She leaned delicately on the veranda railing and closed her eyes, savoring the early summer evening. The smell of fresh cut grass wafted on the breeze, and she could hear the bugs and the bullfrogs calling to one another. It reminded her of another time and another place; a world before Claudius and his “brothers” stormed her father’s castle and butchered everything in their path. Sometimes, in her dreams, she could still hear the guards’ screams, but she was numb to them now. It was so very long ago, and time healed all, or how else could they continue living year after year, century after century?

“Oh, uh, hey.”

(at this point she looked up to see the newest fledgling of their coven, however as this is six sentences, I’m outta here!) 😉

Thanks for stopping by and be sure to check the other participants. I’ll be running late this week due to easter, but I’m hoping to actually get to read them on the PC (instead of the phone) so I can actually leave comments this week! woo-hoo!

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20 Comments

  1. Interesting set up for more to come.

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  2. Yes, Lindsay is right. Great setup. Loved the view of her surroundings. I could definitely see, hear and smell. Great use of the senses!

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  3. Great description and internal thought!

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  4. yeah good set up for the rest

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  5. Great internal thoughts. I’m full of questions now. Looking forward to reading more.

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  6. Great visuals and could really feel her internal conflict. Great six.

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  7. Great six!

    Best of luck with the book.

    And thanks for sharing.

    Allure Van Sanz

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  8. Beautiful, lyrical opening. I really enjoyed this!

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  9. Makes me wonder if she’s as sweet and innocent as she looks in the picture.

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  10. When you say “butchered everything”, does that mean there were fine cuts of everything.

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