I’ve been tagged by Nancy S. Thompson for The Lucky 7 Meme!
Here are the rules:
- Go to p. 77 of current WIP
- go to line 7
- copy down next 7 lines, sentences or paragraphs & post them as they’re written
- Tag 7 other authors
- Let them know
My 7 lines are from my novel, 18 THINGS, & the MC has just snuck out with her friends for the first time, all part of a life list compiled of 18 things she’s doing to help her live life to the fullest after a traumatic experience. Nate is a new hottie in town, whom she met at her therapist’s office. He brings a dose of fun to her list, but also complicates things by stirring up feelings she swore she’d never have again. Soooooooooo here is goes (wow, that took almost 7 lines to explain my 7 lines, lol. Sorry–I tend to babble) . . .
I point at Nicole. “Don’t even open that Pandora’s box.”
Nate looks offended, which is so not what I was going for. I wonder what Conner would think of all this. Whenever I picture him now, he’s buttoning up his Kurt Cobain grunge style flannel, holding up three fingers in the Scout Sign, reminding me to always be prepared. But you can’t prepare for falling in love, which is why I don’t want to. Give me my place on the school math team over having a boyfriend any day. Algebra, geometry, calculus, that’s something I can fall in love with. Something precise, a formula I can figure out that always works and never disappoints, never hurts.
“What took you guys so long?” I ask Nicole, trying to avoid Nate’s frown as he fidgets with his iPod Touch.
So that’s it–what’d ya think? Here are my 7 taggers:
3. Shell Flower
Check out these 7–they’re worth a visit and a follow:) Until next Wednesday . . . hope your week is lucky!