Weekend Writing Warriors is a weekly hop for writers to share an 8 to 10 sentence snippet of their writing on Sundays.
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Here are ten sentences from my recent release, ’Til Death Do Us Part:
“You know, if the plane goes down we’re all goners anyway.”
The color left Sam’s cheeks and Henry felt obliged to add, “It’s not going to go down, Sam. Flying is safer than driving, and you drive every day.”
“I know. It’s just one of those things. Don’t you have anything you’re irrational about?”
Henry thought about the infatuation he harbored for his blue-eyed, sandy blond-haired coworker, sitting obliviously beside him. That was undoubtedly irrational, but Henry opted to ignore the question. Instead he replied, “Before you know it we’ll be on the beach in Honiara collecting data and soaking up the sun. I promise.”
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Henry and Sam Miller-Greene are living the dream. They love their careers — which afford each of them opportunities to travel to exotic locations — they love their home, Sam’s caring family, and each other. They disagree on the subject of adoption, but are fully committed to each other in marriage … ’Til Death Do Us Part.
The dream is shattered when Henry’s plane crashes, and he’s presumed dead. But four people — Henry, two other men, and a child — survive undetected on a remote, small, and insignificant island. Will Sam and Henry’s love be able to survive as well?
Henry fights to endure in harsh conditions, never knowing when disaster will strike. Sam struggles with his loss, but with help moves on with his life. Will Sam be able to put aside his new love when he reunites with Henry?
10 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Warriors / #8sunday / 06/19/16”
Considering the title, that’s a very ominous conversation. And it reveals a lot about both of them. Great snippet!
It’s certainly ominous, but they’re safe on that particular trip. 🙂 Thanks!
I liked the ‘tone’ of the snippet, very smooth, and told us a lot about the character. Terrific!
Thank you! 😀
Good setup, Addison.
Thank you! 😀
Fear of flying is certainly relatable. Very realistic characters and setup. Great snippet.
Thank you! 😀
If this isn’t from one of the beginning chapters, I’m not sure it fits to describe the coworker’s eye and hair color. This description stands out a bit to me. If the coworker has already been described previously, wouldn’t Henry just refer to him as “hot” or something?
Ah, but it is toward the beginning. It’s from the first flashback scene and was deliberate to give the reader an image of one of the MCs. 😉