I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group!
I almost skipped out this week, figuring I’ve promo’d most of what I’ve already published to death by now, and I want to get closer to publication time for my WiP before starting back in on that one. But then I remembered that the rules of Rainbow Snippets are pretty loose, and there’s no reason I can’t snip from some of my free flash fiction. So, that’s what I’m doing.
This week I’m snipping from Nathan & Anthony – Neighbor’s Yappy Dog. It’s a short and simple, cozy little scene written using the prompt, “neighbor’s yappy dog” (duh?). Anyway, if you like these opening lines and want to read the rest, it’s free right here on my website (once there, click the flashfic title to toggle it open on that page).
Context not really needed since these are the opening lines, but since the snippet cuts off before making this clear, I’ll point out that it’s a weekend morning, and Nathan is sleeping in (or trying to).
Although he’s not named in this snippet, this scene is told from Nathan’s 3rd-person POV:
This week’s snippet:
As mentioned above, if you want to read the rest of this short but cute flash fiction scene, just click here, then toggle open the correct scene (just over 1/2-way down the page).