Sunday, November 27, 2011

Six sentence Sunday

I have finally done it. I have finally remembered to register in time and get myself to the computer before 9:00 a.m. on a Sunday. Here is my entry for Six Sentence Sunday.

Six Sentence Sunday is a simple blog hop for authors and aspiring authors. You sign into a Linky list at http://www.sixsunday.com/ between 6 p.m. ET Tuesday and midnight the following Saturday, including the link to your blog; then before 9 a.m. that Sunday, you put exactly SIX sentences from your novel—any novel, published or in progress—on your blog. Readers then follow the link on the home page to read the samples. If the author asks for a comment, you can leave one, but it's not mandatory.

Sounds simple, but for some reason, I've managed to let it slip past me, week after week, until now.

So, here are six sentences from Chapter 2 of The Bones of the Earth, now available on Amazon and Smashwords.  



“I can’t kill a sleeping man,” Hrech said in a very small voice.
Javor look at Hrech directly, something he almost never did. “You know what they’re going to do to the girls—rape them repeatedly. They’ll take turns with them, and when they get tired of them, they’ll kill them and go to another village and take more girls. We’ll never see them again alive, unless we do something right now. Are you with me or not?”

Hope you like it. Comments welcome!

9 comments:

  1. Whoa. Great incentive to keep going. Nice six!

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  2. Compelling motivation right there. I'm with Javor.

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  3. How could he say no after that? Well done!

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  4. A compelling six sentences! I bought the kindle version of The Bones Of The Earth last night. Can hardly wait to read it!

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    1. Well, thanks for telling me, Louise!

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  5. These words actually made me want to read the rest of the book. I know nothing about the character's, the plot or the world it's set in but I surprised myself by buying it on amazon! Really exited to get to read it.
    Never thought a six sentence sample had that kind of power.

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    1. Thanks for letting me know! And since you liked the sample, please tell me what you thought of the whole book, too.

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  6. I'm curious now! I want to read the rest!

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    1. Great to hear it! Just click on the book cover image in the right-hand column to get to a place where you can buy it. And let me know what you think of the whole story!

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