I have been tagged by Hannah Williams in the 777 Writing Challenge. This is the first time I've ever done something like this, and it is so fun! The Rules are: The 777 challenge requires you go to Page 7 of your work-in-progress, scroll down to Line 7 and share the next 7 lines in a blog post. Once you have done this, you can tag 7 other bloggers to do the same with their work-in-progress.
I am going to share from Wither, as this is the current work-in-progress consuming all of my time, and the required lines are too perfect not to share:
"But there was no
one left to speak against me. For years, I had labored in silence—agonized in
silence—nurtured only by the memory of counsel. But, like my roses, memories only
last for so long before they shrivel and fade. And my roses were
withering away. Soon, I feared
that I too would be nothing more than a long-forgotten memory. I shifted,
stricken with guilt, as I remembered the horror on Merchant Haverly’s face when
I told him the tribute I demanded. He had been ready to pay for his blundering
mistake, but he had not thought even me, a monster, capable of such
I nominate the other Five Enchanted Roses authors: Jenelle Schmidt, Dorian Tsukioka, Hayden Wand and Kaycee Browning. I also nominate Olivia K. Fisher, Joy C., and Sarah Bailey.