Sunday, 9 January 2011

Six Sentence Sunday #1

Ok, so I'm  just starting out with this six sentence Sunday thing. I'm busy meddling with a pretty major writing project, as yet unnamed - and largely unwritten. This is the draft beginning of the prologue for the first book.

The chill set in as we wandered slowly down the hill road overlooking the town. The cloudless sky afforded a pristine view of the visible stars, while the full moon lit up the countryside. No artificial lights were on in the town. And we waited. We had fifteen minutes left.

Fifteen long minutes until they began to turn the universe off.

20 comments:

  1. ooooh! Very intriguing. Nice post! xx

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  2. A shocking six - leaves you wondering how you can possibly carry on from there with fifteen minutes to the end of everything. :-O

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  3. Wow, you've grabbed my attention. I so want to read more.

    Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday!

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  4. Wow! Now that's the way to start a story!

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  5. Oh this looks really good. I can't wait for more of this.

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  6. Wow, I want to read why the universe is going off!

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  7. I'm intrigued. I want to read more.

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  8. OH! I missed your last line the first time through. What a dynamite clincher to the scene! So unexpected with the sudden shift of tone and a revelation that makes the reader sit up and say "Wow."

    I'd definitely read more! Well done.

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  9. Turn the universe off? OK, I want to know.

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  10. Good job and welcome to Six Sunday!

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  11. Very nice. Got me right from the beginning. Glad to have you join us. Nice 1st offering.

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  12. great end line. My first SSS too, and your six lines definitely add to the fun.

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  14. Really awesome hook! Nice writing.

    Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday.

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  15. Cool theme! Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday.

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  16. Thank you all very much for your kind comments, this being my first 6 and all :-)

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  17. 15 minutes....wheres Superman / Fantastic 4? We need help! Whats going to happen? Will I still need pay the electric bill then? (He he) Great start :)) From one newbie to another welcome and hi. Dave

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