This is a tag/you’re it game, a Lucky Seven writing meme:
- Go to page 77 of your current MS
- Go to line 7
- Copy down the next 7 line/sentences, and post them as they’re written. No cheating.
- Tag 7 other writers.
My latest manuscript is called Blind Regret, a multi-time period novel with WWI, of course, as one of the time periods, and a woman and her grandfather as the protagonists.
On the kitchen table was a map of France with yellow highlights marking places her grandfather mentioned in his diaries: Le Havre, Bailleul, Cassel, Arras, Thiepval, Amiens and others clustered primarily in the north. Grace loved to roll the names around on her tongue, exotic sounds from a different culture.
She lifted her head as a car backed down the driveway gravel spitting in all directions followed by the roar of an engine accelerating quickly. Music blasted from the second floor. How on earth can they do their homework with all that noise? She thought about
Out of context, these sentences look rather forlorn. But, I’m excited about the story! Now all I have to do is think of seven folks to tag!