UPDATE: The winner is…Pamela Reveal!
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I’m hard at work this week, writing the next Stepbrothers Stepping Out story, and prepping two novellas—one a SEAL story, the other a futuristic—to have ready for pre-order. I like setting up pre-orders because they set hard deadlines. I have to wrap up my work (writing/revising) by a certain date, so Amazon doesn’t slap my hand. I need deadlines. Need a whip cracking over my head to get things done.
Did anyone watch the Tony award show Sunday night? Wow. Just wow. My daughter and I are award show junkies. We watch the Oscars to look at the pretty dresses and to find out about movies we’ve never seen or heard of. Since the Oscars, we’ve watched Room (OMFG, can any movie be more depressing?) and The Revenant (Gah! How did they make twenty minutes of story stretch 2 1/2 hours long?). We watch the Grammy’s hoping for great performances, and usually, there’s only one or two we can point to and say Wow! The Tony award show was one stellar performance after another. Dear lord, those people can really sing and act. And now, I’m a Hamilton fan! Hell, I haven’t seen the play in its entirety, but I’m ready to buy the cast recording!!
Okay, so rambling again, and I did have something fun I wanted to share with you today. I’m going to make you work a bit! Writers love “prompts”. Something that unlocks a story in our heads. It’s a lovely exercise in stretching our imaginations. A place to begin brainstorming. I have this photo I bought from a photo stock site that I just know will unlock stories. Love the pun? See how I did that? Not impressed? *sigh*
Okay, here’s the deal. Look at the picture. Think about a story that might fit that picture. Tell me a story in the comments, and you’ll be entered to win an Amazon gift card. You can type one line if you like, and you’ll have an equal chance to win. Above all, have fun!