It’s Six Sentence Sunday! 7-29-12 #SixSunday

It’s Six Sentence Sunday!  If you’d like to hop on board this little blog hop, or just look up more great six-sentence excerpts, visit SixSentenceSunday.com

Today I am featuring six from my own work, tentatively titled “Connect the Dots”.  I am working on revising this for submission to an anthology in the next few weeks.

The main character, Jill (an adult)  is writing a letter to Santa

I picked up the pen, and began tapping it on the paper again.

Another line of scrolling black dots appeared across the sheet.

I eased back down into my chair.

What do I want … really?

The pen began to scribble, streaming across the lines with barely a thought from the woman holding it.

Sixteen little words stared up at me, the blue ink solid and demanding on the white ruled surface… permanent.

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6 responses to “It’s Six Sentence Sunday! 7-29-12 #SixSunday

  1. Ooo ooo ooo what does she want? I love this idea; grown ups writing to Santa; who says we don’t want stuff too? :-)

  2. More :). Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for the follow

  3. This excerpt made me smile. I wonder what comes next.

  4. Hmm, I’m curious!

  5. Sounds good! And I wonder what has a grown woman writing to Santa….

    You’re under no obligation to play, of course, but you’ve been tagged. :) The details are at http://jmmcdowell.com/2012/07/28/tagged-illuminatingly/

    Have a great day!