Sunday, April 29, 2012

Six Sentence Sunday - Using Broken Wings to Fly


Using Broken Wings to Fly



He smelled like starch and saw grass and he tasted like peppermint sin. If that wasn’t a flavor, someone needed to make it, George decided, as their kiss heated up. Slipping his hand beneath Oliver’s blazer, George grabbed Oliver’s ass, pulling him into his body. Their thighs interlocked like gears in an expensive wristwatch, and his cock began to fill as he felt the other man’s do the same. He moved his hips slightly, enjoying their stolen bump-and-grind.

“You two look like the intersection of Get a Shave and Rent a Room.”


This story was written for the Goodreads Dear Author challenge, which is an annual event where readers post photo prompts and up to six verbal prompts per image, and writers are allowed to write the story  that calls to them--assuming they get there first! It was a lot like trying to grab the perfect wedding dress at Filene's. I didn't get a prompt in the initial go-round, but this one was turned back in by another writer who couldn't finish by the deadline, so I got to participate after all. The story will be a free read upon 'publication' on Goodreads.


My prompt was:  




How did they expect him to retouch this damaged photo? George sighed and carefully rubbed at a spot. Great, this was one of Lucian LeTour’s rare remaining photos. The restorer hated feeling like he failed in his task. The photo seemed damaged beyond repair.


George rubbed around the downcast eyes.


The eyes flicked upward. They stared in terror.


George lunged back in alarm.


“Help me. Please help me. They know where I hide. Help me.” 


I made a video rather than a regular blurb. Enjoy! 










12 comments :

  1. Loved these six! Great job Eden!

    Nikki

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  2. Their thighs interlocked like gears<--I loved this, such a sensual visual. Excellent 6

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    1. Thanks S.J, for the visit and the comment :-)

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  3. "Peppermint Sin", oh yes that should be a flavour. Love the visual and awesome six :o)

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    1. Thanks so much, that's kind of you to say, and thank you for commenting :-)

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  4. I really loved the six. You did such a fantastic job.

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    1. thank you Savannah, I appreciate the comment :-)

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    1. Thank you Elin, (what a lovely name!).

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  6. Ooh, I have a story there too! Fun event, and I'm looking forward to reading this one now. Great snippet.

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    1. Hey, Skye! Nice to see you here again. I'll be looking forward to reading your story, too. I thought the concept was great, I cannot fathom what it must take to put such an event together. I had a few false starts on mine, but after trying to figure out how one might murder an angel, I settled in and finally got the story I wanted to tell on the page. It was more challenging than a simple photo prompt, or any word prompt I've ever written with. Having the character named, and a pre-defined conflict had me in knots initially. Very unique experience.

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