My Twitter pal, Serena Bell, tagged me in a Lucky Seven, which means I go to a WIP (work-in-progress for you non-writer types), scroll to page 77, start with line 7 and copy the subsequent 7 lines. You can read Serena’s excerpt HERE.
My excerpt is from a novel tentatively titled Hiding In the Spotlight, which I’m currently revising and polishing before submission (sounds so naughty). This exchange is between David and Andi. They’ve known each other since high school and David’s carried a torch for her all this time, but she has no idea. Andi married David’s best friend, but is in the process of getting a divorce as her husband is nowhere to be found. (Just a hint: he doesn’t stay gone for long.) “The Weatherman” is David’s nickname for her divorce attorney.
She blushed. “You’re wrong. He’s totally into Lisa.” She began to rinse the tomato, rubbing her thumb against its shiny red skin. “I’m not that girl.”
“You’re right. You’re not that girl. You’re better.”
She turned. “Yeah, right—”
David held up his finger. “You need to listen.” He lowered his hand and she wore a quizzical smile, which made his gut twitch in anticipation. “I don’t think you know how incredible you are. I don’t think you have any idea how beautiful and sexy you are. That’s why The Weatherman can’t keep his hands off you.”
And here’s my Lucky Seven:
•Sidney Bristol–her 7 is HERE.
•Tiffany Reisz–her 7 is HERE.