Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors, the blog hop where authors post 8-10 sentences from their current, newly released, or upcoming work in progress. I completely forgot to post last weekend, so here’s the snippet I meant to post, still from the first chapter of Storm of the Gods, and Derek is about to get into a fight with one fiery opponent…
“Get the door open and get the heart,” the woman said as she stalked toward me.
I slowed down, my mind racking through the spells the heart of a dracanae could be used for. There were none I could think of.
“You’re kidding,” he protested, his eyes bugging out as he watched the small woman approach me. “Did you not hear me say that’s Derek Areios!”
I usually hate it when people know my name, but sometimes it comes in handy.
She whipped out her hand and unleashed a stream of fire. I leaped aside and watched the blazing orange flames devour the air next to me. The stream arched backward, chasing me across the grit––
Something flashed in the corner of my eye.
I reached 10K words this week! While the words I wrote will have to be edited, but I still chose to celebrate by having a drink of whiskey!
If you follow me on Instagram, then you know what this led to…
I’m still working on my YA fantasy, and will hopefully be finishing Part One next week or at least by the end of August. I need to have the entire thing done by the end of September so I can prep for NaNoWriMo.
Be sure to check out the other Weekend Writing Warriors blogs and websites for your fill of sci-fi, fantasy, romance, and awesome book deals! Until next time, cheers!