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Welcome back to another installment of Weekend Writing Warriors, the blog hop for everyone who likes to write. I’m still sharing from Come Back Down. I have the first 10 sentences of chapter 2 today, which follows directly after last week’s snippet.

   He’d changed a good bit in the last year. He used to look so soft and sweet. Like a teddy bear you could win at one of those fairs that ran every summer in the rural areas around here. His blond hair had always been a little long and curled up at the ends, especially where it hit his collar. There had never been any hint of anything but kindness in his pale green eyes.
Now, I thought he might be even a couple inches taller, and he’d been tall before. There didn’t look to be anything soft about him, either. His face was planes and angles. I glanced down his body, and it was trim, too. Not skinny, like he hadn’t had enough to eat since Icarus had told him never to set foot near me or the clubhouse again.

Why was he told to stay away? What does it mean that he’s back now? I’ll have more to share next week.

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Comments on: "WeWriWa: ‘Soft and Sweet’" (16)

  1. Hmm. He sounds like Trouble! Nice description, Fallon. I can see him clearly!

  2. Hi there! I just wanted to say that I really enjoyed this blog post of yours… Not just this one but all of them because they are all equally great.

    I should mention that because of how much I loved this post of yours I had to check out your blog and I couldn’t help but follow you because your blog is both amazing and beautiful. I am so happy I came across your blog and found it because I do really love it and I truly can’t wait to read more from you, so keep it up (:

    P.s. This comment is towards all of your blog posts because they are all equally amazing and incredible, keep up the great work (:

  3. I like that last line. It brings a whole new atmosphere to the story. 🙂

  4. He’s no longer soft, but I wonder if he’s still sweet — or simply dangerous.

  5. It sounds like he’s become at least a bit scarier. Great way of portraying how his looks have changed!

  6. Great description. I am left to wonder how he will respond. I am intrigued!

  7. I’d say it’s a lot more than his looks that have changed. Great description! Can’t wait to learn more!

  8. […] still sharing from Come Back Down. Today’s 10 sentences come a few paragraphs down from last week’s […]

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