So here are the rules...
- Choose anyone of YOUR OWN manuscripts. It can be a picture book, MG novel, an adult novel... It makes no difference.
- Turn to page 30 of your novel or page 3 if it is a PB
- Find the 5th sentence.
- Post the next 5 sentences of text.
- Then tag 5 writer friends to do the same.
- See if you can visit Your Tagged Friends and the Person who Tagged You to read their short excepts.
Sounds fun? I hope so. So here is mine. Oh and be sure to include the genre of your book. Mine is a middle grade novel reality-based fantasy...
Pg 30 Sentence 5: Mama’s face fell soft again.
The next 5 sentences of text: She reached out and placed my right hand in hers. She looked at my fingers and then let my hand go. Then she grabbed my left hand. Was she looking for something, I thought. Then she found what she’d been searching for, her ring glowing on my finger, giving away my secret.
Now I tag...
I can't wait to read your short excerpts!