Today’s post is What I’m writing Wednesday. I’m so looking forward to July when I will start Camp NaNoWriMo and set my goal to write every day. June was not my best writing month (read: I didn’t write AT ALL), and July brings promises of new words on a blank screen. My fingers are tingling already. So, without further ado, here is a snippet from the middle of my first chapter in my YA contemporary WIP (work in progress):
Senior Year Sonata: Chapter 1
She straightened her back and regarded Luke with more hatred than he thought possible. He would never in his life admit this to a soul, but with her frown and challenging stance, Charlotte Pearlman looked stunning. The Charlotte he knew was a timid person who tried to stay out of the way. Here in front of him was someone demanding attention.
“You used to care about people, Luke.” She spoke with a steady voice, squeezing air from his lungs with every word. “You used to be kind. Look at yourself now. You’ve become an entitled jock bully. Don’t you have anything better to do than pick on people who want to be left in peace? Don’t talk to me again, not here, not at school. This is my job. I work for the things I want. Now, let me get back to my life and you go on wasting yours.”