Today’s #CleanWIP theme and collaborative article is Brave. [More info]
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ~ Nelson Mandela
tl; dr: #CleanWIP theme for Tuesday, November 12 is BRAVE— CleanWIP Magazine (@cleanwip) November 12, 2019
Long version: We’re playing hashtag games to find authors who prefer the clean end of the spectrum & highlight their teasers for readers who love them.
Longest version: https://t.co/Oj6maiYSYB #amReading #amWriting pic.twitter.com/wadYm2qiLR
Jonas didn’t have the leverage he imagined. Levi would never betray Arthur. And he’d put a bullet in his own head before he ever let anything happen to Sally.— Jessica Marie Holt — Author (@Jessica06311722) November 12, 2019
“Alright, then,” Jonas said. “I suppose you think you’re brave. But I have made braver men than you talk.” #CleanWIP
#CleanWIP (theme BRAVE)— Katy Huth Jones (@KatyHuthJones) November 12, 2019
Regnatorix crouched down, so Dolan lifted Val to his back. When the dragon stood, the crowd cheered for the brave little prince.
“He’s not going to fly today, is he?” Mercy asked.
“No, Mother. Even Regnatorix realizes how dangerous that would be.”
#CleanWIP Emily didn't want to commit to a man she'd never met, but circumstances sometimes forced one to make tough choices. “Desperate times call for desperate measures,” Mama used to say.— Laurean Brooks (@Laurean2) November 12, 2019
Was she brave enough to go through with her decision? She prayed for Divine Intervention.
Grace volunteered to wash dishes while Noella swirled the dough in hot oil to create the shape they were named for. Merry #bravely tackled decorating the finished pastry with the also-handmade sweet syrup…#CleanWIP— Lea Carter (@LeaCarterWrites) November 12, 2019
The Captain looked at his men. He questioned how brave these young soldiers would be, their first time in battle. Cannon fire began exploding overhead. The veteran enemy charged down the hill, his young troops, answered the call, when the Captain screamed, “Charge!” #CleanWip— John Wilde (@WriterJohnWilde) November 12, 2019
Maybe being of noble birth made him braver. But plenty of visiting noblemen were as cruel as the boys that taunted me and as cowardly as a rabbit. No. Staver was brave and kind, because he was Staver, and I’d just not seen it under what I thought was weakness. #cleanWIP (Brave)— ML Farb (@FarbMl) November 12, 2019