Today’s #CleanWIP theme and collaborative article is War.
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Use the #CleanWIP hashtag with lines from a work-in-progress and your tweet might be included in a https://t.co/yUHUbxZp23 collaborative article for authors who lean *clean* and readers who love them. The #CleanWIP theme for Thursday, March 5 is WAR. pic.twitter.com/X48wJrORRC— CleanWIP Magazine (@cleanwip) March 5, 2020
Ugh. I finally have time to write. 5 minutes in and I realize what’s wrong with my WIP. Stakes aren’t high enough.— Amy Klaus (@AmyKlaus6) March 5, 2020
Time to torture some characters. Bring it. #WritingCommunity #amwriting #CleanWIP
#CleanWIP HALF-PRICE BRIDE: How is Mr. Reilly, today?” Clint asked.— Laurean Brooks (@Laurean2) March 5, 2020
“His leg’s hurtin’. Swears he can feel the pain, even though it’s amputated. Claims it itches too. It’s a mystery to me.”
“Phantom Limb pain. It can affect soldiers who’ve returned from the war.” Clint replied.
Pa didn’t build the farm back up after that. Times were hard for everyone when the war ended, and most farmers were struggling without the added problem of their livelihood having gone up in flames. #CleanWIP— Jessica Marie Holt — Author (@Jessica06311722) March 5, 2020
#CleanWIP (theme WAR)— Katy Huth Jones (@KatyHuthJones) March 5, 2020
The rain of arrows stopped, and Ard Righ was no longer bleeding. Since he had calmed down, at least as much as a trained war horse can stay calm with the scent of blood in the air, Nelwina entered the castle. Ronan could be injured and need her help.
It looked like an inverted pyramid. Air distorted around the central levitating cylinders in its periphery circular structures. It glowed in patches across its surface.— D. Art and Kay McKinney (@dartkaymckinney) March 5, 2020
Seleen grimaced. “I had hoped it was destroyed during the war. I guess I was mistaken.”#CleanWIP
In this #war we’ve both done things that I hope we’ll never do again. I love you. And I trust you. I just don’t know if I’m strong enough for you. You need someone who can protect you, like you protect others.#vss365 #cleanWIP— ML Farb (@FarbMl) March 5, 2020
~ Scott R. Rezer ~
(For the soon-to-be-released The Haberdasher’s Wife.)
1800—Überlingen, Imperial Free City of the Holy Roman Empire.
Change is on the wind. A new century has begun and war with Napoleon Bonaparte continues to spread like wildfire, while the Enlightenment quietly breaks down traditional barriers of class, education, and the arts, in the last holdouts of Absolutism in the old German States.
For Josefa von Bandel, a nobleman’s daughter, her life on the quiet shores of the Bodensee is caught up in the dramatic changes sweeping across Europe—and in her own troubled life. She is young and beautiful and willfully stubborn. She risked her reputation for a scandalous affair—but will she sacrifice everything else for love?