Today’s #CleanWIP theme and collaborative article is Dessert. [More info]
From the newly-released, The Haberdasher’s Wife by Scott R. Rezer.
He rubbed his meaty hands together and winked at her. “And to you as well, fräulein. Might I interest you in some chocolates, today?”
It was a familiar game. One she often lost. “Not today,” she said, laughing, though she loved the rich chocolates that had made Herr Trinkaus the talk of the city. “Perhaps just a strudel for my mother and me.”
tl; dr: #CleanWIP theme for Tuesday, July 7: DESSERT— CleanWIP Magazine (@cleanwip) July 7, 2020
(Keep in mind, the exact word isn’t necessary, only the theme. Anything about a yummy foodstuff is great. No camels and cactus, please.)
#NewRelease 1884, Mail-order bride Emily reaches Abilene to find her dentist groom exchanging vows with another bride. The fleeing bride knocks her off the porch. With a sprained ankle, what will Emily do? https://t.co/gX8O7a6ncm pic.twitter.com/48t0Yy8ofb— Laurean Brooks (@Laurean2) July 7, 2020
“Part of the fun of being an adult is having the option to eat dessert first.” She took a bite of her cheesecake, closed her eyes, and smiled. #CleanWIP— Jessica Marie Holt — Author (@Jessica06311722) July 7, 2020
“Here,” he said, waving one under her nose in true theatrical style, “Is a ruby-red fruit from a foreign land. This fruit is miraculous, growing from inside barrels full of straw, and known to some as the apple—to others, dessert.”#CleanWIP— Katelyn Buxton (@KBuxtonBooks) July 7, 2020
#CleanWIP— Mary Lingerfelt (@MaryLingerfelt) July 7, 2020
“Call it what you like,” the foreman said. “But them that goes to the dance gets to drink punch out of a purty cup, and eat little sandwiches, and all the other goodies they like.
“Them that don’t gets a pitchfork and 100 pounds of horse manure every day for a month!” pic.twitter.com/XcSrqaEdJ8