Today’s #CleanWIP theme and collaborative article is Mail. [More info]
~ Laurean Brooks ~
HALF-PRICE BRIDE: The spoon in her hand dripping, Louise spun around. “Marriage proposal? Who’d be proposin’ to you? Why you ain’t even courtin’ nobody.”
Anger burned in Emily’s chest. “If I was, it would be my own business.” She immediately regretted her harsh words.
Before Louise could retort, Roy asked, “Who’s the letter from, Sis?”
“A dentist. I answered a mail-order bride ad in the Commercial Appeal.” She handed him the letter and envelope.
Louise threw up her hands. “Well, in all my born days! I ain’t believin’ it. Let me see that letter.”
tl; dr: #CleanWIP theme for Tuesday, August 18: MAIL— CleanWIP Magazine (@cleanwip) August 18, 2020
Long version: We’re playing hashtag games to find authors who prefer the clean end of the spectrum & highlight their words for readers who love them.
Longest version: https://t.co/Oj6maiYSYB #amReading #amWriting pic.twitter.com/QC0XRrTaG1
“You have received correspondence from the one named Kintrye,” Lu informed him, holding out a sealed parchment through the narrow opening. “I assumed you would wish to determine its contents sooner than later.” #cleanwip #wip— M. B. Aznoe (@mbaznoe) August 18, 2020
Or would she? She had a small emergency kit on the plane. She could fly as far as the money took her, then start over. Send Lydia a new burner phone on the way. That would be best.#cleanwip— Lea Carter (@LeaCarterWrites) August 18, 2020