Reclaimed Material

12 Aug

I have to do more of this. Went looking on my hard drive for lost bits and pieces and found a nugget I wrote a year ago using an exercise provided by the fabulous Sue William Silverman in her talk at VCFA’s terrific postgraduate writers’ conference. An hour later, a shorty. And I like it!


Working Title: Weed Slayer
1st Sentence: My mother was curled into the battered armchair, reading and chewing on a thumb.
Favorite Sentence: The tender leaves were the size of silver dollars and shaped liked ragged-edged hearts.
Word Length: 708


Photo by GTD Aquitaine, May 2008.

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