Pepys Day 2!

26 Dec

Samuel Pepys Diary350 years ago today, Samuel Pepys noted in his diary that he saw the play “The Villaine.” After several false starts, his trip to the theatre inspired today’s shorty.

Working Title: Fame
1st Sentence: About midway through the second act, and with no warning, Bettina began to shed her clothes.
Favorite Sentence: These were his words getting lost in the curve of an inner thigh, his metaphors slipping down a cool shoulder and disappearing into the sssshhhh of falling cotton.
Word Length: 858

Photo of a book cover by Alfred Garth Jones for a 1902 edition of the published diary.

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