Sunday, September 5, 2010

Six Sentence Sunday

Trying out something a little different today.

It's called "Six Sentence Sunday."

Here are the rules and how it works:

So...brand-spanking new (and liberally tinkered with to turn twelve into six) from the new first chapter of  Sleepy Hollow Dreams:

           The rotten-egg whiff of sulphur made Katy Lyndhurst wrinkle her nose in sleep. Creak, clatter, bang, more scratching against the windowsill.
           An ominous howl of wild laughter drifted up on the night air from somewhere down the hill, closer to the Hudson River, in the mystical heart of Sleepy Hollow.
           Katy bolted upright in bed, filled with weird urgency, as if something needed her immediate attention, but she couldn’t remember what. Of course not. You’re still asleep. 

Coming soon from The Wild Rose Press!


Dee Carney said...

Ooh! Spooky beginnings!

Taryn Kincaid said...

Thanks, Dee. (Might have been spookier as 12).

Started out life as a Halloween story. Then got steamier!

Lisa Fox said...

I grew up not far from Sleepy Hollow. What a great setting.

This is a most excellent beginning! I totally want more!

Taryn Kincaid said...

Thanks, Lisa.

If you're still in Westchester, we're probably neighbors. (No, I don't live in Sleepy Hollow, though!)

JL Walters said...

Terri, I like the new beginning Janet

Wendy Marcus said...

Pleae don't tell me I have to wait for the book to come out to read the next six sentences!

heatherthurmeier said...

Great start! I'm looking forward to reading more. Will we get the next six sentences next Sunday?

Taryn Kincaid said...

Thanks, all

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