Sunday, May 1, 2011

Six Sentences Sunday

Every Sunday various writers from the Naughty Romance Writers Facebook group post six sentences from a work in progress. I searched through Glass Houses last week and couldn't find six sentences to share. The problem was finding six sentences to make the reader interested in reading more.

This is my first stab at Six Sentences Sunday. The excerpt comes from Addicted, my new work in progress, about 39 year-old Josh Freeman who, after splitting with his partner of twelve years feels like he's over the hill and his life is over.

After a hard day moving into his new big city apartment more than 500 miles away from his ex, Josh calls one of the many massage ads featured in the Washington Blade for something to sooth his aching muscles. The scene picks up after a surprising massage:

Josh thought about what had just happened. He couldn’t believe he had paid for sex. Getting an anonymous blow job in a bookstore was one thing. Paying for sex was in an entirely different category. In truth, he hadn’t really paid for sex. He paid for a massage—the blow job was not part of the deal.

And that's six sentences from the first work of fiction from...

The Crotchety Old Man

8 comments:

An Open Book said...

Pay for a massage- get a BJ- sounds like a deal to me- lol- great first 6
Dawne P

Vivien Jackson said...

Maybe there was a buy-one-get-one-free special he didn't know about? Hee. Nice peek into his brain.

Kellie Kamryn said...

well he got more than he paid for! nice job! er, work on the six sentences... lol

Karenna Colcroft said...

Nice peek! Thanks for sharing.

Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy said...

Great first time out for Six Sentence Sunday! definitely leaves us wanting to know more!

Jean said...

Great six, Michael! What a deal, pay for massage and get a blow job, too. People will want to know where this place is! Makes me want to read more.

Liz said...

nice one !!! Love a male perspective....keep up the good work!

City of Dragons said...

Love, love, love it!

 
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