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Weekend Writing Warrior – 3/23/14

Posted on Mar 23, 2014 by Maggie Wells   9 Comments | Posted in Blog

This week I have been working on revisions to my first novella in preparation for re-release! Here are 8 lines from Seducing Steve:

“I’ve dreamed about you. Asleep and awake,” she whispered. “I’ve thought about us for years.”

His eyes popped open. “Years?”

Her gaze locked on him, she nodded. “Years.”

“Oh, God.”

Seducing Steve

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Erotic romance novelist Sara Wright yearns for passion that leaps from the page. After a marriage that proved to be more fizzle than sizzle, Sara’s writing reflects her growing frustration and also her secret passion for her best friend and muse, Steve Larson.

Steve Larson is anything but your typical romance hero. A redheaded computer nerd with a slow, southern drawl, Steve is neither a cattle baron nor a titan of industry. The one thing he does have going for him is that he has loved Sara from the moment he met her.
When she confesses that he has long served as her inspiration, Steve leaps at the chance to take things to the next level. Determined to be the man to make her fantasies come true, he takes a page from Sara’s own books and plots a passion so intense it threatens to consume them and the friendship they both cherish.

When friends turn into lovers, love can get lost in the shuffle. Fact becomes tightly cocooned in fiction as both Sara and Steve learn to balance their desires with the needs of their hearts.

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9 Responses to "Weekend Writing Warrior – 3/23/14"

  1. Comment by Evelyn Jules
    March 23, 2014 at 8:11 am  

    Oh, how I’ve missed these two. Memmmmories. Still as sexy as I remember them! Can’t wait for the re-release!! 🙂

    • Comment by maggiewells68
      March 30, 2014 at 11:36 am  

      Thanks, doll!

  2. Comment by Sarah Cass
    March 23, 2014 at 10:18 am  

    Oh, what a moment!! The snippet and the blurb make me want this one, without a doubt. I’ve got such a thing for nerds/geeks.

  3. Comment by Frank Fisher
    March 23, 2014 at 10:33 am  

    That’s a long time to hold those feelings in, and I’m glad she’s revealing the truth now. I would react the same way if I was him.

  4. Comment by symes4u
    March 23, 2014 at 11:54 am  

    A simple one word confession can change to whole complexion of an encounter.

  5. Comment by veronicascott
    March 23, 2014 at 12:58 pm  

    Interesting, and I love the premise of the story so I can’t wait to read more. Great snippet!

  6. Comment by burnsmillie
    March 23, 2014 at 1:39 pm  

    Short and concise and perfect! Loved it!

  7. Comment by historysleuth1
    March 23, 2014 at 3:37 pm  

    Ha! That sure made him think about everything he’s missed. Nice writing Maggie. I felt the spark between the two in so few word.
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  8. Comment by alexissduran
    March 23, 2014 at 6:06 pm  

    You packed a lot into a few, short lines. Well done!

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