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Weekend Writing Warrior – 9/28/14

Posted on Sep 28, 2014 by Maggie Wells   9 Comments | Posted in Blog

Had a great time at the Diamond State Romance Authors writing retreat last weekend. Clocked over 8k in three days, and now I am within striking distance of finishing the first draft of Full Court Press! Here are another eight:

Poor Brittany glanced down at the tablet in her lap, obviously trying to find the spot in her notes where she lost the thread. Kate almost felt sorry for the young reporter. Like she did when she pounded a Division II school in the preseason using only her second stringers. True champions showed mercy for the teams they outmatched, but she wasn’t about to trade courtesy baskets with a journalist who so clearly had an agenda of her own.

They’d set up this interview for one reason and one reason only. To give someone with a bigger audience than Jim Davenport the scoop. It was time to stop playing cat and mouse with the poor girl. It was just too bad she’d chosen Kate’s man as a stepping stone.

Thanks for reading! Be sure to check out all of the Weekend Writing Warriors postings this week. 🙂

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9 Responses to "Weekend Writing Warrior – 9/28/14"

  1. Comment by Author Charmaine Gordon
    September 28, 2014 at 7:53 am  

    Dynamic inner thoughts for Kate. I’d hate to be on the receiving side. Super eight!

  2. Comment by historysleuth1
    September 28, 2014 at 8:16 am  

    Won’t Jim be surprised when he reads the story. HA! You make great conflict Maggie.
    History Sleuth – Milk Carton Murders

  3. Comment by Gemma Parkes
    September 28, 2014 at 8:47 am  

    Loved her inner thoughts, this is a great read!

  4. Comment by Shannyn Schroeder
    September 28, 2014 at 9:36 am  

    Kate doesn’t sound like the kind of woman I’d want to go up against. Great characterization

  5. Comment by Joyce
    September 28, 2014 at 9:54 am  

    Intriguing last line and nice flow to the writing.

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/

  6. Comment by veronicascott
    September 28, 2014 at 10:03 am  

    She’s a tough cookie and that poor journalist is way overmatched. Great excerpt!

  7. Comment by Evelyn Jules
    September 28, 2014 at 10:43 am  

    Is it too soon to say I have a crush on Kate? Well, I do. Massive girl crush happening here. lol. You’re amazing, Maggie!

  8. Comment by burnsmillie
    September 28, 2014 at 6:06 pm  

    Oh nicely written. That young journalist is out of her league!

  9. Comment by caitlinstern
    September 28, 2014 at 11:22 pm  

    Having ambition doesn’t necessarily mean you can live up to your hopes, as Brittany is finding out. No pity for her learning experience from Kate!

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