If I had known I was going to die today I would have eaten a more exciting breakfast than Cheerios. Okay, so it wasn’t even Cheerios, it was the generic brand. I mean, I even had to eat them with water because the milk had soured. If I had known that it was going toContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: A First Paragraph (2019)”
She leaned her head back against the sanded, smooth top of the rocking chair, closing her eyes against the brightness of the sun. The warmth of its beams kissed her skin in a glowing embrace. She lost herself moments like this. The old porch, refreshed with her welcoming style, had this effect on her. PaintContinue reading “A Paragraph about Mabel”
I finished Chapter 4 of my novel. Oh, this chapter! It really has so much of myself in it! Here is my favorite paragraph from it: For Evelyn, she was still that teenage girl dishing out a scoop of chocolate ice cream for the dreamy boy who sat at the bar. She piled it highContinue reading “Favorite Paragraph from Chapter 4”
Here is the the first paragraph of Chapter One of the first ever novel I am working on: She held her favorite coffee mug between her palms embracing its warmth. The mug, handmade and painted with what she called a mix of goldenrod and Dijon mustard, was her favorite possession. ©Raelyn Pracht 2021
I woke up with this character in my head and wanted to put down a beginning to a story involving her. I have no idea where it’s going to go, but Eleanor is on my heart
I decided to share a paragraph from short stories, novels, whatever I may be working on. This will give me an idea of whether I am on the right track or not.