If you’re unfamiliar with WIPpet Wednesday, it’s a great weekly meme hosted by Emily Witt where authors can share excerpts from Works in Progress. I have greatly enjoyed reading others’ WIPs and getting to know other authors’ stories.
Today, I have a section from my 2nd Manuscript.
Math: 5/11 = 11 sentences. There’s actually one extra one necessary to complete the scene.
I’m ready when you guys are.
She stopped amid the flow of students and sank down onto the edge of the brick-laid fountain. Water gurgling behind her, she breathed in deep as she reread what she’d sent, realizing this was a huge leap of faith. Chris would be furious when he discovered her disappearance. What if he finds out where I am? Though she shivered from the thought, she knew he had no idea where Joel and Lacey lived. She would be safe, at least for a time.
Did he hit you again?
She typed back that he hadn’t, and left it at that. She met Lacey in her class and they exchanged silent glances with one another, but neither said anything as they sat down next to each other and turned their attention toward the front of the room.
During a lull in the lecture, Serena pulled out her phone and sent another text.
We’d have to do it before the weekend, during the day, while he’s working.
He has this Saturday and Sunday off.
That’s all for now. I promise I’ll visit more of the WIPpeteers’ excerpts this week. I have been trying to do so. Leave me a link to yours if you want and I’ll come check it out!