Hello, beauties! I love playing tag, and I’ve been tagged by @LilyeKerryna to participate in the 7/7/7 challenge along with @EllaApollodorus @darci_cole @WriterRivers @authorAMDevine @pike_jp @AvidReaderBlog
Go to page 7 of your WIP (Work in Progress).
Scroll down to Line 7.
Share the next 7 sentences in a blog post.
After the excerpt, tag 7 other writers to continue the challenge.
Since I’m not 7 pages into my current WIP yet, I’m just gonna post the first seven lines. For those of you who’ve read The Month of Fireflies, this is Raul’s story…
Madame Marguerite Montage studied my Tarot cards with a scowl.
Not the most promising of expressions, but then again, I’d barged into the house with a disaster of an emergency before Monty had even finished his first cup of coffee. Once he’d inhaled it and donned his “Spiritualist” wig, she cut me a look and said, “Honey, this is so much bigger than a disaster even I don’t want to play with it.”
But she’d ushered me into her Sanctuary of Serenity—the SOS room—anyway, the chakra abstract I’d painted happily greeting me from its place of honor above her Lucumí altar, but now I sat facing a very sour-looking clairvoyant while Egungun-Oya, the Yoruban Mother of the Dead and Mistress of Spiritual Destinies, observed us from the most honored of places above the mantle of the fireplace…
Wait, was the Goddess of Fate about to hurl her flames of truth at me?
I blinked, dizzy and floaty and oh my God she was totally about to hurl them, and I was so not ready for the afterlife because I hadn’t finished living my duringlife and…
Yes, I cheated and tagged 9.