M-M #SampleSunday

The day has gotten away from me – ahhh! I was hoping to get this #SampleSunday post up sooner rather than later, but hopefully it’s okay as it is still Sunday…for another couple of hours at least!

Allow a brief digression, and then I will get to the sample…last night I went on a Historic/ Ghost Tour – Gravediggers and Ghosts of Sharpsburg in the town of Sharpsburg (where the Civil War Battle of Antietam took place). Mark, our guide, was well-versed in local lore and history. He actually gave me several good ideas for my Halloween story. I’m anxious to get back to writing it. This is the story where my main character – Zach Werner – is based upon Michael Taggart’s model Trevor Werner. Check out Michael’s site here for pics of Trevor.

With all that being said, I’ve decided to share the first paragraph (plus a line) of the story. I hope you enjoy this untitled Halloween W.I.P. You’ll notice the shout-out to Michael right away!

****

Zach Werner’s mind focused on his upcoming photography assignment, the one Professor Taggerman announced in class moments ago. In fact, Zach’s brain chugged and churned to the point he missed the last step outside of Adams Hall. The stumble caused him to nearly face plant on the concrete sidewalk. Only a swift, firm grip on his upper arm saved him from that bit of embarrassment.

“Whoa. Careful there, rommie.” Preston, who was taller and more muscular, had no difficulty righting Zach.

****

That’s all for now. The next paragraph gives too much away!! LOL Author’s prerogative, right?

I’ll leave you with a photo I took last night of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn, which is reportedly haunted. For more information on the Inn, check out their website here.

Jacob_Rohrbach_Inn

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

The Shameful Sheep

shit storms, shame, and stories that make you cringe

AHPW

Educating, Motivating & Inspiring Photographers

Bayard & Holmes

If you're in a fair fight, you're using poor tactics

Doodlewash

Adventures in Watercolor Painting and Sketching, Watercolour Magazine, with Charlie O'Shields

Small House Bliss

Small house designs with big impact

Libby Cole

Romance writer and reader

Brigham Vaughn

Setting free the characters in my mind

From the Field

Connecting YOU with Wildlife - Pennsylvania Game Commission

Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Reviews and Scattered Thoughts on Books in Every Form

BookMuffin

“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” - Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

gaygeeks.wordpress.com/

Authors, Artists, Geeks, Husbands

Coffee and Porn in the Morning

Writing, Books, & Vampires

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

Trail Mix

Thoughts on and off the trail of Life.

Diary Of A Traveller

Current Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The World According to Ryland

One part film and media blog, one part personal portfolio, one part chronicle of the life of a homeless aspiring novelist in NYC..

Red Hot Books

Romance & Urban Fantasy Reviews

%d bloggers like this: