Sunday, 30 November 2014

Weekend Writing Warriors #93

    Hi and welcome to this week's Eight sentences. Today I am continuing with my seasonal anthology 'Christmas Delights' this story is called 'The Naughty Box' enjoy!:                                              

                 MY EIGHT:

With that he was out of the door before Clare even had time to close her mouth, which was still gaping open in surprise.
She had to hand it to Jake, the man was resourceful.
By the time Jake returned Clare was coming round to the idea and was rummaging through the wrapping paper looking for other things to play with.
“I got Silver.” Jake said holding a really long garland out in font of him, “l thought that it would contrast nicely with your golden hair.”
He held it against Clare’s tumbling locks and smiled broadly at the pleasing effect.
“I have something for you too!” Clare exclaimed not wanting to be outdone.

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  1. Hm...wondering what they're going to do with that garland.

  2. Delightful with endless possibilities. Good snippet.

  3. :-) Ooooh, wonder what she has for him??? Nice job of setting up possibilities, Gemma! And wonderfully descriptive writing; the scene is easy to visualize.

  4. What a tease! You've left me mentally sorting through possible "toys". :D

  5. Now, that's getting into the holiday spirit.

  6. I'm with Gem, leaving us hanging like this!;) Great snippet filled with fun and a wonderful connection.

  7. Ooh, can't wait to see what she found for him, imagination running rampant here LOL. Great 8!

  8. So many options for them. What has she come up with? (Also good call on his part to use a garland and not the loose stuff. It should be less of a mess...)

  9. Tinsel and Lights? Where's the mistletoe and where should it be hung? Oh boy!

  10. Now I'm really curious as to what she found for him. Great snippet!