Weekend Writing Warrior 4/10/16 #8Sunday

This month’s excerpts are from the next stand-alone short story I plan to release (still working on the title). I don’t have a blurb yet either, but it’s about an American guy’s up-and-down relationship with a French girl.

In this week’s scene, continuing from where we left off last week, it’s Daniel’s first morning in France. Mireille told him she’d meet him in the morning to walk him to orientation. She just woke him up.

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“And you are running late. Don’t think I don’t know that I woke you.”

“I—” he managed to choke out.

“That is okay. I knew you would be asleep, so I came early. It all balances out.”

Daniel glanced at his watch, which read 6:32, and asked, “What time is orientation?”

“It starts at 9:00,” she said as she smiled at him and patted his cheek. “That allows us plenty of time for breakfast.”

She turned and walked down the hallway, leaving Daniel to close his hanging-open mouth and lock the door before catching up to her.

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  1. Mireille sounds like a very caring seductress.

  2. Loved the last sentence!
    She certainly got his attention

  3. I’m not a morning person, but did she really need to wake him so early? He doesn’t seem to mind, though.

  4. Poor Daniel. I used to be such a night owl, I couldn’t form words that early. Miriam sounds like she’s going to ran him ragged.

  5. Great last line – and I could cope with being woken up like that…

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