Six Sentence Sunday #14: Forsaking the Prize

Happy Six Sentence Sunday! My current WIP is coming along nicely and since my crit partners liked this part so well, I’m going to share part of the first conversation between my hero and heroine. Bear in mind he is just home from the sea and that experience has colored his language quite a bit. He’s not remotely close to being a gentleman. Such fun!

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Blythe set her hands to her hips. “Let me make one thing clear to you, Mr. Randall. Your glib tongue won’t work with me. I think you an utter scoundrel. A man not to be trusted and if you were not so abnormally sized, and I a lady, I would have you thrown head first from the window.”

“Abnormally sized? Lady Venables, have you been peeking at my rudder?”

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13 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday #14: Forsaking the Prize

  1. Ryan March 11, 2012 at 11:47 am #

    Ha! Great six! Her reaction to his question should be….. interesting!

    • Heather Boyd March 11, 2012 at 12:05 pm #

      Just about shocked her speechless … but her silence doesn’t last long. LOL

  2. Debra S. March 11, 2012 at 12:57 pm #

    LOL. Love it.

  3. Sami Lee March 11, 2012 at 2:13 pm #

    I so love it when they aren’t gentlemen!

    • Heather Boyd March 11, 2012 at 2:37 pm #

      I’m enjoying writing this story a little more than normal. Every line of his dialogue I write twice, the second time to make it even more shocking. Not a bad way to spend the day.

  4. sarahballance March 11, 2012 at 4:26 pm #

    OMG this is HILARIOUS! I had the same thought he did with her words, but darn if his reaction isn’t CLASSIC. *Rudder* … LOL!

  5. Gemma Parkes March 12, 2012 at 12:51 am #

    Cheeky man, l like him! Great snippet!

    • Heather Boyd March 12, 2012 at 4:30 pm #

      I think I’ll like him too. Thanks for visiting

  6. ChristineWarner March 12, 2012 at 1:13 am #

    Loved it….snappy dialogue!

  7. angela quarles March 12, 2012 at 2:53 am #

    LOL! Love his response! This should be fun!

  8. Candice Bundy March 12, 2012 at 3:18 am #

    Oh my, he is a scoundrel, isn’t he? I’d love to see her perfect ladylike response. Perhaps she’d throw him out the window after all? 😉

  9. Sue March 12, 2012 at 7:42 am #

    oh yes – keep the rudder lline! write it first time and second time so he says what he thinks.. lol


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