8/5/12

#SixSunday - Boo Freaking Hoo


Happy Sunday Sixers! Thanks for stopping by.  I always appreciate the comments and encouragement. I look forward to hopping around to other blogs and reading what other talented authors have shared!  

I'm continuing with my YA Paranormal book, ONCE AND FOR ALL, the sequel to ONCE AGAIN, which is now available (links to the right), and was reviewed recently at Night Owl Reviews! ONCE AND FOR ALL follows Phoebe Campbell and Todd Miller as they encounter their own reincarnation mystery.

Last week, Todd finally got Phoebe to listen to the first part of his apology. In today's snippet, he's trying to explain to her that he flirted with Tina because it was expected of him. Popularity comes with its own set of demands, and he feels limited by those demands, despite the fact that he wants to change. Naturally, Phoebe's a bit skeptical! (The first line is Todd's.)

"There are all these expectations on me, about how I should act and who I should like because of who I am."

"Oh, don't expect me to feel sorry for you because you're popular," I scoffed. "Poor little Todd Miller, he's so put-upon because he's popular. Boo freaking hoo."

"Just because I'm popular doesn't mean I have it easy."

"Looks easy from where I've been walking the past few years."

Check back next week to see how Todd reacts to that!


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6 comments:

  1. Oooh, nice conflict! I like it. This is something many youngsters could relate to. :)

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  2. I'll be honest, my own sympathies lead me to come at this from Phoebe's point of view, and Todd's going to have to pull out something pretty spectacular here to win me round. Looking forward to reading it!

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    1. I'm with you, Karen. Phoebe's point of view is much more my own experience, but as I wrote this scene, it occurred to me just what Todd experiencs. They're bot kind of at fault here, and it was cool to write the two of them figuring it out!

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  3. I'll be VERY interested in what he says next...really enjoying this story. Terrific six!

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