Weekend Writing Warriors – Love is a Masterpiece 3

Welcome friends, followers, and Weekend Writing Warriors!

Continuing with sentences from ‘Love is a Masterpiece’ this week. Cassandra and her mother have come to the park, where Cassandra’s supposed to meet Geoffrey and other couples are lining up.


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“It seems soon to be proving your love,” the man with the pocket-watch said. “But I wish you the best of luck.”

Cassandra nodded politely, and stepped sideways, just a little out of the line, to check for Mother. She was already nearly out of sight, just rounding the corner where the line of waiting couples approached the shallow canal. This might be her best shot. Cassandra hitched up the hem of her dress a little and ran for the busy street on the edge of the park. There would be horseless hansoms there, and she had a little money. She wasn’t sure where she would go, but the longer she could stay away from here . . .

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11 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors – Love is a Masterpiece 3

  1. historysleuth1 says:

    Run girl, run! Yep, she needs her own adventure, not one her mother has planned. Can’t wait to see where she ends up.

    History Sleuth’s Writings No snippet for me this week, I’ve got veggies to process! Yum.


  2. daezarkian says:

    Nice details!


  3. Interesting, I hope she makes it! she has a lot of spirit…terrific snippet.


  4. Marcia says:

    Yup, very visual and emotional at the same time. I feel like I’m running right along with her!


  5. Not quite sure what she’s running from, but she obviously doesn’t agree with what her mother has planned.


  6. Millie Burns says:

    Loved it! Run girl, run!


  7. caitlinstern says:

    This is not going to end well when Mommy Dearest finds out she’s gone. o.O

    Still, I’m rooting for her escape, even if it doesn’t seem well thought out.


  8. Michelle says:

    her mother is going to freak. cant wait to see what she stumbles on in her mad dash


  9. I never have imagine that Cassandra was going to go for an escape. Nice twist.


  10. ED Martin says:

    I love it when characters take charge of their lives. Best of luck to her!


  11. Oh, boy. Something awesome is about to happen! I love how vivid your descriptions–the little details mean so much.


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