Weekend Writing Warriors – Measuring Alien Love on a Kitchen Scale 5


Welcome friends, followers, and Weekend Writing Warriors!

This week, I’m continuing with the sample chapters of my unfinished Nano. Gordon is surprised to be out to dinner with a beautiful girl and her alien sweetie, and he just asked a slightly rude question about the alien!

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“Yes, I’m male, and I’m thirty-seven cycles old, which would be perhaps thirty-four Earth years,” Doomah said. “Is there any other statistical information you need?”

“No, that just about does it, thank you. Umm, your turn to ask questions, I guess; either of you.”

“Well–would it be unforgivable if I asked you about your mother first?” Vanessa asked.

“Not if you let me tell you about her my own way,” I said. “It’s weird to grow up with a mom who’s a celebrity chef.  I wasn’t around for her rise to fame, of course, but I’ve seen most of it on the video archives.”

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10 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors – Measuring Alien Love on a Kitchen Scale 5

  1. Oh this is interesting with a touch of humor, my favorite type of story. You’ve tempted this reader to ask for more.

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  2. Gemma Parkes says:

    I like that they are getting to know each other’s backgrounds and talking so freely.

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  3. burnsmillie says:

    Hmm. this gets more and more interesting each week. It’ll be interesting to see where this goes.

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  4. I find myself wondering what Doomah will make of Gordon’s past, since he gave only statistical info. An interesting situation you’ve established, great snippet!

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  5. Is this where the kitchen scale comes in?

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  6. Kate Warren says:

    I like that fact that Doomah knows about how many earth years his age would be.

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  7. caitlinstern says:

    I love how Doomah responded to that. “Any other statistical information you need?” So calm. 🙂

    Bet the question about his mom is one he gets a lot. He’s probably rehearsed a story by now.

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  8. Suzanna says:

    Oh, I can feel the awkward oozing off! I’m looking forward to more!

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  9. It must be difficult to know what to ask to Alien. So awkward!

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  10. Definitely an odd experience to grow up with a celebrity parent.

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