Hi! Welcome to another Weekend Writing Warrior round. Every week writers post 8 sentences on their blogs from a published or unpublished book. Then we "hop" around and leave comments on each other's snippets. Whether our work is already published or in progress, the helpful comments help us become stronger writers on our next WIP. We welcome EVERYONE's comments.
Justin ventures back the next morning to find that Layne overslept and Dennis missed the school bus. He seizes the opportunity and offers to drive him, obviously Layne comes along. This conversation takes place after they drop Dennis off at his school.
...and now the
"I take it there's no man in his life," Justin said quietly. He wondered if there was any man in her life either, but he didn’t feel that he had that right to ask, not yet.
"No there isn't and he's done just fine," she retorted angrily.
"Hey, I'm not criticizing; I'm just trying to learn a little more about him."
"Because he's my son."
"No, that's your… sperm donation; he's my son, not yours."
“Layne, we really do need to talk."
"There is nothing to talk about, you jerked off in some cup or something seven years ago, that's the total extent of your involvement here, you can't have him!"
Justin pulled the car over to the curb and stopped, "do you think I'm here to try to take him away from you?"
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About Common Bond, Tangled Hearts
Layne Gillette’s world is turned upside down when a man she has never met shows up to lay claim as the father of her 6-year old son.
Justin, the victim of a fraternity prank, and Layne, the subject of a forced insemination, have produced a beautiful child that they are both willing to protect… at all costs.
The two parents realize they can love each other, but when Layne’s abusive “ex-husband” shows up, they are torn apart by danger, kidnapping and lies. Justin won’t give up until Layne is returned to him. Layne uses her newfound strength, courage and knowledge to defy Charlie’s ugliest demands.