Saturday, July 30, 2016

So unusual ~ Weekend Writing Warriors / #8sunday / 07/31/16

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A long, long time ago I shared a few snippets from my Paranormal Romantic Suspense, Karma Visited (only 5) - and we didn't get a full taste of this . Since I am working on a sequel and revisiting the story for myself, I'm sharing more with you and soaking up your comments.

Do you believe in karma? Annie Furman has a gift that allows her, while she sleeps, to visit people in their time of need - but who will be there for her when she needs help? Undersheriff Dave Turner is investigating a series of home invasions and homicides. He has no idea that solving this case will lead him to the woman of his dreams.

Upset after yet another argument with Scott, Annie decides to take a nap — she concentrates on the man she "met" in her dream hoping to find him again.

Creative editing alert!  Here are Nine lines... 

He caught a glimpse of her in the corner of his room, Dave slowly put the book down that he was reading, “it’s been a few days.”
“You can still see me,” she wasn’t sure that he would.
“Yes and hear you,” he pulled his stocking feet off of the ottoman and sat up, “why don’t you come in and sit?”
Annie hesitated before stepping into his full view, “I still don’t know how this is happening and I can’t figure out why you aren’t denying this is happening.”
The cat ran past her and stopped suddenly to hiss.
“Stop it Mauszer,” Dave watched as the cat put his fluffed tail down and slowly walked away. He shrugged, “they say that cats are very sensitive to… the unusual.”
He waited for her to sit on the couch next to the chair, “I’ve been doing some research; I think this has to do with something called astral projection.”

“Do you really believe in that?” 

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My life changed after I died.
It’s not like I had any special powers.
They just didn’t understand me.
They underestimated me.
I had a gift.

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Charmaine Gordon said...

I visualize the scene, cat and all. The wonder of it all with the the grown-ups. I loved it before and continue to love this story

Amy Braun said...

Ooo interesting angle. Wonder where it will go!

Veronica Scott said...

Ah ha! And now they've begun working it out together. Loved the cat - great snippet!

Unknown said...

Looks like they're finally figuring this out. Love the cat!

Anonymous said...

So they're meeting not just in her dreams.

Kim M said...

Glad he is so open-minded. Loving this story, Chelle.

Kim M said...

Glad he is so open-minded. Loving this story, Chelle.

Unknown said...

Poor traumatized kitty. Love the research, though. Might as well try to figure it out when something weird happens, right?

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Loved that the kitty stopped to hiss. :) I'm glad the two are starting to figure out what is going on. I want to know too.:)

Elaine Cantrell said...

Astral projection would certainly come in handy! I love this concept.

Elizabeth Alsobrooks said...

Love animals in scenes! Great snippet!