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Category: Weekly Posts

These are my weekly blog memes. Each day has one.

Monday: Monday’s First Sentence
Tuesday: First Chapter First Paragraphs Tuesday Intros
Wednesday: Waiting on Wednesday
Thursday: Teaser Thursday
Friday: Friday’s Page 69
Saturday: Cover Lover Saturday
Sunday: Weekly Quote

Teaser Thursday ~ A Boy Called Bat

Teaser Thursday ~ A Boy Called Bat


I let random.org pick a new number for today’s Teaser Thursday and, after a few trial and errors, it finally found a page with an interesting/cute part, namely on page 22.

Bat watched as Mom shifted the towel in her arms. A nose peeked out -a tiny pink nose- and then two slanted-closed eyes, a forehead covered in downy fuzz, little ears still curled tight against its head.
Jamie began, “Is that a-”
“It’s a kit,” Bat said, enchanted by the tiny creature wanting so badly to hold it. “A baby skunk.”

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Stain

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Stain


In one enchanted telling of old, a prince desperately seeks a princess to wed and rule by his side. But when his destiny arrives upon the castle steps, she fails to look the part of royalty, being drenched and forlorn after facing a cloudburst on her journey. To satisfy the prince’s queenly mother, she must prove herself a real princess, with a constitution so delicate the slightest lump beneath a tower of eiderdown mattresses – a lump no bigger than a pea- bruises her flesh and hinders her sleep. Only a girl as tender as a budding rose may marry the royal son and become a queen in her own right.

Monday’s First Sentence ~ An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Monday’s First Sentence ~ An Absolutely Remarkable Thing


Look, I am aware that you’re here for an epic tale of intrigue and mystery and adventure and near death and actual death, but in order to get to that (unless you want to skip to chapter 13 -I’m not your boss), you’re going to have to deal with the fact that I, April May, in addition to being one of the most important things that has ever happened to the human race, am also a woman in her twenties who has made some mistakes.

Teaser Thursday ~ Babysitting Nightmares: The Shadow Hand

Teaser Thursday ~ Babysitting Nightmares: The Shadow Hand


I let Random.org select a page, and it decided on page 113.

That night at the Dunmores’, four exhausted girls stood in a nervous circle around the changeling baby, who eyed them watchfully from this high-chair.

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Oh My Gods

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Oh My Gods


I wrapped up my letter to Mum just as Aphrodite barged into my room. Not only did she waltz in without knocking (am I going to have to put up a DO NOT DISTURB sign?), she had nothing on. And I mean nothing.
She was totally naked!