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Character Quotes from He Thought He Saw by Dellani

Originally posted on Cereal Authors:
Mr. Finley talked to the sergeant who had been at Brian’s house. He wove some story about coming out here for a cookout when an earthquake struck. “Brian must have been right on a fault line,” he said. “Sucked him right in. We dug him out, but he was in…

Short Story Sunday 209: Little

Originally posted on Rachel Poli:
            Alan wasn’t sure what to do with it when he first saw it. While he was work, his wife had texted him what he would name a gray tabby cat. Alan had responded that he wouldn’t name the cat anything because it wasn’t his. He didn’t hear from his…

Visitors #flashfiction

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News:
“We’re safe here in the forest until Marlon gets back. All of you, continue to rest and gain energy from bathing in the dappled light of the forest. Hopefully, we have found our new home.” For 27 days and nights, they waited for Marlon to return. There…

Character Quotes from Ring Up the Curtain by Dellani

Originally posted on Cereal Authors:
“Yeah. See you, princess.” “Love ya, Romy.” He chuckled, making kissing noises in the phone. “Would that were true, love. I’d be all over that.” “Rom, you’d be all over anything that stood still long enough.” “Shh, keep it down or Gran will worry about the cat.” © 2018 Dellani…

Character Quotes from Under the Western Sky by Dellani

Originally posted on Cereal Authors:
Bobby had to admit that nothing beat a miniskirt for being erotic and evocative while still covering up the most important bits of a woman’s anatomy. “Okay, Mom. I’ll call you when I get in. Love you too!” She hung up and smiled at Bobby. “Put your tongue back in…

How to make your characters likable?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Or… Is it necessary that every character be likable? Need all characters be — pleasant, nice friendly, agreeable, affable, amiable, genial, personable, charming, popular, good-natured, engaging, appealing endearing convivial, congenial, simpatico, winning, delightful, enchanting, lovable, adorable, sweet, or lovely? Recently, I just finished a book but didn’t like a…

Character Quotes from Game Junkies by Dellani

Originally posted on Cereal Authors:
Gavin nodded. “Your funeral.” “But you’re not going with us.” “I get it! You’ve made it abundantly clear you don’t wish my presence. You afraid I’ll scare her off?” “Maybe a little, yeah. You have this way of trying to take over and organize things. I want a nice, casual…

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