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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Six Sentence Sunday: Pink Pearls


 
Under the influence of those piercing chocolate eyes Madison told the truth. “The real world is cold and cruel, and fairy tales never come true. They give us high expectations that are certain to fail, and when they do we’re left with the ashes of our dreams and a bitter taste in our mouths.”
Joshua shook his head as a masculine finger stroked the side of her face, leaving a trail of molten fire everywhere he touched her. “You’re awfully young to be so cynical. What happened to you, Madison?”
This excerpt is from Pink Pearls.  If you enjoyed it, you can read the entire short story free at my web page at http://www.elainecantrell.com
 

7 comments:

cerihebert said...

Great emotions! Well done.

Sarah Ballance said...

Beautifully written six!

Christine Warner said...

You did an amazing job with the emotion...would love to hear her answer!

Elaine Cantrell said...

Ladies, thank you so much for commenting. I appreciate them so much.

Rae Renzi said...

Excellent hook. Makes me want to know the answer!Great Six!

Kate Warren said...

Beautifully written, Elaine. Both her line and his were perfect.

Elaine Cantrell said...

thank you so much, Rae and Kate.