Welcome to Snippet Sunday and Weekend Writing Warriors. My excerpt today is from my current, untitled WIP. It's totally unedited, so if you see anything give a yell. My hero Rhett just came home from Washington and told his wife he has a child with another woman. We're picking up where I left off last weekend. I've used creative punctuation so I can share more text. Rhett is the one speaking.
“You don’t want to face things head on and deal with them. You just …just dry up and …and hide from your problems. That’s been the way you’ve handled unpleasant things ever since I’ve known you, but we have to talk about this; we can’t avoid it.”
She folded her arms across her middle and stared out the window where the spring flowers she’d lovingly planted glowed in shades of red, yellow, and pink. “It was only one night,” he said. “I was in Washington, and I was so damn lonesome for you I couldn’t stand it. I met her at a party given by Senator Ryan. She…she looked a lot like you, and at the end of the evening she was going to call a cab, but I offered her a ride home, and …”
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