Time for the Sunday Fiction Post-up! Come share your current work-in-progress here. I’m still making way on my new project. I love when I’m excited about writing. The excerpt I’ve chosen for this week is from a YA fantasy novel with strong romantic elements about dragons. Because dragons are just cool.
I invite you to post your title, genre/sub-genre and your 2nd paragraph on page 7. No need for critique, just a little writer love.
My father straightens and he’s the General again. “Very well. The Academie’s expectations of you far exceed any other recruit. I can’t show leniency. They will be under your command one day. An ounce of weakness now will only hinder you later. You do understand.” The last part he doesn’t ask as a question. I like it this way. This is how I expect him to talk to me.
“Of course. You’ve been telling me this since I shot my first arrow.”