Time flies sometimes. In just five weeks from this Saturday, I’ll be a married man. That’s pretty exciting as it is, but I’m also marrying a truly awesome woman. Relationships are difficult sometimes. It takes work to get to know each others, and more work to keep in touch, and even more work to really get a lot with each other and be a true blessing to one another’s lives. Still, it’s definitely worth it. The effort, the work, the drama, and everything else that goes with relationships 1) make you a better person, and 2) make the relationship that you’re in a better relationship (at least when both people are involved in the work). So, like I said, definitely worth it. Anyway, it’s Wednesday, which means that you get a scene challenge. If you can’t remember the rules, I’ll provide them: I provide you with specific rules for how to write a particular scene. Try to keep your scene under five hundred words, and try to keep it in the same tone as the introduction. If I give a line that is very dark and depressing, then I don’t want to see a scene about a drunken monkey in a tutu…it just doesn’t fit. If I do give you a line about a drunken monkey in a tutu, then you should probably try for a funny scene.
Your rules: You task this week is to write a scene of at least 150 words that is all one sentence. If you’ve been following the blog then you’ve seen this challenge before. Remember to make sure that the scene is grammatically correct, and that it flows well. Again, you might want to give it to a grammar nazi after you finish to make sure that your grammar is solid. Your cue: “I just want to be…”