I am not a subtle person. Honestly, you can ask anyone who’s met me. I have much more in common with a bull in a china shop than I do with a courtier or politician. It gets me in trouble sometimes, and sometimes it makes me friends (I prefer the latter). It’s something that I can work on because, while I’m not a fan of dishonesty or evasion, I know that tact is important and sometimes I lack it. Anyway, to change the subject entirely, it’s time for 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: “Look, all I’m saying is that there’s no…”