Greetings, Weekend Writing Warriors!
Before I introduce my excerpt this week I want to express my appreciation and offer an apology.
I have been going through ‘interesting times’ in my professional world. The bottom line is that I have been a little less engaged in getting through to everyone’s posts and commenting. My appreciation is for your continued support and encouragement during a challenging and difficult time, and my apology is for missing some of your posts. I am now in the working class of ‘self-employed’ and am planning to allocate a lot more time to my writing, and to you all. So this week, I look forward to visiting you all.
Thank you for your visits, your comments, and your encouragement. I have started believing, because of you, that I am – actually – a writer, with a voice, with someone who (I have come to admire and respect) is prepared to read what I write.
The next few weeks I will share from a WIP (with the working title: Annie’s Song) which has been written from the eyes of Gravais, the captain of a faster-than-light scientific starship ship, which is transporting a new Team which has been assigned by the FOSB (Federation of Sentient Beings) to study a newly discovered planet. (Creative punctuation apology.)
Gravais has released the Team from SpaceSleep and we start from where we left of last week: Erit na Rakh was the first to recover.
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Her slender scaled form stirred. Her golden eyes sprang open as she became conscious of her surrounding. “We have arrived?” her soft voice was almost a whisper. “We have arrived,” Gravais confirmed. He helped her into a seated position and handed her a glass of restorative. Her elegant tail wrapped against her thigh and calf as she drank deeply. Gervais left her stretching and easing her lithe green body into wakefulness.
Olwen Anstelholm was next. Groaning, he rolled to his side and pushed himself into a seated position. Gravais was greeted with brilliant blue human eyes and an exuberant, toothy grin.
© Kim Magennis
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