Sunday, May 20, 2012

Six Sentence Sunday and... a Prize!!!

First of all, many many thanks to everyone who commented on my Blog Against Homophobia post. As promised I'm giving away a copy of "Perfect Score" to someone who follows and commented. And the winner is Kerry


Now onto Six Sentence Sunday. A reviewer of "Hewhay Hall" said he loved one of the characters: Roma, the mad Medium. So I thought I'd put in a bit about her.


In a tiger-print tunic and gold shawl that clashed with her suntan, the color of Florida oranges, Roma always maintained she needed to appear elegant without a spot of effort, and she was right there. Mind you, stuffing herself into the tunic must’ve been a challenge and it wasn’t for nothing, Tess thought, that Jude called her Miss XXL Medium 1969.
 "Unutterably awful situation, darling, so I threw together a little spell and channeled my usual spirit, the Golden Dolphin, and asked for advice. I availed myself of chamomile, basil, and caraway seeds, ground to a fine powder.” She closed her eyes to add drama to the story. “Hyssop and coltsfoot steeped in gin…lit a match…”


17 comments:

  1. Uh oh - lit a MATCH?! Loved this scene, could really visualize your Medium - great description! Terrific six.

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  2. Wonderful description. She lit a match-- Gotta know what happens next!
    Great six!!

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  3. An XXL Medium -- love it! And of course gin--the perfect touch!

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  4. ROFL! ...she lit a match. Wonderful six.

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  5. Lit a match and KABOOM! Aww I do love Roma.

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  6. Oh, she's wonderful!

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  7. I can see her. And her concoction sounded like something almost edible until she lit that match--or was it to be served hot?

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  8. The Golden Dolphin? Lit a match? Love her!

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  9. She is quite the character! She's awesome!

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  10. Glad you like her, everyone :-)

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  11. What a character - and beautifully written - I'll be back!

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  12. Gin and a match.....oh what happenes next??!!! Your descriptions are so alive and vibrant!

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  13. "steeped in gin." -- excellent! She cares about how she looks, and I want to know more about her.

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  14. Oh, a feisty, self-assured character. Love her.

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  15. Roma sounds very entertaining. Interesing concoction ingredients.

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  16. That was really cool and interesting and I love the rhythm of the words.

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  17. I love the character and the tone you've captured in the dialogue

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