Saturday, 24 February 2018

Rainbow snippets - 24/25 February



Rainbow Snippets is a Facebook Group that invites authors to post 6 sentences of their work each weekend. It can be from anything you like, your current WIP, a recent release, the golden oldie that even you had forgotten you had written, or just a scrap of an idea (as long as it has 6 coherent sentences). Nothing of your own work worth mentioning? How about a 6 sentence review of your favourite LGBTQ+ story.

I'll be running out of reworked chapters at this rate. Welcome to the start of Chapter 2. (Don't tell anyone but it's slightly more than 6 sentences)
#WIP #historical #WW2 #submarines

Dodging past the kissing couple at the gates, Zach tried to ignore the pang of jealousy that often flared within him at the sight of that simple show of affection. Knowing he could never have that with someone he cared passionately about, he pushed it away, burying it back under lust and the chase for sexual gratification. A chaste kiss, more so than many he had seen, Zach had to wonder if the departing sailor had yet to deflower his flame-haired beauty. It could have been the fiery colour of her long wavy hair, in the style of Veronica Lake, but the girl seemed less demure than the kiss would give her credit for.

Within moments of flashing his credentials to the guard on duty hurrying footsteps echoed behind him.

“Morning.” Slightly breathless in his attempt to catch up with Zach, the young man who had been saying goodbye to his girlfriend sidled in beside him and tried to match Zach stride for stride. “Lieutenant Timothy Noble. Everyone calls me Ginger.”



Even though the book isn't ready and I have no cover and only a draft blurb, I've created a Goodreads entry, because one way or another this book will be released this year, and this should spur me on (especially if people actually add the book to their 'want to read' shelf).

Add it to your Goodreads bookshelf here.


11 comments:

  1. Nice snippet! Thank you for sharing.

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  2. I'm intrigued. It seems Zach might not have to be jealous for long?

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  3. Very nice, and you had me at WWII.

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    1. Thanks. Haha, your catnip? I've been post snippets from this story for the last few weeks. Hopefully I can keep it up as the weeks progress :)

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  4. Ooo, intriguing moment! I get the impression Ginger is as interested in Zach as he is in his flame-haired beauty. :)

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    1. Ta. There are plenty of men on board to tickle Zach's fancy.

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  5. This leaves me wanting more - thank you. :)

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