December 10, 2017

#WeWriWa Never Say Die: A Zombie Time Loop Story #zombie #paranormal #apocalyptic #groundhogday

Another weekend, another 8-10 sentences. Thank you for joining me and the other Weekend Writing Warriors! I have another snippet from Never Say Die. Cassy is preparing herself to put an stop to the infection that will destroy the world she knows.


Behind the store, I open the packaging for the scissors and begin sawing through my hair. If this works, I’ll be able to get it straightened. If not, I won’t care what my hair looks like anyway. I do look wistfully at the locks on the pavement. Already my head feels lighter and clearer. Feeling better prepared, I return to the Evans’ house.
There’s no signage for a burglar alarm, but I’m betting they have one. I could probably disarm it, but it’s safer to evade it. I wait in the backyard, peering into the kitchen. Mrs. Evans is moving around and when her back is turned, I slip in the back door and hide behind the coat rack.

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15 comments:

  1. And her plan proceeds....this is such an interesting story! Thanks for the excerpt...

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  2. I so admire how you're portraying her necessary evolution from the life she knew and left behind. Tense, bittersweet and strong.

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  3. Sounds like the plan is unfolding!

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  4. Hmm, wonder just how much of a plan she has, and how quickly it will all go wrong?

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  5. I know she has a plan, but I can't help but wonder what will happen to stop her.

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  6. It would seem she's up to no good, but if she's the POV character, I doubt it.

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  7. Now what? This is an interesting story.

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  8. Now I'm really worried. I keeping thinking she won't be able to go through with it, but you're definitely keeping us in suspense.

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  9. Hope this works out for her. Tweeted.

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  10. Ooh, sounds a bit creepy. What is she up to?

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  11. I don't understand what she's doing, but I'm sure she must have a plan. Intriguing.

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  12. I'm another one in the not-certain-what-she's-up-to but intrigued camp! Great excerpt!

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  13. Love the buildup in tension. Good snippet.

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  14. I like how she transforms herself into the warrior version from the future, to do something dangerous in the present.

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