Joining other writers who are posting 8 lines from their work in process, this is an excerpt from my novel, Dance the Dream Awake. You can find other writers participating and their work by clicking on Weekend Writing Warriors.
After breakfast, I took out the sketches I’d made and worked on creating a painting while the hours slipped away. Isabella came early to tidy up and worked quietly, careful not to disturb me.
When I finally took a break in the early afternoon, she came and stood behind me. “May I see, Señora?”
“Please, call me Tessa.
“Is very nice. Who is una viejecita?”
“What old woman?” I asked as I squinted at my painting of rocks at the seashore.