Weekend Writing Warriors
Joining other writers today for posting 8 sentences from my new novel, Dance The Dream Awake. Be sure to check out the other writers at the link above.
Eduardo took a bite of grilled salmon, savoring it a few moments while staring into the flame of one of the candles before continuing, "Visions, so unbelieveable." He stopped for a swallow of wine, pausing to reflect.
The first time I'd had the nightmare, I'd been unable to explain the things I knew about that ancient time and place, and the fleeting feelings threading through it all. I couldn't get across how deep it really went, that it didn't feel like just a nightmare.
He continued, "Most civilized men will look at you strangely, 'bunk, superstitious belief,' they say, but I say, don't judge until you also have experienced what el indio experiences, and that is all I can say."
"You mean," I interrupted, remembering the melting feeling I'd had at the cave with the curanderas, "because it's impossible to find the words to explain them, or because it is forbidden?"
"Ahhh, Teresa, you have put the nail on its head."
"Hit the nail on the head," Jack corrected.
Interesting and mysterious. I wonder what those nightmare are all about.
Wonder which one is the head of the nail--forbidden, or impossible :-) Good eight!
This was a intriguing 8. I loved the tone you achieved when you had Eduardo slowly savouring your MC's unusual experiences and the difficulties it may present.
I love the 'put the nail on it's head' line.
Fun 8. Love the theme of dreams/visions.
Very interesting sentences, Cora. I love the mystical nuances and stories about past lives!
Intriguing, loved the enticing amount of information you gave us, makes me want more. Great snippet!
The nightmares are the subject of the novel--where they take my protagonist. Thanks for comment.
Thanks for your input, Elaine. This is a dinner scene in Mexico, reminiscent of old Spain.
Glad you found it enticing. Good info, thanks.
Hmmm, maybe both.
You're teasing us...drawing us in, and making us want more. Nice job!
I'm glad that was your reaction. Thanks for the feedback.
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