Yesterday I was tagged by LK Evans, author of Keepers of Arden, to take part in the 777Writer’s Game.
The premise is simply to post 7 lines from a page number ending in 7 from a WIP (work-in-progress), and then tag 7 other writers to take part.
Picking which WIP was a bit tricky, as I’ve technically got three large ones on the go. I went for Sir Edric’s Kingdom, which isn’t quite done and won’t be out for a while (it’s the third of his adventures, with Temple and Treasure due for a release in early 2016). Hard picking which bit to use too, as it’s a bit longer and less episodic than the first two, and I didn’t want to give away plot points.
Anyway, here’s the excerpt:
“Good idea,” Sir Edric agreed. “You do that, and I’ll occupy myself getting thoroughly drunk.”
“That might dishearten the men, sir.”
Sir Edric popped his cork and took a long swig. “Dog, half the men already lack stomach, guts, spines and brains. One fewer organ won’t make any difference to their life expectancy.”
“Nevertheless, sir, I do have in mind a perhaps better use of the wine.”
My septet of tagged victims are:
I look forward to seeing what excerpts my seven tagged persons post.