This week’s snippet from my young adult WIP, DWARFED, picks up right were last week’s left off. Even though this collection of sentences simply creates a transition point in this scene, I’m quite fond of them. Plus, it gave me an excuse to look at piglet pictures, something I always enjoy :) You can check out the snippets created by some truly gifted authors here.
“Thanks,” he finally says.
I tuck my hand into my skirt pocket and finger the touch worn coins, listening to them clang together, the sound catching the attention of the piglets. Moving in one giant glob of flesh, they skulk towards me with the same speed a knight would use when sidling up on a sleeping dragon. I lower myself into a crouch, the change in position causing the piglets eyes to widen, but they continue forward.
Holding my breath, I lightly scrape a fingernail across one thing back. The piglet’s chocolate chip eyes roll back in its skull as its entire body quivers and quakes in porcine ecstasy.
“I never would have guessed that baby piglets would be so cute and cuddly.”
One look at you and I was through, my heart switched up on me. -The Band Perry