#8sunday

For my first 8sunday, I am posting the beginning to an urban fantasy story set in Northern Ontario where werewolf hunting has been legalized. Lex is one of two rogue werewolves hiding in her town. This particular night she has been kept at work too late and is trying to make it home before she turns.

My biceps were burning and shaking, sweat poured down my face as I concentrated on making it to my house. The streetlamp blurred, and I fell to my knee as I felt my ankle pop. I gritted my teeth. I was a half block away and could see my front gate, mostly obscured by the creeper vine I had overtaking my front yard. I pulled myself up using the mailbox and stiffened as a young couple rounded the corner, arm in arm. I limped forward, head bowed; hoping my curtain of black hair would make me unnoticeable.Β Β  It was not my lucky night.

I am more comfortable writing about magic and witches, but I have to say I kind of loved writing something with a creature beast in it and look forward to where Lex’s story will lead. Happy Sunday all, please check out other writers atΒ www.wewriwa.com

14 thoughts on “#8sunday”

  1. You’re definitely off to a great start! I really liked the tension of the scene. I felt very involved, and want to know more about why Lex is running. Your idea sounds fantastic, very original!

  2. Interesting story premise and I was certainly right there with her, thanks to your wonderful description. Welcome to the Weekend Writing Warriors and I loved this excerpt. Need more, please!

    1. Thank you so much! I’m excited to join Weekend Writing Warriors. Im hoping to continue with this idea for a little bit at least πŸ™‚

  3. Welcome to the blog hop! I really enjoyed the little snippet and I’m interested to see what kind of a person (and what kind of a wolf) Lex will be. πŸ™‚ Thanks so much for sharing!

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