If you’ve been following Elizabeth Seckman lately (please stop! She’s getting a crick in her neck…)
If, on the other hand, you’ve been to Liz’s blog lately, you’ll already know she’s busy with a Blog Tour for her new book, HEALING SUMMER
Liz challenged her Tour guides to come up with writing prompt and she would then flesh fiction it out.
So, here’s my bold prompt and Liz’s response officially begins with the italics.“Serge was a Swahili snow shovel salesman and…”
Hah! I bet you thought this prompt would be like a noogie from a big brother, Mr. Koopmans, but just like a bald man has nothing to fear from a noogie… brain noogies don’t rub me the wrong way either.
Yes, I did just admit to being brainless…enjoy!
And please…cue the Scarecrow Mr. Wizard!!“I could wile away the hours
Conferrin' with the flowers
Consultin' with the rain
And my head I'd be scratchin'
While my thoughts were busy hatchin'
If I only had a brain.”
Show tunes aside, HEALING SUMMER takes place in Montana and as an honorary member of the Montanans FOR Global Warming, I know…Montana has plenty of snow. So, of course, Serge the Swahili snow shovel salesman gladly headed to the often white plains of Blue Sky Country.
|Mark says, "I never knew I had a mountain named after me" :)|
And Serge will be successful there. He’s a self-reliant go-getter. He’s a boot strap pulling entrepreneur with a truck load of shovels and a dream. He’ll help dig out the highest drift…clear the longest sidewalks. He might even have the gumption to tackle Old Baldy.
A man with a dream has no limits.So keep dreaming Serge and shovel hardest when it gets the deepest.
Thanks for having me over…and trying to make me as loony as you…crazy man!
No, noooo, the pleasure is all mines. I’m well impressed you got anything down for Serge, let alone a poem… nice one, TwinnyJ
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Maybe Love, Not Time, Heals All Wounds
Ditched at the altar…biopsied for cancer…Mollie Hinkle is having a bona fide bitch of a summer. When life sucks so hard it takes your breath away, what's a girl to do? Pack a bag, grab a few friends, and leave the past and the worry in the rear view mirror. What wounds can’t be healed by a drive across the Heartland, where quarter flips at cross roads determine the route and the future? All roads lead to Craig, the second son and bad boy of the haughty Coulter line. Has fate brought her to the miniscule Montana town to find happily ever after or will it just break her heart?
HEALING SUMMER is the second book in the Coulter Men Series.