Thought we’d try something different today. Inspired in part by this post on social reading I thought it would be interesting to try an experiment in social writing.
So here’s what I’m thinking:
Below is the beginning of a story. I’m inviting all readers of this blog to:
- Write 100-200 words continuing the story.
- Post your contribution in the comments section.
- The next person starts where the last left off.
- After a week or so I’ll post the full story and open it up to suggestions for the ending.
All are welcome and encouraged to contribute. You can post multiple comments, though if possible wait until someone has posted in-between. I’m really excited to see where this will go.
Okay, without further ado, here’s the beginning:
Jean’s cheek throbbed, the skin already beginning to redden. Jess just glared, her hand poised for another attack. Her eyes were lit like fire, but her face was blank, expressionless. She seemed almost as shocked by what she had done as Jean was, and yet was still prepared to do it again. Her white leather gloves creaked as she flexed her fingers. Even protected, the impact had hurt her too. Others might take this hesitation as an opportunity to strike back, or even to run away, but Jean knew deep down that Jess had good reason to be angry.