Workshop exercises, July 2015

July 6, 2015

“Took ya long enough,” Max said. “What was with all the looking around? You think you’re in some sort of spy movie or something?”

“Me?” I exclaimed. “You’re the one standing—well, sitting—in a limo in my driveway in the middle of the night. For god’s sake, Max, couldn’t you have just met me in the morning like a normal human being?”

***

July 13, 2015

“You can,” he said in a near whisper. “If you’re willing to help me find the other residents of Engelwald, you can come with us.”

Katie blinked. What had just happened? She’d gone from listening to an idyllic story to getting an invitation to step inside of it.

***

July 20, 2015

Ace stared at her, and Robin fought the intense urge to squirm. After a moment he smirked.

“Do you understand, Ms. Penn, that I am a busy man? That I don’t deem it necessary to explain myself to every single person I encounter?”