Saturday, October 1, 2016

'Seven Tricks' Snippet

Here's a little six sentence sample from 'Seven Tricks', my Christmas story I submitted to Mischief Corner Books. It's inspired by 'The Nutcracker', as well as my desire to pair up the Mouse King and the Nutcracker. :)

I crept up to this still, defiant beauty. He didn’t move, or acknowlege me, even when I was a paw away from his face. The strange prince, for I refused to admit he was anything less, just stood there and grinned.

This infuriated me. Who was he grinning at, if not myself? Was he mocking me?