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The Spot Writers: Courage in the Bookstore

spotsThe Spot Writers are back! We goofed off for a while, but here we are again. No serial novel this time; we’re doing Flash Fiction or whatever comes into our heads. This month it’s Flash Fiction—we must use three of the following words in our stories: courage, car, obvious, checked, sashay, twitched. Our contribution this week comes from RC Bonitz, author of A Blanket for her Heart and the A Little Bit of- series. Look for the others’ contributions in the coming weeks.

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Courage in the Bookstore by R.C. Bonitz

She checked her lipstick in the mirror and touched it up a bit. Fluffed her hair, then ran a brush through it just to be sure. Her stomach twitched with nerves as she finished and prepared to step from the car. Was this it? Could she pull it off? No harm in trying.

Should she sashay into the store or just walk in normally? Best not to overdo, right? Well, maybe. Well, of course. She shouldn’t be too obvious; he’d think she was a ditz. He was smart- had to be. He worked in bookstore didn’t he? [Read more…]