Thursday, May 04, 2006

A Quickie!

1. Grab the nearest book
2. Open it to page 123
3. Find the fifth sentence
4. Copy it onto your blog/journal along with these instructions

"She was being carried into the yard, her arms around firm, powerful shoulders."

from The Mammoth Book of Erotica.

This meme courtesy of New and Improved Smoke and Mirrors


InterstellarLass said...

"When the emergency occurs, drop everything and take care of your associate and his or her family."

from My Life & The Principles for Success by Ross Perot.

I think I'd much rather be reading your book...

Jim said...

head'ed head'word heart'sore

Webster's Instant Word Guide: 35,000 words spelled and divided

MarkD60 said...

I want to read your book when you're done!

Anonymous said...

"We were younger in those days, we were fascinated with our work, and we recognized its importance."

A Look Over My Shoulder: A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency, by Richard Helms

Crys said...

Im not anonymous...

Barry S. said...

"Using a chef's knife, cut away the hard inner core from the cabbage, then cut the leaves crosswise into strips about 12 mm wide."

Williams-Sonoma Mastering Pasta!

Coyote Mike said...

"The boardwalk concessions are shuttered except for one counter-and-booth restaurant, the Ferris-wheel seats are hooded with olive green canvas and the powerhouse padlocked, and the rococo doors of the carousel are boarded over and if one peers through a knothole into its gloom the horses which buck and plunge through summer prosperity seem like animals touched by a magic wand that they may never move again."

from "The Fisherman From Chihuahua" by Evan S. Connell in the American Short Story Masterpieces anthology.

I almost used it in an american lit class, but we ran out of time.