Saturday, August 24, 2013

My Sexy Saturday

     My Sexy Saturday ( http://www.mysexysaturday.blogspot.com/ ) is a place for authors to showcase snippets of their sexy works with 7 words, 7 sentences, or 7 paragraphs.

     This week I'm sharing 7 paragraphs from my WIP "Mountains and Skyscrapers".  Elle and Michael are having a 'first date' of sorts, at the Denver Art Museum.  She knows that she shouldn't be as interested in him as she is, because, after all, he is trying to buy her design firm.  Not that he knows it's her firm yet, of course.  Oh, the tangled webs they weave, webs even strong enough to catch hearts.

     “It’s much easier than you think,” she whispered, squeezing his hand and leaning close as they admired Waterloo Bridge by Claude Monet. 

     “What is?”

     “Painting.  You should try it some time.”
 
     “I’m no good at art.  I can’t even draw a straight line.” 

     “Nonsense.  Just draw what you see.  Trust what your eyes tell you is there and copy it.”

     He turned to her and put his hand under her chin, tilting her face up to his.  “I do trust what my eyes tell me.”

     Her cheeks flushed and she turned away.  “You should come over and paint with me sometime.  I’m curious to see what you would come up with.”


Waterloo Bridge
Claude Monet
French, 1840-1926
 

6 comments:

  1. Very romantic, although as a person who couldn't make stick figures look real I'm not sure about Elle's assertion! M. S.

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    1. Thank you. (maybe Elle just wants to get him to her place for an "art" lesson - hehe)

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  2. Great snippet. I like the foreplay in the dialogue.
    New follower.
    ~Decadent.
    My Blog

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    1. Hi Decadent. Thank you for the compliment and the follow!

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  3. Such a great, romantic snippet. I am really enjoying where this book is going.

    Thanks for sharing and being part of My Sexy Saturday!

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