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Six Sentence Sunday

April 17, 2011

As many of you may know, I had the pleasure of participating in Jessica Subject’s Blogoversary. This week’s six are the opening lines to the ultra-short story I wrote for the occasion.

The space between us is minimal, though highly charged. Just an inch. Less than that. The slightest movement and we would be touching. I can feel the heat of him through my suddenly very restrictive clothes, sense the steady rhythm of his breath. Centimeters. Millimeters. Micrometers between us and yet he is so far away.

If you’d like, you can read the whole thing here: THE SPACE BETWEEN US. Leave a comment and be entered to win a copy of Sculpting a Demon!

Be sure to check out all the other enticing excerpts this week at the OFFICIAL SITE.

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31 Comments leave one →
  1. April 17, 2011 8:14 am

    Oooh… Love it. Girl, get rid of the restrictive clothes!

  2. April 17, 2011 8:15 am

    I can feel her longing and need. Great writing, Lisa! I’ll definitely read to find out what happens next ;)

  3. April 17, 2011 8:16 am

    Oh, that is very sexy and intense. All those short sentences make me feel like she’s panting. Awesome!

  4. April 17, 2011 9:21 am

    Oh nice snippet! It was captivating. Completely pulled me into the moment.

  5. April 17, 2011 10:15 am

    Wonderful description – can feel her yearning.

  6. April 17, 2011 10:15 am

    Mmm. The tension is electric. Love it!

  7. April 17, 2011 10:15 am

    Great snippet and great story!

  8. April 17, 2011 10:39 am

    fantastic snippet!

  9. April 17, 2011 10:46 am

    good point about the short sentences – so close and so far – why is that?

  10. April 17, 2011 11:09 am

    Fantastic opening! And one of my favorite pictures, too. :)

  11. April 17, 2011 11:19 am

    You know I love it….

  12. April 17, 2011 11:53 am

    Oh, Baby! That is sex on a stick!

  13. April 17, 2011 12:05 pm

    Very vivid. Fantastic six.

  14. April 17, 2011 1:12 pm

    Lisa, I absolutely loved this story! Everyone should read it if they haven’t already. Very emotional piece.

  15. April 17, 2011 1:18 pm

    OMG! Talk about sexual tension here! This was a FABULOUS Six!

  16. April 17, 2011 1:26 pm

    Very evocative writing!

  17. April 17, 2011 1:52 pm

    You’ve said so much in so few words. Very clean and pure. I love it!

  18. April 17, 2011 2:01 pm

    Oh, I so know that feeling! Great six!

  19. April 17, 2011 2:02 pm

    great beats to this
    can feel it happening

  20. April 17, 2011 2:31 pm

    Very poetic!

  21. April 17, 2011 2:47 pm

    Very well done! Who hasn’t felt like this at some point? But I’ve never seen it so well expressed in words.

  22. April 17, 2011 2:49 pm

    Wow. Love every word. And who says distance matters.

  23. April 17, 2011 2:56 pm

    Loved this. Had to go read the rest of the story–beautiful.

  24. April 17, 2011 5:42 pm

    Very beautiful.

  25. April 17, 2011 6:39 pm

    delicious tension!

  26. April 17, 2011 7:04 pm

    Oh, I love that description.

  27. April 17, 2011 7:39 pm

    Oh, I like this. Very vivid!

  28. April 17, 2011 8:39 pm

    Loved the story and this snippet makes it all the more inviting. ;-)

  29. Stacey Kennedy permalink
    April 17, 2011 8:45 pm

    Lovely! I’m not surprised–I always love your snippets! I gotta get a book from you! Now, where is my credit card!

  30. Vivi Susanti permalink
    April 18, 2011 12:33 am

    that’s a beautiful description.. love it so much..

  31. April 18, 2011 6:49 am

    I feel the electricity!

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