Seems like the issue of luck keeps popping up - the last blog and St. Paddy's Day, the goose, and the latest - being tagged, twice. Let's deal with the first tagged, really more a splat than a tag, nor was it as pleasant as the second. Out of no where a Canada Goose deposited what appeared to be a bucket load of something special on our truck windshield. But wait after it's all been scrubbed off I remember the woman from Moose Jaw who was quoted on the radio saying that she knew it would be a good day "a bird pooped on her head." Okay, sounds rather insane to me but it had me thinking - is being targeted by a bird on its way to the bird biffy really good luck?
Apparently it is. No really, take a look at wiki answers if you don't believe me. So I waited for my good luck.
And then out of the blue I was tagged. No more goose poop, just a friendly writer and fellow blogger stopping by with a comment and an invite. I was tagged for the Lucky 7 Meme to share page 77, line 7, 7 sentences of my latest story. And in exchange I will tag seven others. And as there's no rating on my blog so there is a bleep for one expletive I'll leave out for now. Kind of makes it like watching a movie on TV where the bleeping can be quite annoying. And I never understood why we can watch someone die in a blood bath but we can't hear a watered-down curse. However, that said here it is, my excerpt:
"The social media is just beginning to heat up." Manuel's voice seemed to drop and he folded his arms.
"Just beginning is it?" It's more than that Vargas," Bruce snarled. He pushed off from the wall and faced the smaller man. "I don't have time to play games. You were behind the destruction at some of the agave plantations."
"It was premature, I admit." Manuel shrugged.
"Premature? It was "bleeping" stupid, that's what it was."
So head on over and check out Daily Drama of an Aspiring Writer - there's more of the tag scoop there and a book excerpt and lots more. so here's the seven writers I've tagged. Whether they post an excerpt or not their blogs are fantastic places to visit:
The rules - post page 77, line 7, 7 sentences of your latest story and then tag 7 other writers to do the same.
1) Adam Heine
2) Marcia Colette
3) Jon Paul
4) Lisa McManus Lange
5) Clueless Eve
6) Charles Tulsipher
7) Donna McBroom-Theriot
Meantime, hopefully there's good luck to come. We'll see. What I do know is that on March 29th I'll be hosting Harlow Coban and her new book Life in Death. Stop on by for a preview of what I'm sure will be a good read.
And for all those of you tagged or not, that might be curious who you write like, there's a site where you can plug in a bit of your writing to find out. Check it out at Where Sky Meets Ground. It's good for a chuckle anyway - my excerpt says I write like Jack London. Hmmm - in my dreams, maybe. What famous writer can you claim?