Michelle Howard – - Paranormal and Contemporary Romance Author
Paranormal and Contemporary Romance Author

Weekend Writing Warriors



Weekend Writing Warriors allows readers to see a snippet of a writers story. This week I’m sharing another 8 from my upcoming February release Torkel’s Chosen.

   Torkel bit back his frustration as the females ran past his position in the sands. One after another they squealed and laughed as they selected his brethren. True Enotians with their blond hair and light-colored eyes.
    “I’m not sure how this works. Do I just hand you the necklace or put it on your neck?”
    Torkel jerked and glanced down at the short woman standing in front of him. He’d tried to ignore her presence when her footsteps slowed in front of him. “Pardon?”


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20 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Warriors”

  1. Cara BristolCara Bristol

    Aw, he was almost not chosen.

    January 11, 2015
  2. michellehowardwritesmichellehowardwrites

    Hey Cara
    My hero has been rejected before so this scene is a big deal for him 🙂

    January 11, 2015
  3. evelynjulesevelynjules

    I love his reaction here. He seems so surprised and somewhat doubtful that someone has actually chosen him. Really well done!

    January 11, 2015
  4. Alexis DuranAlexis Duran

    This pulled me right in and had me excited for both of them. Great snippet.

    January 11, 2015
  5. Author Charmaine GordonAuthor Charmaine Gordon

    Touching snippet and then there she is, short.OMG! I almost laughed with joy at the possible misfits getting together. Like a high school thing.Sad, well written and then hope. Way to go.

    January 11, 2015
  6. Lorien LynLorien Lyn

    Love his surprised reaction. I really liked the setup of their relationship. 🙂

    January 11, 2015
  7. Kate WarrenKate Warren

    So this is a new experience for both of them then. I think he’ll find that she will surprise him a lot in the future too. Nice beginning for them.

    January 11, 2015
  8. ElizabethNElizabethN

    Tease, I know that’s the whole point, definitely enjoyed. Another cover to drool over as well.

    January 11, 2015
  9. Teresa CypherTeresa Cypher

    Nice. You did such a good job of showing what’s going on –in few words. This is a choosing ceremony of sorts? I like his reaction. And her words seem almost like nervous chatter… Intriguing! I’d read more.

    January 11, 2015
    • michellehowardwritesmichellehowardwrites

      Teresa did you get a secret arc? LOL. That’s exactly what it is. We may need to chat about your skills of perception. I’d like the next mega million numbers please 🙂

      January 11, 2015
  10. veronicascottveronicascott

    OK, I’m totally hooked already! What a fun scene, can;t wait to learn more. Terrific snippet!

    January 11, 2015
  11. The Real CieThe Real Cie

    He should give her a shot. Sometimes the most non-descript people turn out to be the very best!
    I can relate to Torkel. I was always chosen last for teams at school, and I was a wallflower at the dances.
    I like underdog stories.

    January 13, 2015
    • michellehowardwritesmichellehowardwrites

      I think the quote is he who laughs last etc. Underdog movies and books are the greatest.

      January 14, 2015

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