Sisters of the Traveling Computers

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Another New Feature!

Sisters of the Traveling Computers

Eight great writers are going to produce a progressive novel -- like a progressive dinner! Each one will write a couple paragraphs in round robin style without discussing it with each other. This novel-in-progress will continue through the rest of the year. The scribes are Eleanor Brown (The Weird Sisters), Heidi Durrow (The Girl Who Fell From the Sky), Siobhan Fallon (You Know When The Men are Gone), Therese Fowler (Exposure), Tanya Egan Gibson (How to Buy a Love of Reading), Caroline Leavitt (Pictures of You), Sarah Pekkanen (Skipping a Beat), and Rebecca Rasmussen (The Bird Sisters.)

Book MysteryThe first eight installments will be anynomous as the writers would like to guess who is writing that passage solely on sytle of writing.

Let the novel begin!

By midnight, he still wasn’t home. Or he wasn’t picking up the phone, which he knew would make her frantic with worry. She couldn’t leave the Martin’s now. Already, Mrs. Martin had told her that just cleaning up after the party wasn’t enough, that she wanted her to also redust (redust!) the figurines on the mantle because “You didn’t take enough care last time.” Should she tell Mrs. Martin how Mr. Martin groped her as she trying to arrange the baby chocolate éclairs on a plate? Should she tell her how Bobby, Mrs. Martin's son, called her a stupid bitch and kicked her out of his room so she wouldn’t catch him doing Jesus knows what? 

She wasn’t supposed to use her phone when she was working, but she dialed again.  Maybe he was with Bette, his terrifying girlfriend. Maybe he was walking again, clearing his head about what had happened.

The next installment will be in June.

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Some of may favorite authors participating. This should be fun. I'm really looking forward to it!

This is so very intriguing...

This is so very intriguing...