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Sunday, March 6, 2011

My First Six Sentence Sunday

Here's a six-sentence excerpt from "Not Extinct Yet," the happy rhinoceros story I'm hoping (with all my might) will soon find a publisher. Enjoy!

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Suzanne stood still. Her throat like sandpaper, she whispered, “Hello?”
The rhino snorted and tossed her head as if she were shooing flies. The moonlight made her eyes sparkle. 
“Um, the parrots have talked,” she continued. “We humans have found out that most mammals have the power of speech….”
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