Page 7, line 7, 7

I was tagged by Mishka of A Writer’s Life for Me to participate…

The Rules:
Go to page 7 or 77 in your current WIP.
Go to line 7
Post on your blog the next 7 sentences or 7 lines —as they are!
Tag 7 people and do the same.
You can choose between page 7 or 77.

OK, from my WIP: page 7, Line 7, 7 sentences:

They called them ‘the suits’ even though they wore crisp polo shirts and dress slacks, and the inevitable black perfectly polished shoes. Becca slipped past the three men standing outside of Ted’s small office, less than 10 feet from her cube. One more stood inside of his office and Ted’s white face and slightly open mouth were the only clues to the conversation content. Was he being terminated? Was one of their team going to be? Whatever it was, she knew it wasn’t good. Then they all walked down the short aisle to the big boss’s office, and John ushered them inside and shut the door.

So there is my unedited teaser from my current project, working title, The P.I.P. This one is fiction… which of course means it is based on non-fiction with the ending that should have been. 🙂

Tagging 7 people:

YOU – yes, I tag you if you are reading this post.

Meanders of the Mind

Jodie Llewellyn

Allan Walsh

Raising Angels

Entertaining Stories

A Novel Journey

I am not sure this exercise was intended to be for you all… I really think it was for me – to nudge me farther away from the perfectionism demon and to get more words flowing.

As I read this morning in Bruce Van Horn’s post, “You don’t need to be perfect to inspire people!”: via

Let’s go inspire!











About Shari Risoff

Shari Risoff is an author, editor and consultant based in Raleigh, NC, USA. She studied business and spent years building client relationships in the corporate world and is passionate about communicating. She is the author of two books, Released: A True Story of Escape from an Abusive Marriage and Accidental Sabbatical. She began to consult and write full time during her own accidental sabbatical. She writes, and edits books for other authors, as well as helping small business owners with infrastructure or communication or projects of many kinds. She is devoted to her husband Stephen. When she is not working on her new book, or hanging out with Stephen, she is reading books or studying human behavior. Readers or writers in need of an editor can get in touch via email: projectmavens @ or follow her on Twitter @ShariRisoff.
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2 Responses to Page 7, line 7, 7

  1. Harliqueen says:

    I loved the description in this, gave a perfect instant image of ‘the suits’ 🙂

  2. Shari Risoff says:

    Thanks for the affirmation! I appreciate it!

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