This is, again, from a novella called Dancing in the Dark that I'm working on now. Last week's six prompted questions about what makes Matt so magnetic. I happened across research on what makes people "cool." Here's what I tweeted: What makes a person/character cool? Research says: Be hot, friendly, competent, social. Read more http://on.msnbc.com/KR0D4Z
Here are this week's six, again from Dancing in the Dark. No one, certainly not Matt, has ever said what he really does, but Janey, whose brother does the same thing, knows. This is five, not six sentences.
“That's when Seigfried told us to stop.”
Jane smiled around a mouthful of the cold left-over pizza she'd left in the refrigerator when she'd arrived the night before. Throughout their meal, Matt had entertained her with stories he probably thought made her forget what he was. A spy. But honestly, how many people from Juniper Springs had ever met someone named Seigfrid?
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