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The Friday 56 (#21)


Rules:The Friday 56
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
*Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It’s that simple.

 The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice where I’ll post a sentence of two from page 56 of either the book I’m currently reading or a random book from my shelf. If you would also like to participate, click the link to the host’s blog page.


 I’m still on this novel and probably will be for some time. Finals week is coming up; there’s lots of studying to do. Wish me luck.

Everyone have a great weekend! 🙂

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before – by Jenny Han

 

” ‘So you’re probably wondering what this is all about.’ I begin. And then I immediately falter. ‘It’s um, well, I wrote it a long time ago, and – ‘

‘You don’t have to explain.’

‘Really? You’re not curious?’

‘No. It was just really nice to get a letter like that. I was actually pretty honored.’

I let out a relieved sigh and sag against my locker. Why is Lucas Krapf just so exactly right? He knows how to say the perfect thing.

And then Lucas gives me a half grimace, half smile. ‘But the thing is…’ He lowers his voice. ‘You know I’m gay, right?’

‘Oh, right, totally,’ I say, trying not to sound disappointed. ‘No, I totally knew.’ So Peter was right after all.

Lucas smiles. ‘You’re so cute,’ he says, and I perk up again. Then he says, ‘Listen, can you not tell anybody, though? I mean, I’m out, but I’m not out out yet. You know what I mean?’

‘Totally,’ I say, super confident.

‘For instance, my mom knows but my dad only kind of knows. I haven’t outright told him.’

‘Got it.’ “

(pg. 155-156)

 

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Photo Fridays


Welcome to Week 22 of Photo Fridays.

Photo Fridays is an original weekly meme where I’ll post writing prompts that consist of random pictures. What better way to stimulate inspiration? They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, so give yourself a few moments to collect your thoughts and write them.

 

Rules:

  1. Don’t overthink it. Look at the picture, and just write.
  2. You may participate in this exercise just for fun, or you may post your response to your own blog or any other form of social media.
  3. If you post your response, be sure to include a link back to this blog, Writing My Legacy.
  4. Paste the link for your post (NOT your blog) as a comment below before the end of Wednesday.
  5. If you do not have a blog or form of social media in which to post your response, you may copy it into the comment box below.
  6. Each week, I will pick one response and post it here the following Friday.

 

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Surgeon General


Congratulations to My Simple Blog’s “Surgeon General” for being last week’s Photo Fridays selection!

This portrayal wasn’t what I was expecting. You found a way to tell a whole story with such few words. Great job!

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“Why is he on stilts?” my little sister asked.

“Why not?” I snapped.

She stood there with her little pudgy fists on her hips, staring at the man walking down the road on stilts. Okay, maybe it was something you don’t see every day. Not that I was going to admit it to her.

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Photo Fridays


Welcome to Week 21 of Photo Fridays.

Photo Fridays is an original weekly meme where I’ll post writing prompts that consist of random pictures. What better way to stimulate inspiration? They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, so give yourself a few moments to collect your thoughts and write them.

 

Rules:

  1. Don’t overthink it. Look at the picture, and just write.
  2. You may participate in this exercise just for fun, or you may post your response to your own blog or any other form of social media.
  3. If you post your response, be sure to include a link back to this blog, Writing My Legacy.
  4. Paste the link for your post (NOT your blog) as a comment below before the end of Wednesday.
  5. If you do not have a blog or form of social media in which to post your response, you may copy it into the comment box below.
  6. Each week, I will pick one response and post it here the following Friday.

 

Picture Source

 

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The Friday 56 (#20)


Rules:The Friday 56
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
*Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It’s that simple.

 The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice where I’ll post a sentence of two from page 56 of either the book I’m currently reading or a random book from my shelf. If you would also like to participate, click the link to the host’s blog page.


 

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before – by Jenny Han

 

“I was pouring lukewarm tea out of the thermos and into cups when Josh climbed up on the fence and watched us. The month before, from the upstairs playroom, we’d watched Josh’s family move in. We’d hoped for girls, but then we saw the movers unload a boy bike and we went back to playing.

Josh sat up on the fence, not saying anything, and Margot was really stiff and embarrassed; her cheeks were red, but she kept her hat on. Kitty was the one to call out to him. ‘Hello, boy,’ she said.

‘Hi,’ he said. His hair was shaggy, and he kept shaking it out of his eyes. He was wearing a red T-shirt with a hole in the shoulder.

Kitty asked him, ‘What’s your name?’

‘Josh’

‘You should play with us, Josh,’ Kitty commanded.

So he did.

I didn’t know it then, how important this boy would become to me and to the people I love the most. But even if I had known, what could I have done differently? It was never going to be me and him.”

(pg. 56-57)

 

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