Go to page 7 or 77 of your current manuscript.
Go to line 7.
Post on your blog the next 7 lines, or sentences as they are - no cheating!
Tag 7 other authors to do the same.
Here is my seven line extract from page 7 of Roadrage (coming out shortly)
... Somehow the situation had Spike caught in its grip too. He was rushing to and fro, barking with unaccustomed ferocity, one second at the windscreen, the next at the passenger window. Uncontrollable frenzy had seized the moment and the deafening noise coming from the dog provided an aptly manic soundtrack.
The milometer needle passed eighty, eighty-five, ninety. At each of these stages Gil looked across his shoulder to see if his pursuer had given up. There was no change. Ninety-five, a hundred, a hundred and five; his persecutor was right beside him. Gil was beginning to feel a loss of control in the steering as the wheels found it increasingly difficult to gain purchase on the wet surface ...
Finally, I have to pass Lucky Seven on to seven more authors (I hope they'll appreciate the gesture!)
The next seven are:
K J Waters @kamajowa
Clive S. Johnson @Clive_SJohnson
Jane Isaac @JaneIsaacAuthor
Barbara Towle @BarbaraTowle
Cheryl Youngman @CherylYoungman
Good luck to all!