#amwriting: Finding Katie, Day 5

Typed-WriterDay Five:

Today, you get another bonus, seeing as we’ve missed a couple of days 🙂

I’m showing a sneak peek to a whole page again, instead of the first line.

These are unedited first drafts you’re reading 🙂

Are you ready? …

… “BOO!” I yell, just for the hell of it.

They both jump. Too funny. Sure beats morning TV.

******

Hours later, Melanie flops down into the chair at the foot of the bed. An exasperated sigh draws my eyes to her. All I get is a hard stare. Then she rubs at her already mussed hair.

“What the hell, Kate?”

I look away, back at the TV.

Melanie snatches the remote and hits standby. I stare at the black screen instead. She slams the remote onto the table. I stare at the screen.

“You’re being discharged.”

That gets my attention. Startles me into looking at her. Just for a second. Then I go back to the TV. Too late, though—she saw. I shouldn’t ‘ave reacted at all. Now who’s the daft cow?

“Well?”

I shrug and stare at the screen.

“Don’t you care what happens to you?” …

©2015 Harmony Kent

 

Word Count so far: 20814 … a little behind the schedule I set for myself, but I blame the bad weather we’ve been having … computer has needed to be switched off, LOL.

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