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181. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Wednesday, February 28th, 8:00pm
Drommen (and Hillary)

 

Drommen sits at the window. Hillary takes the seat beside him.

Hillary: Hey Jake!

Drommen: Hey, Jessica, how are you?

Hillary: Great! Tomorrow’s my nineteenth birthday.

Drommen: Wow. Well, happy birthday!

Hillary: (pulls a baggie part-way out of her pocket) Wanna celebrate?

Drommen: (frowns) I have to get home. My sister needs me.

Hillary: (puts baggie away) Oh.

Drommen: But thanks for the offer.

Hillary: Yeah, no problem.

Drommen: Do you have anything special planned for your birthday?

Hillary: Nah.

Drommen: That’s too bad.

Hillary: You gonna be around tomorrow?

Drommen: I don’t know. But if I am …

Hillary: (smiles) I’ll save you some just in case.

Drommen: I have to warn you, that stuff … does things to me.

Hillary: Like what?

Drommen: I’m afraid you’re about four hours too young for an answer to that question.

Hillary grins.

 

Next stop: Thursday, March 1st, 4:00pm

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One-Liner Wednesday – How I Roll

Once in a while I get a brilliant idea for a story–something that’s so mind-boggling, that I just KNOW it’s best-selling-novel material. I’ll be so excited that there’s NO WAY I’m going to forget this idea, but I write myself a little note, just to make sure.

Here’s one example, that’s been on my phone for almost a year:

I have no freakin’ clue what the story was going to be about.


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