4.17.2015

A to Z Challenge - O is for Odious


The A to Z Blogging Challenge is underway!
If you haven't heard of it, check out the A to Z blog and join in the fun.
Here at Untethered Realms, we're taking on the Challenge as a group. Each day, one of us will be sharing with you a teaser from one of our books.

Today is O day!

O is for Odious...

And a view from the outside... 



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42 comments:

  1. Perfect teaser... loved "prehistoric cockroach..."

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  2. Oooh. The end of the year you say? Looking forward to it...

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    1. Haha! Thanks, E.C., your enthusiasm warms my heart :)

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  3. Awesome teaser. Perfect mood setter.

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    1. Thanks, Christine. This scene was all about mood :)

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  4. I'm with TF. Love the "prehistoric cockroach" and odious is such a great word!

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    1. Since I took "O" I had to make up a word for it. I rather liked odious, LOL. It took me a while to come up with the prehistoric cockroach bit :)

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    1. Thank you, Cathrina. I can't wait to actually get a bit of writing done on this project. So far, just teasers, LOL,

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  6. That creature can get away. I don't want to know what it is... but I totally do. Awesome teaser.

    ~Patricia Lynne aka Patricia Josephine~
    Member of C. Lee's Muffin Commando Squad
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, Indie Author

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  7. What a captivating excerpt and photo combo.

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    1. Thanks, Stephanie. It was rather fun to write.

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  8. Creepy alleyways are always evocative. Plus your quote makes me curious.

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    1. I luurve creepy alleyways, Catherine. If I see one, I have to go up it!

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  9. Unique post for O! Not sure what mine will be yet. Perfect artwork to go with.

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    1. You must be winging it, Sandra. A pantser, eh? It takes me way to long to think stuff up so I'm always a plotter ;)

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  10. The words linked to the image are perfect for pulling you into the story.

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    1. Thanks, Lee. I couldn't find exactly what I wanted, but I liked this one.

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  11. Prehistoric cockroach is awesome. I love your writing. Can't wait to get to this set of books.

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    1. Thank you, Mary. I'm still a work in progress and hope to get better.

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  12. Odious is a great word and I really want to know what this creature is now. Or maybe I don't LOL. Poor Marley.

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  13. I love the word odious. It rolls off the tongue so well.

    That little excerpt has me intrigued to know what happens next.

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  14. Looking good :) I wasn't sure what kind of profile to choose in the 'Comment as" box, so this is from Cousin Linda!!!!! Very exciting to see another book on its way :)

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    1. Haha! Thank you so stopping by, Linda. We can always count on family <3

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  15. Hi Gwen - Odious is an awful word .. conjures up so many horrors ... and yes poor Marley is obviously not feeling so well .. cheers Hilary

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    1. Marley tends to be hung over a lot, Hilary :)

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  16. I've always loved that word. I need to work it into my writing.

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    1. It's fun for such an awful word, LOL!

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  17. I have not stopped your way for ages! Odious is an excellent O word. Excellent, indeed.

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    1. :) Thanks, Susan. Glad you stopped by.

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  18. Okay, I'm feeling a bit scared now. Wonderful "O"... Oh no!

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    1. It is pretty scary, Dixie. Netherworld--you don't want to go there.

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  19. That word alone makes me shiver. :)

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    1. Haha! It really sort of explains a lot in one short word, David.

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  20. Eeek! Actually, in my past I think I saw the same creature the day after a night on the town:)

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  21. I love the picture... very atmospheric...
    ...and I had to smile at the reference to "prehistoric cockroach"...

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  22. Hi Gwen - taken me ages to get here .. thanks for your comment on B day! Saving Marley ... slinking critters through the cracks and crannies .. and yes prehistoric cockroach ... is a good phrase ...

    Cheers Hilary

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