Funny thing. At this point, I’ve written so much that I often forget things I’ve written. I’m not talking about stories, but little bits and pieces here and there. I was reading through DIVINE MISFORTUNE (due out in March, I believe) and came across this little section that I completely forgot. Made me laugh, too. Kind of weird to be taken by surprise by your own writing, but it happens.
So here’s your first (tiny) little taste of DIVINE MISFORTUNE. Hope you enjoy it.
“I’ll let you in on a little secret.” He leaned closer. “Nobody has had a destiny in a thousand years. Not an official destiny anyway. Things got too big for that a long time ago. It was a lot easier to preconfigure the paths of fate when there weren’t so damn many of you mortals running around. Now it’s pretty much impossible. I think the last guy The Fates tried to guide was Gary Hamelin. And we all know how that worked out.”
“Never heard of him,” she said.
“Well, my mom swears by them. Said they helped her find some lost keys one time.”
“Oh, yeah, they’re good for stuff like that, I suppose. Just don’t expect them to be infallible. It’s a good way to end up doing life in a Peruvian prison.”
“Gary Hamelin?” she asked.
“Trust me. You don’t want to know.”
Fighting the good fight, Writing the good write,