Weekend Writing Challenge: eight sentences.

For Weekend Writing Warriors (WeWriWa) this Sunday, I’m posting the first 8 sentences from my novel, Drive Back the Darkness. You can find more info on WeWriWa here:



Two weeks ago

Something was wrong. The tingle at the base of Ellie’s spine told her so, long before she heard the sound of footsteps on the cement behind her. The bright fall sunshine crackled with danger. Something was very, very wrong.

Ellie’s hands began to shake. She wrapped them around the straps of her backpack and walked a little faster. Her home was only a few blocks away. She could make it a few blocks, couldn’t she?


Hope you enjoyed it! If you want to read more, you can find my novel at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.