These are the rules:
1. Go to page 77 of your current MS/WIP
2. Go to line 7
3. Copy down the next 7 lines, sentences, or paragraphs, and post them as they’re written.
4. Tag 7 authors, and let them know.
So it appears the Lucky 7 Meme is somewhat like a zombie virus for writer-bloggers, except more fun and with less calling out for brains.
Here’s an except from the first draft of my work-in-progress, an eastern fantasy novel.
With a last look at the tomb behind him, Shao Feng came down the stairs. He took the reins of his horse from Jinhai.
“If they were here, there’s no sign of it,” he said.
“It was perhaps worth the look, sir,” Jinhai said. “Every search must begin somewhere.”
“If only we knew a good place to begin it.” Shao Feng put his helmet back on and mounted his horse. “We’ll keep riding south. We’ll post signs at the inns and in the towns. Someone will have seen them. And maybe we’ll have some luck on the road.”
It’s quite first drafty, but I suppose it will do.
Now to choose
Seven Samurai a new Lucky Seven:
If you want to play and your WIP doesn’t have 77 pages, I’m sure 7 lines from page 7 would be fine 🙂