Saturday, April 6, 2013

A to Z Challenge 2013 - F is for Fenn

I'm posting snippets from a story this year for the Challenge.
You can enjoy them on their own, but if you'd like the whole tale, please start with A.

F IS FOR FENN

“She's eight. She not only can do these things, she needs these responsibilities.” Danielle let that sink in for a few seconds. “In fact, Libby was the one that suggested it herself. She knows how to work the dishwasher. Let her rinse the dishes and load it as you throw in some laundry. Then the two of you can watch something together or play a game. Talk, relax. I think she'll sleep better for it.”

“She really said that?” Erik leaned back and ran a hand through his hair. When she nodded, he let out a little laugh. It was more than a bit sexy. “Well, I think we can do that.”

“I also have another suggestion.” The corners of her mouth quirked up. “One just for you.”

Danielle, Fenn warned.

“Of course.” Erik shifted in his chair to face her fully.

Struck by his masculine beauty again, she almost forgot to speak. She wet her lips. “You need to get out and do something on your own. Something not related to work or Libby.”

32 comments:

  1. Oh be quiet Fenn! LOL I agree with Danielle, Erik needs to get out on his own ... or with her! ;)

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  2. Yes, be quiet, Fenn! I'd like to hear what she suggests.

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  3. Amazing and Wonderful Post . . .
    A delightful surprise.
    Thank you.
    Happy AtoZ!!!
    -g-

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  4. I don't think Fenn's going to win this one!

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  5. Fenn has to learn when to hold them and know when to fold them.

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  6. The plot thickens! Love this.

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  7. A lovely sequel. -Belinda [A - Z participant].

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  8. Nice seshual tension here.
    When you said F is for Fenn, I couldn't help but think of Adventure Time!! Finn and Jake!
    ...
    I realize I'm probably alone on this :)

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  9. I love the name Fenn. The warning has me curious...

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  10. Wonder what Fenn's trying to warn against.

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  11. Oh Fenn we love you but please be quiet! The tension mounts. :)

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  12. Love Fenn.

    Things are getting very interesting....

    Barbara
    F is for Fiction, Freedom, and Flagman's Folly
    The Daille-y News

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  13. Gee, I wonder where this is going...

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  14. Interesting dynamics among these three. What happens next?

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  15. I love the name, Fenn. What is the origin?

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  16. Thank you all! Danielle is pleased for the support. She needs a night out too!

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  17. This just keeps getting betterer and betterer.

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  18. Something like me, I see her saying. Hehehe. Fenn won't be happy.

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  19. I don't think Fenn stands a chance on this one.

    Shannon at The Warrior Muse

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  20. Haha I love Fenn but he does need to be quiet.

    Happy weekend!

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  21. hahaha...this was great, christine!!

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  22. When it comes to kids, the trick is to let them do things when they want to...before their really old enough to do it well, then...when you want to it's less of a chore. Reading your story clip made me think of watching my DD YEARS ago loading the dishwasher..attempting, but she loved that she was involved. After all young kids are the height of the dishwasher...easier for them then us bending over, lol.
    A-Z

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  23. Oh my, we're getting somewhere. Now I'm really hooked!

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  24. A handsome piece of wordplay. Nicely done and so happy you shared it. Thank you. More, please....!

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  25. Great snippet! Doesn't look like Danielle is allowing Fenn to be a mood-killer. :P

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