Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Excerpt: Tuesday's 1-liner

“Save room for dessert!” Cat announced.

“You can't be serious!” everyone protested.

“We’re having something fun!”

“Will there be whipped cream?” Henry asked, half under his breath. Julian laughed out loud. She coughed, thankful she had a cloth napkin to mask the thing.

“Oh, Dear Jesus!" Alex cut in with mock distaste. "Are you still into that?”

Henry made the whipped cream from an aerosol can sound effect, and there was more laughter. Not only was the sound accurate, but he made a boyish face to go with it, which Julian found adorable. Now her abs and cheeks hurt—but in a good way—in addition to the funny flutter in her heart region.