Another Silver Pen (Woohoo!): Leslie Arambula!!
YASSS! We’ve got another Word Warrior who has reached Silver Pen! Leslie Arambula of California has now written >15,000 words!!
If you want to give Leslie a shout out, you can find her on her Twitter, NaNo, or leave her a comment on her Malala Fundraiser page. 👏
Read below to learn more about Leslie, maybe you’ll also be inspired to hit Silver Pen!!
What is your favorite book and/or author, and what draws you to them?
How does anyone pick just one?! The first who ever really caught my attention was JK Rowling because she created a magical place I wanted to live in just using the alphabet, ink, and paper. I’m still drawn to her simple style that manages both to push the story along and also to envelop readers in the world that she created.
Is this your first book? If not, what was the first book you ever finished writing?
What’s the working title of your NaNoWriMo17 project?
The Case of Stolen Pride
Give us an elevator pitch of your project.
Share your favorite line/short paragraph from your book so far.
“Why is she in here?” he repeated. “I don’t want her in hear listening to this.”
Beneath the desk, Eliza clenched her fists. This wasn’t the first time that her presence had been questioned in this office, but it always made her mad.
“Well,” Mr. Benoit said, “she is my secretary, so she transcribes my meetings in order for all of the details to be organized and easily ready when I start your case.”
Trying not to let the smugness show on her face at her father’s words, she placed her hands back on the typewriter.
HUSBAND IS A HUGE JERK, she typed.
“I don’t like it,” the man replied.
AND LOOKS LIKE AN OVERGROWN GARDEN GNOME, she added with a small smile.
“What is she typing already?”
“I assure you, she follows the same confidentiality rules that I do,” Mr. Benoit said.
Eliza just looked at the man and smiled sweetly.
How did you hear about the Mighty Pens?
I am a subscriber to Susan Dennard’s Twitter and newsletter 🙂
Congratulations again, Leslie!! And keep on being awesome!!