Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Word of the Week: Importune and Weekly 100 Words

Here are my 100 words from The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown p180:

     "His powerful hands clasped her head tighter, and a crushing force rammed her downward, plunging her face into the tank. Searing pain burned her eyes. The man pressed down harder, driving her whole head under the ethanol. Trish felt her face pressing into the fleshy head of the squid.
     Summoning all of her strength, she bucked violently, arching backward, trying to pull her head out of the tank. But the powerful hands did not budge.    
     I have to breath!
    She remained submerged, straining not to open her eyes or mouth. Her lungs burned as she fought the powerful urge to..."
This meme is hosted by Ruthi at Ruthi Reads!  The object is simple:  share exactly 100 words from the book you are currently reading, and no spoilers!  Be sure to include your book's title, author, and page number in your post.  Head over to Ruthi's site and add your link to your book!  Happy Reading!

1 comment:

  1. Great quote for use of "importune"! I just love your word of the week shares, Stephanie!

    Powerful writing by Dan Brown you've shared! Thanks for hopping along, Stephanie!



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