I Am Writing – 3/1/20 – Winter Duet

This week’s WIP snippet is from Winter Duet. I’m currently editing this one, with the aim to publish it later this month.

“I’m sorry,” he murmured, “I’m so sorry.” He looked down at his fingers, white knuckled and clutching the edge of the blanket.

“We all have nightmares,” Kristopher said. “There’s nothing to be sorry for. Do you want to talk about it?”

After a few minutes silence, Matt finally looked up. He spoke quietly and didn’t sound at all like the confident, good-humoured man Kristopher had thought he was beginning to get to know. “How much did you hear?” he asked, an edge of fear in his voice. “It’s not true, you know. It’s only a nightmare. Ken…” Matt bit his lip. “It’s just me. He had nothing to do with this.”

About Anne Barwell

Anne Barwell lives in Wellington, New Zealand. She shares her home with a cat with “tortitude” who is convinced that the house is run to suit her; this is an ongoing “discussion,” and to date, it appears as though Kaylee may be winning. In 2008, Anne completed her conjoint BA in English Literature and Music/Bachelor of Teaching. She has worked as a music teacher, a primary school teacher, and now works in a library. She is a member of the Upper Hutt Science Fiction Club and plays violin for Hutt Valley Orchestra. She is an avid reader across a wide range of genres and a watcher of far too many TV series and movies, although it can be argued that there is no such thing as “too many.” These, of course, are best enjoyed with a decent cup of tea and further the continuing argument that the concept of “spare time” is really just a myth. She also hosts and reviews for other authors, and writes monthly blog posts for Love Bytes. She is the co-founder of the New Zealand Rainbow Romance writers, and a member of RWNZ. Anne’s books have received honorable mentions five times, reached the finals four times—one of which was for best gay book—and been a runner up in the Rainbow Awards. She has also been nominated twice in the Goodreads M/M Romance Reader’s Choice Awards—once for Best Fantasy and once for Best Historical. Anne can be found at https://annebarwell.wordpress.com
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