It's that time of the week again. For those who've never played, each Sunday you post six sentences on your blog from your current wip or book. If you want to see other authors who participate, you can find them here.
This week, my six is from Annabelle's first audition. Miles has just told her, among other things, that he won't be putting her through to the next stage in the competition.
“It’s a no from me.”
The words rang again and again in Anna’s head, each time cutting her a little deeper. She straightened her spine and locked her knees to avoid falling to the floor, and tried very hard to hold back the sobs bubbling up in her chest.
Anna tore her gaze away from Miles’ penetrating emerald eyes and returned her attention to an irregular floor board in front of the judges table.
“Miles!” the female judge, Safri, chided. “You can’t be serious?”