8 Sentence Sunday #27

Posted Sep 22 2013, 7:00 am in , , , ,

From Something to Prove —

After meeting the manager of the bar, Elizabeth is thinking about the possibilities this job can offer her.

                              If she could turn this place around, prove to him that she could handle this task, he would have to hand the reins of the business over to her instead of Keith.

                              She’d never taken the lead like this before. They tended to treat her more like the clean-up crew. Dad didn’t even know she was here. He’d been keeping this place a secret. This was her moment to shine. If she fixed this, he’d have to see that she could handle doing it all.

                              And if he didn’t?

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8 responses to “8 Sentence Sunday #27”

  1. Jess Schira says:

    Great characterization!

  2. Kate Meader says:

    Girl’s got moxie! Sounds like someone I’d like to know.

  3. Quite a bit riding on this for her then. Excellent excerpt, I’m rooting for her to succeed!

  4. She’s determined isn’t she? Great 8!

  5. J.A. says:

    I love the dertermination in her that you’ve built, Shannyn. Great use of the 8’s.

  6. I definitely want her to succeed here.

  7. She has so many hopes pinned on the results of her doing this right? Than that doubt at the end–if he didn’t… Family can be so tough. Good 8! 🙂

  8. Women always seem to have to work harder at proving themselves in a family business. Good job getting her dilemma across in only 8 sentences.
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