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Fiction Friday: From Work-in-Progress, Prom Night

By Leslie Lindsay Hey all–it’s fiction Friday and this is from my novel-in-progress, “Slippery Slope.”  This scene is actually a flashback from a high school prom night.  I’d appreciate your thoughts on the authenticity of the scene, it’s point-of-view told by a guy (now grown, but at the time, about 17, 18 years old).  [Remember, this is an original work by the author/blogger.  It is not intended to be represent anyone, similarieties are coincidental, and work of the writer’s imagination].  Here goes:         There was a huge rainstorm the night of prom.  Had to have been eleven o’clock or so as we were leaving the dance and I was driving her back to her parent’s home in the suburbs.  Mom had loaned me her car that night.  It was nicer than mine.  I parked it about a quarter of a mile from her house, “Let’s run in the rain,” I said.           Annie looked at me like I was crazy, “In my prom dress?”  It was as much a statement as a question.           “Yeah.  It’s …