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Fiction Friday: Can Dreams Boost Your Word Count?

By Leslie Lindsay I love to read and write.  But I also love to sleep.  What happens when I combine my love for all three?  A type of Nirvana.  Here’s a clip from the nightly movie-in-my-brain:    “She holds her  small and square-ish hand, the nails chewed to the quick.  “It’s an engagement ring,” she demurs.             I feel my breath quicken, “So it is.”            “He asked me to marry him last night when I left your room.  Well, not immediately afterwards, but later.”           I nod as if this really isn’t the truth.  I don’t believe her.           “I saw that ring of yours, the shiny one with the piece that dangles when you were in the bathroom,” she pauses and tilts her head looking at me as if I’m a child.  “I slipped it on my finger and admired it in the mirror, twisting my hand around like a hand model might,” she looks to me for validation.  “It fit, you know.”            I wince and bite my lower lip.           “Where did you get it?  …