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Fiction Friday: The Green Sprout

By Leslie Lindsay Okay–better late than never, right?!  I have been working on chapter 3 revisions of my novel-in-progress with writing partner (in crime), Christine B.  This darn chapter is the bane of my existance.  Partly because it’s so long (over 20 pages; and so many words I lost count around 5,000).  It was also a challenging chapter because there is actually a teensy bit a truth to it.  (You know us writers often write for catharsis, right?).  So, after about 4 go-rounds on it, I present you “The Sprout:”  [Remember, most of this is fiction.  It is not for stealing.  Or borrowing.  Or claiming as your own.]  He pulled the Volvo into a parking lot, put the car in park and came around to open my door.  I recalled her words again: When a man opens the door of a vehicle, it’s because the car, or the woman is new. “We’re here.  One of my favorite places to eat.”  Vibrant yet chipping paint coated the tiny building.  Your basic college dive.  “The Green Sprout?”  I twisted …