The tag rule goes like this: Copy several paragraphs from your current manuscript with the word ‘look’ in it.
If you know me, then you know I don't like really like rules. I also will not subject you to several paragraphs of a very rough unfinished first draft. But I will give you two.
“I don’t know, Kelly. Maybe he wouldn't expect you to get your dad but what if he knew you’d try to tell someone? And he planned for it to look like you were just some crazy kid?”
“What if I am just some crazy kid?”
Hannah shook her head sadly and left without another word.
I stood in the doorway of the living room and watched my dad comforting my mom by patting her on the back and whispering in her ear. Every once in a while she would nod and sniff. He was probably telling her with the right drugs and a little therapy I’d be good as new.
I hoped he was right.