I have a very special guest blogger today, Katrina Buckhold. Perhaps that name rings a bell?
|Katrina as she appears on the cover of THE TRAZ|
Katrina is the young protagonist in THE TRAZ. Although she is immature and abrasive and isn't perhaps all that reliable, I did agree to let her open her own Twitter account (https://twitter.com/KatrinaBuckhold).
Although I had to do a lot censoring and censuring for the first while, she seems to be growing up somewhat.
3 days only
Monday, 10th September 2012
Wednesday 12th September 2012 inclusive
In celebration of this week's special promo, she's pulled together some of her fave quotes from THE TRAZ and here they are in 140 characters or less:
Perhaps he had some use for her genius.The thought that he wanted her for something when no one else did...> #Free THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkT
THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkSTy She tucked one of her dad's shirts around her face so she could catch the scent of what once was. FREE today
#FREE today: She was cold when she got home, despite the heat of the August sun. She listened to the silence calling to her. THE TRAZ http://ow.ly
"Please?" She tilted her head and searched his face, as she knew he liked her to do.>THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkRZ5 Free today
The cool moonlight was sparking off eyes that, in the sun, shone blue and bright. She stood on her toes and... Free today >THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkS5o
The day started not all that badly—a warm June morning. By seven o'clock the summer sun was already high... THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkS8q Free
She thought of electrons & photons, the intertwining of space, speed & time. In 2 weeks she'd be a teenager > THE TRAZ Free today! http://ow.ly/dkSjh
Colours & numbers could be digitized. Someday the human mind would be etched on a silicon chip >THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkSjh Free
Katrina felt faint and distant and dizzy. Words swirled about her. Someone said, "Dead. Everybody dead. Dead." THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkSDe Free
"You're 13, running around 'til the wee hours of the morning & coming home drunk. I won't put up with it." THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkSKS Free
Katrina slipped from her chair and grabbed his arm. "Grandpa! Grandpa! Are you sleeping or are you dying?" THE TRAZ ow.ly/aXtbK Free
The parts of her that were cold began stirring, moving, pulsating, synchronizing with the beat of the pistons >THE TRAZ http://ow.ly/dkTVR Free
THE TRAZ "How far do you want to ride?" Shrug's voice broke into her reverie. "Forever," Katrina answered. Free http://ow.ly/dkTVR
THE TRAZ "...The man dropped to the ground. His eyes slid closed. The remnants of a smile still twisted his lips..." FREE today http://ow.ly/dkTVR
Eileen Schuh, Canadian writer www.eileenschuh.com