WIPpet Wednesday: Five Measure Pot Edition

This is it. The last time I get to share a snippet from Sworn (and therefore from the Bound trilogy) for WIPpet Wednesday. As of Friday, the whole thing is done.


So for this blog hop we share a snippet of a work in progress that relates to the day’s date. For the 27th, I’m going flip the date around and share 5 paragraphs (7-2)

Aren’s POV, in a conversation with Kel.

“You don’t want this because it’s your right, or because you crave power. This is actually a selfless act on your part. Mostly.”

“Who’d have thought we’d see the day?”

Kel frowned at my facetious tone. “Admittedly, you went through a bad time there. You didn’t help Severn because it was the best thing for Tyrea. You did it to cover your own ass, to make a good place for yourself, to… whatever. You didn’t care who you hurt, as long as you were safe.”

I winced. “True, and a lovely summary of my character. Thank you.”

“But now.” He paused. “Actually, you’re still seven measures of asshole in a five-measure pot, but you’re getting there.”

Such a good friend.

So that’s it. Man. Crazy.

Don’t forget that we’re having the release party tomorrow (January 28) on Facebook. You can find the event here. And the official release of Sworn is on Friday, but I suspect we’ll see it up on most retailers at some point tomorrow.

I’m so excited. This book was the hardest thing I’ve ever written (logistically, emotionally, and even physically), but it’s been completely worth it.

Thanks to everyone who has helped spread the word about Bound and Torn being on sale!

Okay, enough babbling. Want some more WIPpet Wednesday fun? Visit this link and make some new friends. And then, should you feel so inclined, join in on your own blog and link back! Thanks to Emily Witt for hosting.

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go get ready for a party. Take some more prize photos, wrangle some guest authors… EEP!




About Kate Sparkes

Kate Sparkes was born in Hamilton, Ontario, but now resides in Newfoundland, where she tries not to talk too much about the dragons she sees in the fog. She lives with five cats, two dogs, and just the right amount of humans. USA Today bestselling author of the Bound Trilogy (mature YA Fantasy), Into Elurien, and Vines and Vices. Writing dark, decadent, and deadly Urban Fantasy as Tanith Frost. www.katesparkes.com www.tanithfrost.com View all posts by Kate Sparkes

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