So things have got off to a great start working on book2. Ten thousand words in and already the plot is thickening up nicely.
I have to be super careful regarding spoilers...since here I am talking about book2 and you folks haven't even read book 1 yet. But, I did promise you small samples along the way. So.....here's a tiny bit from today's writing:
...He watched a cop across the other side of the road. A minute ago he’d been waving pedestrians inside into various corporate foyers. Now he was on his knees, swaying like a drunkard and staring at the pinking skin of his hands.
The other cops were now looking up at the artificial snow, batting the flakes away from their faces. The infected one had flopped over onto his side, his good hand clawing at the other glistening pink one.
They both watched as he began to pull some flesh away from his hand. It came off far too easily, like casserole beef from a T-bone. Blood streamed down his forearm, tendon’s hung from the bones of his hand in tired swinging loops.
A few yards further down the street, where he’d spotted the body of a woman who had collapsed earlier, he noted the process was far more advanced; the woman’s bulky frame had seemed to reduce beneath her stained clothes and dark trickles of liquid seemed to be fanning out beneath her....