Six Sentence Sunday

Today, I share a contemporary piece.

I have shared six sentence scenes from short stories related to my book, Sons of the Edisto. The Good Year is a fresh story in the sense I have not done anything with it yet. I have not shared it with anyone. I’ve only edited it a few times. Inspired, I wrote the story about one year ago.

What I share now is the current opening. I plan to make changes as time allows over the coming weeks.


Salley knew of a bar. He knew many. He dragged Jeremy to every sand pit between Bowsman, South Carolina and the Georgia line. Regular bars looked like Italian restaurants compared to the ten-cent places Salley took Jeremy.

“This place is way out,” Jeremy said.

Pine trees outnumbered the cars on the two lane road.

By Rebecca T. Dickinson

© 2006-2012 by R.T. Dickinson. All rights reserved. No part of this blog, Sons of the Edisto, Red Loam, The Good Year, manuscripts or related material may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission of R.T. Dickinson.

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