name for my contest! My new WIP (work in progress) has a Saint Bernard that
belongs to a detective. I didn’t give
much information about the hero of the story other than his occupation, on
relationship turn sour, he sees a lot of negativity in the world with his job.
Unable to avoid the cliché, this story is about how the grass isn’t greener on
the other side. It’s full of irony and deceit. It is a romantic suspense,
was pretty simple. I read it, then I closed my eyes and tried to see if I could
pull off a humorous scene using the name. This dog will be the way my
great! So I’m going to give you my top five names and then the winning name!
like boots and I could come up with some dialogue but not enough humor.
that mutt’s mouth! I could see this dog as a puppy eating the detective’s ex’s favorite
tube of lipstick and the name, well…sticking.
here in an exaggerated southern accent and had my novel been set in the south,
I’d have probably went with that! Cracks me up!
reminds me of my grandma.”
hairy.” LOL I could see my character so saying that! He’s a bit of a
some truth about life into the dialogue and the name.
the winner of the $10.00 Amazon/Starbucks card (winner’s choice) goes to…..drum roll……
Redding for the name:
snippet of dialogue I concocted on the fly after hearing the name.
dusting herself off, she took a good look at his dog. “Your boy dog’s name is Kitten?” The puzzled look on
her face made him grin again.
at the beginning of an ironic stage in my life.”
crossed her arms. “Did you ever think you’d come out of it and be stuck with a
horrible name for a dog?”
you know when I’m out.” He’d brought Kitt home the same day Miranda said she
wasn’t going to marry him. That God had another plan for her. It didn’t include
sure God had told him it had.
that’s mean really. Labeling someone as something they’re not is destructive.”
She glared at him and gave him a take-that look.
who participated! I read every single one and I tell ya, it was hard to choose.
I valued all of your input.