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Never Gonna Give You Up (Seven Deadly Sins, Pride)
     

Never Gonna Give You Up (Seven Deadly Sins, Pride)

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by Jess C Scott
 

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EXCERPT [Never Gonna Give *You* Up (Pride)]:

Another thing he began to loathe was how Hilda's industry rewarded aesthetics, in the form of beautiful people or the beautiful works of art they wore. She seemed to sail ahead, month after month, season after season, year after year, catchphrase after catchphrase.

"Gotta have it!"
"Make it work!"

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EXCERPT [Never Gonna Give *You* Up (Pride)]:

Another thing he began to loathe was how Hilda's industry rewarded aesthetics, in the form of beautiful people or the beautiful works of art they wore. She seemed to sail ahead, month after month, season after season, year after year, catchphrase after catchphrase.

"Gotta have it!"
"Make it work!"
"I like it."
"I just can't."
"Wow me."
"LOVE."

English wasn't even her first language, yet she was doing just fine all the time.

She seemed to be born that way, with everything going for her.

Saul thought he'd been born that way too.

It aggravated him to think he could be wrong, as life constantly proved to be a reminder of.

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SUMMARY: A supermodel's 7-year marriage breaks down when her musician husband tires of being in the shadow of her spotlight.

GENRE: Fiction (pop culture / contemporary / dark humor)

LENGTH: 7,000 words

* This story features in Bad Romance (7 Deadly Sins Anthology).

NOTE: "Pride is excessive belief in one's own abilities, that interferes with the individual's recognition of the grace of God." -- DeadlySins.com

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Reviews:

"Smart and articulate."
-- Cliff Burns @ Black Dog Press

"I thought your parody of Twilight was very funny. (I have only read the beginning so far.)"
-- Reader / Customer Email (from U.K.) | on “Literary Heroin”

"Great characters and a fascinating look at today's culture."
-- Kipp Poe | Review on "The Intern" (YA Sins07, Lust)

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“Dear Jess, I just wanted to say how much I’ve enjoyed your writing: your writing reflects something genuine, something real, about our generation that few writers have had the talent or the courage to uncover. Thank you.”
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“Dear Jess, I just wanted to say how much I’ve enjoyed your writing: your writing reflects something genuine, something real, about our generation that few writers have had the talent or the courage to uncover. Thank you.”
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Product Details

BN ID:
2940014526371
Publisher:
jessINK
Publication date:
04/18/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
273 KB

Meet the Author

Jess is an author/artist/non-conformist who’s dedicated to writing original stories that are both meaningful and entertaining.

Most of Jess’s work is fueled by an intense drive to inspire others to favor social/spiritual values over shallow values. Visit her website for free samples and more!

jesscscott.com
jessINK.com

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