3 Word Wednesday # 1 at Bitesized Fiction

As a way of practicing my writing skills, I opened up this little blog I call Bitesized Fiction. This is inspired by maganda.org‘s fr gm nts, although mine is a bit longer than it should be, I think. :P

Anyway, I put up a couple of entries already, and today I joined 3 Word Wednesday (even if it’s already a Thursday here). Three word Wednesday is:

Each week, I will post three (or more) random words. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to write something using all of those words. It can be a few lines, a story, a poem, anything. I’ll also attempt to write something using the same three words.

Today’s three words are: packed, cozy and anticipation. What I wrote is some sort of an excerpt from my NaNoWriMo 2006 novel, a scene to be placed somewhere near the end. It’s written in third person and it’s barely edited so excuse the wrong grammars, discontinuity and whatnot. :P


The afternoon sun cast golden rays down the bustling streets of Ortigas. While some of the people got ready to leave their workplaces and others enjoyed a cozy afternoon coffee with some friends, Rain De Castro was in her condominium unit, busy packing her things for her upcoming move-slash-trip to Sydney, Australia. As she stood in the middle of her room, looking thoughtfully at the piles of clothing and other things in her room, the doorbell rang.

Ding dong!

“Come in, it’s open!” Rain yelled from her bedroom, not moving from her spot. She heard the door open and footsteps moving toward her bedroom and stopped at the doorway.

“Wow, and I always thought I was messy,” the newcomer commented. Rain looked up and saw her younger cousin and housemate for the past month, Lissa, clad in her usual black and silver rocker-chick ensemble. She leaned against the white doorframe, lips curved in an amused smile.

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