A Wished-For Love, Chapter Three

Writers Envy

“Baluuut. Baluuut.”

The trembling voice of the old Filipino squeaked across the courtyard and through the bedroom window.

“Baluuut. Baluuut.”

I yawned and rubbed my face and squinted at the clock through one eye. The numbers swam in the dim light, but the balut man was never wrong; he came every morning at five. Memories of the weekend floated up from the fog of sleep. I couldn’t help smiling as I recalled Aida’s joy when I proposed. I sat up and stretched again, then leaned down and kissed Aida. I whispered and my soft breath spread across her cheek.

“Aida. The balut man says it’s time to get up.”

Aida stirred and turned her head without lifting it from the pillow and looked at the clock from behind the edge of the bedsheet. Turning onto her side, she bunched the bedsheet about her neck and gave an exasperated breath.

“You moving…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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