As a reader, I’m personally a fan of “punchy” writing with shorter sentences and fewer words – Colleen Hoover and Pepper Winters are two prime examples. On the other hand, I know many writers/readers who actually prefer more “flowery” writing, sooo…
“For a second, I thought I’d lost the only person left that I…”
As Kit’s voice trailed off, his gaze traveled down the delicate chain to the sizable diamond nestled between her breasts. X plucked it into his palm and exhaled a slow, heavy breath. “It’s about time we get married.”
Her head shot up, tear-ridden eyes wide with shock.
Fingers curling firmly around the engagement ring, he jerked her hard into his chest. “You loved me once,” he said through gritted teeth. The words were almost an accusation.
“I did”, she admitted quietly. “Once.”
If you’re an author…