“Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” I sang years ago. But I wasn’t performing in a Disney movie. I was auditioning for my high school’s production of The Boy Friend. Besides having us sight-read music from the show, our director asked us each to sing something familiar. I hoped to be cast in the lead role, but instead, I ended up in the chorus. Maybe with better eyesight and dancing skills, I might have even gotten into a Disney production.
Thanks to Girlie on the Edge for inspiring the above. The idea is, as usual, to write a poem or story of no more and no less than six sentences, using the prompt word, “zip,” at least once. To participate in her blog hop, click here.
By the way, for those of you who use the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, The Red Dress is available for download from their site here. No matter how you read it, please be sure to review it wherever you can. That goes for all my books. Thank you for stopping by. Stay safe, happy, and healthy.
New! The Red Dress
Copyright July 2019 by DLD Books
When Eve went to her high school senior prom, she wore a red dress that her mother had made for her. That night, after dancing with the boy of her dreams, she caught him in the act with her best friend. Months later, Eve, a freshman in college, is bullied into giving the dress to her roommate. After her mother finds out, their relationship is never the same again.
Twenty-five years later, Eve, a bestselling author, is happily married with three children. Although her mother suffers from dementia, she still remembers, and Eve still harbors the guilt for giving the dress away. When she receives a Facebook friend request from her old college roommate and an invitation to her twenty-five-year high school class reunion, then meets her former best friend by chance, she must confront the past in order to face the future.