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message 1: by M.C. (new)

M.C. Aquila | 2 comments Tentative title:
The Greenwood Incident

Working blurb:

"What happens when dreams come true, but they start turning into nightmares?

Clifford, a 20-year-old auto mechanic in the small town of Greenwood, TX, is an ardent believer in UFOs and aliens. The local group of fellow Believers is his pillar and strength through the ups and downs of life, especially their leader, Wilhelmina, who is as passionate as a fundamentalist preacher on the warpath and always knows best.

After being (sort of) rejected by his long-time crush and childhood friend, Marisol, Clifford finally has a close encounter of the third kind, for the first time in his life, when a flying saucer almost crash-lands right onto his truck.

The aliens, two Greys calling themselves Nigel and Phil, happily accept Clifford's offer to fix their ship and help them escape Earth before they're noticed by the authorities. But in a small town where gossiping little old ladies haunt every street corner and phone line, it's hard to keep anything secret. But when a reckless alien assassin begins to pursue the two Greys, not caring who or what gets killed in the crossfire, secrecy may be the least of Clifford’s worries."


Genre: Sci-fi/Light-hearted Satire/Comedy, with a dash of Action

Word Count: 80K

First Person POV

Clean Romance

No Explicit Violence or Gore

Please comment on this thread or PM me if you are interested!

message 2: by Tito (new)

Tito Athano (bobspringett) | 69 comments Hi, M.C.

This sounds ike it could be a top read!

I prefer to work in Word, if that suits you, and make marginal notes.

All the best,


message 3: by M.C. (new)

M.C. Aquila | 2 comments Hello Bob,

Thank you so much for the offer! Word works perfectly. I've e-mailed you and sent the Beta copy of the story your way.

Please let me know if there is any trouble with the e-mail!

Thank you again,


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