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Genre: Historical Fiction/Excerpt from Work in Progress
Word Count: 100 of 16,500
Schoolboys cavorted along the cobblestone street, shoving and teasing each other after a day of boring lessons. Peter missed being one of them.
Papa approached with determined strides, head held high, and a scowl on his black-bearded face. Like the Red Sea’s parting, the children made a path for him.
Peter turned from the window and hunched over his book.
Taking rolls from the oven, Mama clutched her rounded belly. “Son, come help me.”
He rose and took the pan from her, breathing in the yeasty aroma.
Papa burst through the door. “Peter! Lazy oaf. Get back to your lessons.”