Trifecta Writing Challenge: Jane Eyre

The two ships becalmed on a torpid sea, I believed to be marine phantoms. The fiend pinning down the thief’s pack behind him, I passed over quickly: it was an object of terror.”

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

I haven’t entered a  writing challenge before and I decided to do so.The 33 words I’ve chosen are from the first chapter of the book “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte. Hope you like it!

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19 Responses to Trifecta Writing Challenge: Jane Eyre

  1. Tracie says:

    I love Jane Eyre so much. Ever since I was in sixth grade and read it for the first time. Great choice.

  2. Draug419 says:

    I liked Jane Eyre. Not my favorite, but a good read (:

  3. Linda Vernon says:

    Loved this. I only read Jane Eyre once many years ago. I’ve forgotten how wonderful the writing is! 😀

  4. barbara says:

    love some of the “older” language of such as Bronte.
    welcome to trifecta!

  5. I adore Jane Eyre. I think I’ve seen every film adaptation and have read the book more than once. It’s one of my all time favorites 🙂

  6. Welcome to the Challenge!! So glad you decided to link up this weekend. I don’t think you can go wrong with Jane Eyre. “Marine phantoms”? That’s incredible stuff right there. Hope to see you back on Monday for our weekday prompt!

  7. deanabo says:

    Terrific author, terrific book, terrific choice.

  8. Michael says:

    I reread Jane Eyre recently; it is one of my favorites. Great quote!

  9. Corinne says:

    “on a torpid sea”… what imagery that brings. Wow!

  10. atrm61 says:

    What a wonderful book-I still have my copy-a Birthday gift I recd in 7th grade :-)Amazing quote of course:-)

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