Erm, literally, as Nothing Like the Sun happens to be the title of my story in the A Summer’s Day anthology, which hit the virtual bookshelves yesterday. 🙂
It is, of course, based on Sonnet 130, and if you’d like to hear the sonnet spoken, you can listen to Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Rickman having a sonnet-off – but for my money, Stephen Fry’s version is the best.
And here, before we entirely forget what we’re here for, is the snippet from my story:
I’d been ignoring my laptop all morning. Well, I had so little to look forward to these days; why not build a little anticipation for one of my few remaining pleasures?
There was a message in my inbox. Dead_Pool_Ringer, you have a new message from BoyNextDoor. It was time stamped only three minutes ago.
Heart thumping in ridiculously clichéd fashion, I clicked.
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