I was gonna use NaNo to finish some of the gazillion or so half-finished shorts on my hard drive, so of course I started a new story instead. Here's the opening line:

Stanzia's hatred is a glistening purple-black pustule, its surface swirling with the iridescent sheen of jealousy and despair. It sits on her granite countertop and pulses, bloated with the poison of her emotions.