I blink. Hard. Over and over and each close brings my mind further and further into a strange place between movement and stillness. It gets harder to re-open my eyes each time. I look at you, hunched and focused next to me and I admire every form and every twitch of your eyebrows. The curve… Continue reading Sleep Paralysis
This is an excerpt from a story I wrote many, many, MANY years ago. I thought it'd be fun to take a look at my writing style and see how it's changed (boy, was I overdramatic and cringy before!). It was still fun to read. This was written in 2011!
He ran. He always ran. He remembered what big brother said before he went away and wasn’t there to protect him anymore. “When they come after you, Parker…” his brother whispered fiercely to him before he got in the car and drove away, “you run. You run as far as you can. You’re fast, remember?… Continue reading Pocketful of Sunshine
June 5th, 2017 Lucane mounted his spear near a rock atop the waterfall and glanced down at his fallen enemy whose body floated lifelessly at the surface a short distance from the bottom. The battle had lasted only a few moments but Lucane was winded and breathing heavily. I also lose my breath when someone… Continue reading A Knight’s Coquette
This is another older short story prompt I did! I attempted h u m o r with this one. Language warning March 25, 2016 #29: A story opening with the words, “F*** you!” “Fuck you!” “What? No, fuck you!” “I literally said ‘fuck you,’ first.” “I literally don’t fucking care.” Emma clenched her… Continue reading A story opening with “F*** you!”
This was a short story I wrote a long while back! I was following a prompt! Hope you enjoy. Feb. 24 2016 #33: A story set 100 years in the future The light that shone down from the moon’s rays that night would have been beautiful. The calming sound of the lapping waves as… Continue reading A story set in 100 years.