Did you know the two main characters of "Players" are high school teachers? This is important because I if I had had better foresight (and a lot more cynicism), I would've written in the most villainous character of all: Patsy DeBoss, the grossly incompetent Education Superintendent. See, she's hilarious because whenever people ask her a … Continue reading The Greatest Villain: Patsy DeBoss
I walk across the room and place the small glass flask on the counter, skull and crossbones out. It's like Uncle John always used to say: "Revenge makes the nightmares go away."
Click here to start with Chapter 1 At that point, we’d reach the end of our small residential street. I followed Beth across the adjoining street, through a field, and around the back of an old torn up fence to an area that looked like it had become the neighborhood junkyard. She meandered through old … Continue reading Venom: Chapter 11
Click here to start with Chapter 1 "Where. The fuck. Were you?" Beth was like hurricane over my bed, waking me up with a roar so intense I thought the wind from her breath might knock me out of bed. I forced my eyes open to find three figures hovering over me. "Mmmgrrrrrrrgin..." I mumbled. … Continue reading Venom: Chapter 10
“I think there are two types of writers, the architects and the gardeners. The architects plan everything ahead of time, like an architect building a house. They know how many rooms are going to be in the house, what kind of roof they're going to have, where the wires are going to run, what kind … Continue reading Are You a Gardener or an Architect?
Click here to start with Chapter 1 By then, four or five men were standing in my vicinity, looking at me like I was a celebrity. And dear God, did I enjoy the attention. Except, of course, I couldn't help but notice that the Kiss of Death was preoccupied with his cell phone. Beth's words … Continue reading Venom: Chapter 5
Click here to start with Chapter 1 I scrunched my nose to a tickling sensation. My brain was still lost in the depths of la-la land, unwilling to return, but the tickling persisted. I finally gave my face a good smack to ward off the tiny offender in hopes of returning to my peaceful slumber. … Continue reading Ruling Felix: Chapter 6
My tainted reflection stares impassively Raw, jagged, unsightly Like the wounds I will not Cannot acknowledge One touch, one caress To heal all, both inside and out The fall is easier When taken alone I will never again Fill your broken and empty Holes with my suffering These scars were made because of you … Continue reading Ellie’s Song
'My fine visions are all very well, but I must not forget they are absolutely unreal. I have a rosy sky and a green flowery Eden in my brain; but without, I am perfectly aware, lies at my feet a rough tact to travel, and around me gather black tempests to encounter.' - excerpt from … Continue reading Jane Eyre Totally Gets Me
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