Month: October 2020

My Work in Progress

I do have work in progress. I feel like I have a lot. Today, I edited seven short stories down to some reasonable length. They are about: a couple that has lost three babies the corpse flower that blooms every twelve years a poor kid who decides to stream the revolution a brand new creation […]

Promise (Ending)

Promise Pt. I Promise Pt. II Promise Pt. III             The quarry is full of kids. The bush party is loud with music.              A girl sits at the edge of the water and looks at the waves in the darkness. The water vibrates with the music. She has a beer in hand, and hates it. But […]

Promise Pt. II

Promise Pt. I             “But you can’t hurt them, that’s the rule,” says Emma.              There are trees behind the school, just past the fence, a forest with some walking paths and one hilly bit where people have made a bike park.              Andy is breathing. It’s nice being around girls. There’s five boys total. Seven girls. Andy’s […]

Promise Pt. I

            Marlow spreads her legs under the desk. Her denim skirt keeps her knees from parting too much. I could just run outside, she thinks. Down the hallway, out the doors, away from the school. I don’t have to come back. This morning, she smoked her first cigarette. It’s her last, too. As the teacher talks […]

The Best Scenes in Movie History Pt. III

The last segment in my compilation of the best scenes in movie history. This set of five movies is highly eclectic, totally inconsistent, and in some cases, not that well known. But the scenes noted are highly emotional and very impactful. If you haven’t seen these movies, well worth a watch. Magnolia – and then […]

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