I thought I might share one of my short shorts with you today! We had only ten minutes to write the short short, and we were allowed to alter the phrase, so long as we maintained the general meaning of it. This is what I came up with!
Excerpt #2 | Noah Winters hears voices and they sing. But they also tell him to do bad things. After listening to the voices one terrible night, he is sent to a correctional facility for an indefinite amount of time. While imprisoned, Noah has to find a way to appease his voices.
Excerpt #2 | Settled in the comfort of the living room is a group of seven, among them her son….
Dear boy who works at the USC Housing Office…
“Little Nastya, if you ever hear the ring of a gun, do not think. Run. Hide.”
Excerpt #1 || Noah Winters hears voices and they sing. But they also tell him to do bad things.
Just read this gotdamned book. My mind is reeling. Review coming soon.
Short Story Excerpt: The Group Seven Synopsis: Nora is returning home for a quick change of clothes, but comes to discover a peculiar sight sitting in her living room. Her son and his circle of friends are lounging about, paying her no mind as they engage in some harmless activities, and even though they seem to… Continue reading What Are Those Kids Up To?
*Spoilers* A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas (author of the Throne of Glass series) offers her readers a dark and sensual retelling of the beloved Beauty and the Beast tale, further embellished with faerie lore. The author tells a story of Feyre, a young woman living in poverty with her two… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses | Sarah J. Maas
“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ― John Lubbock, The Use Of Life Writer’s block isn’t caused simply by the absence… Continue reading For the Sake of Your Writing, Just Take A Break