A short tale of semirequited love.
Its Poetry so who knows
Jennifer loved the ceramic man with the bicycle the moment she saw him in the antique store. He looked adventurous to her. Once Mom brought him home, however, he showed a darker side. A hungry side.
Epistolary short story with hints of deception and the occult. (got enough reviews for now)
Chapter one of the novel Heroic
Rough first chapter of a psychological/horror novel I'm working on. Sarah is a woman that has been haunted since she was a kid. Her paranoia is getting worse. She can't define the lines of reality.
Hamilton Brevel and the mysterious woman are different in every way. But the longing they share and Hamilton's growing obsession with the woman set their lives up to intersect, changing one forever.
Jakob is socially awkward and an occasional insomniac. When he meets a rambling homeless man named Victor, social ineptitude and perceptions of the 'right' are muddied and left out to dry.
First chapter of a fantasy story. (got enough)
After reading and reviewing some poems by writers here, I wanted to toss my tattered hat in the ring for a good beating.
Band of Brothers meets a cynical Martian Chronicles. Goal: novel of loosely attached sci-fi short stories documenting military invading a planet. Not so subtle commentary on current war Here are 2
Michael J. Riser
No more reviews needed. Thanks everyone for all the great feedback!
A woman looses her unborn child in a motor accident. Receiving no support from her absentee husband or her family, she deals with her overwhelming guilt and depression by employing sex as a punishment
Opening scene to a screenplay I'm working on about a man's odd weekend in the city (2K words).
Rikki is a rock star at the tail end of a long and tumultuous career. Never one to back away from controversy, Rikki is ready to go out with a bang.
A child of twelve has an unusual friendship his mother is desperate to sever. (1795 words)
Artist and his anti-muse
This is second section of a novella about an artist and his anti-muse 3,900 words
I'm going for the heart ~ did I get yours?
After her mother reveals a terrible secret,Lilly Rae, 15, runs away and then eventually eats some pancakes. This is the stuff that happens in between bad news and a good breakfast.
Two sort-of friends discover the perils of drinking & driving and strange houses in the woods during a pretty crappy night out.
A ghost reflects on his relationship with a young artist he's never met, and attempts to help a drunken man at the end of his wits.
Desperate men discuss what "playing to win" means over very high stakes. (2,600 words)
An old man surveys his home from an armchair. (Obviously more than this, but with the text being only about 500 words, I can't very well summarize without reiterating.)
Stan and Holly await the birth of their firstborn. They live on Rangeview Ave. in the Highland Park section of Los Angeles. Incidentally where Diane Keaton grew . Her grandmother lived on Rangeview.