A portait sitting that proves to be more than the subject realizes.
A short synopsis from a green "writer" .
Fixed the issues with the prologue added some stuff, just fyi for anyone interested
Couldn't think of anything I liked, so I put things I hate in a story. I tried to it a good story, but this is an experiment. Very dark subject matter.
Junkie moves back to hometown and gets a job in an inpatient mental facility that may or may or may not house something more sinister than just the mentally ill. 2,900
First person intro to a novel -- setting my main character's mindframe. It's a story about a cynical, burnout humanitarian trying to make sense of how he got there.
Lilly's husband returns from war, well at least most of him does...
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.
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.)
Desperate men discuss what "playing to win" means over very high stakes. (2,600 words)
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.
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.
I'm going for the heart ~ did I get yours?
A tragic romance between a cynic and a mad scientist.
A young man's evening with his parents and college friends later turns into a fiasco involving a misplaced dinner entree.
This is second section of a novella about an artist and his anti-muse 3,900 words
Artist and his anti-muse
A child of twelve has an unusual friendship his mother is desperate to sever. (1795 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.
Opening scene to a screenplay I'm working on about a man's odd weekend in the city (2K words).
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
Michael J. Riser
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An introduction to a very large world where the reader is introduced to two hunters (not too much is revealed about them), but through their experiences you are introduced to a post apocalyptic world!
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