A great painter can't replicate the beauty and tranquility of Grand Tetons by his painting. The painter's fame contrasts with his inability to paint the scene. He admits defeat and admires nature.
I wish to be buried in the Grand Canyon when I die, because I would be surrounded by the beautiful scenery and endless visitors
Grappling with sexual identity in rural North Carolina.
On a cold Sunday morning, a man makes a tough situation. And he calls the person who will care the most.
Today is Ellen's eighty-eighth birthday. But the phone hasn't rung all morning. She wonders why. This is a tale of love, selfishness, and loss.
A man in a remote location is stung by a scorpion and must find his way back to his girlfriend.
A first-person narrative about a guy that grew-up somewhere in the middle of the country, has since migrated to a city on the coast and is called home because his father is dying.
Duane is returning to apologize to his sister Holly for not noticing their uncle's abuse of her. But he will find things are not quite what he thinks.
Horatio Nelson, the hero of England's navy should've died at Trafalgar, only he didn't. He wakes up to find his wife has gone missing. The world is broken, things are not as they're supposed to be.
Very short Gothic extract. Just need markers on style rather than story. all criticism welcome. first post
Battling demons and running from his past, a guy meets a girl. But she's no ordinary girl. A battle for two peoples souls and sanity, love and acceptance. A tug of war of fear and pain.
The story of one woman's descent as she refuses to accept the reality of her personal circumstances.
A story about alienation as told through the eyes of a man journeying through the world of online cam models. John Cheever's "The Surfer" but with the internet.
A young widow considers moving on as she recounts her time with her husband and her only other friend, their dog Brucey
A man stops taking his antipsychotic meds after meeting a girl at a party that tells him he might not be crazy.
A girl struggles with balancing loyalty to family and community but gets caught up in her Uncle's vendettas and vanity in wartime Italy.
This is a comedic story I wrote quite a while ago about a man and his banjo. The voice is very southern (US) and may not appeal to some readers... I'm not sure.
A Dandelion is born and falls in love with a rose that he cannot reach.
A man working at a call centre gets bypassed for a promotion.
This is a rough draft of a short short story I'm working on. Feedback appreciated.
This story is about an ex-felon working in a porn shop.
This is short story about a mother who is grappling with the decisions she has made as a parent, the dissolution of her marriage, and her uncertainty about what has happened to her son.
A story about old friends, theories, and conversation.
A young woman must confront her family and her past, personified by her younger brother.
This is a story about a girl's disconnection from those around her while living in a haze of pharmaceuticals.