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A teenager goes to a cemetery with the intent to commit suicide.
avery of the dead
The prompt was the Gnostic Gospels. Benny's mommy wants to go to heaven. Only 1700 words!!!
Two former mental patients find comfort in each others arms.
A woman stands on the edge of a major life change for her and her family and is haunted in the transition.
*removed the file, thanks for all the reviews!** We watch a celebratory dinner party go to hell as the friends' secrets are revealed.
Stan attempts to publicly promise his son Ambrose to become a Jesuit priest during the infant's baptism.
REMOVED. Thanks, all. The prompt was "The Elephant In The Room". We join a group of friends for a celebratory dinner, and watch as the ties that bind come undone.
A portait sitting that proves to be more than the subject realizes.
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.)
I'm going for the heart ~ did I get yours?
A young man's evening with his parents and college friends later turns into a fiasco involving a misplaced dinner entree.
Opening scene to a screenplay I'm working on about a man's odd weekend in the city (2K words).
After reading and reviewing some poems by writers here, I wanted to toss my tattered hat in the ring for a good beating.
Thanks for the reviews! Story has been taken down. (An antique store employee becomes obsessed with a woman he believes is Sylvia Plath. (approx. 2500 words)
The beginning of a novella about a film school dropout trying to write a zombie movie and his inability to love a sweet girl.
A small-town preacher faced with the loss of his livelihood and his standing in the community when he begins to question his faith.
The Unwritten Life of Edward Gillis-Moore (novel excerpt, 3000 words, removed due to crappiness...and back again)
Edward's life is boring, useless and weird. Here's some of it.
This is about a sixty-three year old woman addicted to online dating.
(Thanks everyone for your great feedback. I'm currently rewriting this story.) A young couple on a night drive.
In the previous chapter Stan discovers an electricity between him and Holly, but Holly's best friend Chloe creates a dilemma for Stan. This chapter finds Stan dealing with his dilemma. 3,222 words.
No more reviews are needed on this submission.
George Boardway has been in love with Deanne for quite some time. Deanne is a single mom who happens to be a sushi chef. He finally tells her. This is just a prologue.
An elderly man copes with his wife's worsening illness while the couple entertains an old friend. (1,700 words)