(Thanks everyone for your great feedback. I'm currently rewriting this story.) A young couple on a night drive.
Fiction piece for my writing class. The main character is nervous/excited about crashing a wedding on the opposite side of the country.
The first 2 chapters of a novel I've been working on. 2.7k words
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.
Artist falls for his anti-muse, first 2,700 words
What would a cheatin wife drive you to do?
A small-town preacher faced with the loss of his livelihood and his standing in the community when he begins to question his faith.
Two people, united by by a shared irrational obsession, come together to talk about a man curiously named Shields McKloskey. (aprox 4200 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 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)