Ray is an anxious psychotic with an eating problem and sensitivity to smells. This is a small extract/memory of his childhood past
Three alien spacecraft, one damaged, land in the rugged wilderness of the North Cascades. Once the damaged ship is repaired they leave in peace and in the process, destroy Earth.
One man's trash is another man's treasure. And one little girl's dream is anyone else's nightmare. *Edit* Just to be clear, this is an excerpt from a larger piece so don't expect resolution here.
A true story. The beginning of my story through stroke so the night of my stroke.
John Paul Schmidt
This is about a man who goes back to his home town to pursue an old relationship.
Aaron Robert Rowley
Excerpt of Chapter 1 in a sci-fi novel. The novel takes place in a dystopian future where a small number of humans have evolved empathic abilities and are used as slaves to guard financial assets.
This is part of a larger piece. I placed "FOG", and a piece called "SUNDOWN" in this workshop. Pas de Trois, a dance for three, is about Rudolpho, Mundo and Bliss,the day of Rudolpho's funeral.
This is the third chapter of the novel I've been playing with for the past 3 years...
The beginning of a much longer story that this writer doesn't have the arrogance to expect strangers on the internet to read.
Hopefully this is Chapter 2, following my previous submission. Not sure that it will work as such yet, so your thoughts are greatly appreciated.
Ballerina and British agent, Julianne Burton is debriefed by British Intelligence on Gibraltar and put on a plane to Cairo.
Rather than a self contained piece, this is really a character-based prologue as a lead in to a longer story. The details of the story largely aren't pertinent to this, which is a character drama.
Kind of a love story, kind of an edgy 'coming of age' story. Not that much will be evident, as this is just the beginning.
A family is coming apart. Mitch, a military analyst, is disturbed by his beautiful wife Winnie's attitude toward him and their teenaged daughter. But Mitch as problems too.
Captain Connor Galloway is seconded to Army Intelligence and ordered to investigate rumors of German covert activities in the Taghaz.
Captain Connor Galloway, Leader of the Taghazi Special Forces, meets with Commander Guy Prendergast, commander of the LRDG, to brief him on the deaths of four of his Rajput troops and . . .See part 2.
WWII British agent Julianne Burton, a principal ballerina with the Paris Royal Opera, is wanted for questioning by the Paris Gestapo and must flee Paris.
It's the hottest summer on record and fifteen-year-old Cassie learns hard lessons about life, love and friendship.
Mitch is an Army intelligence officer who is in love with his wife - and his job. Winnie is fed up with Mitch's broken promises. Their 14-year old daughter, Maddie, is heading for trouble.
Prologue: Through a chilling coincidence, young, WWII British agent Julianne Burton, ballerina with the Paris Opera Ballet, is drawn into the war more deeply than she had expected.
ADHD has X-Ray vision. It is the source of all of his problems. Stuck on his journey to become the next Great American Writer, ADHD decides to go undercover in the car biz. Chap 1.
First chapter of a novel in progress, LAVA RIVER. A tracker pursues a dangerous criminal through Stockholm's infrastructure.
susan in New Zealand
These are excerpts from Journey to Mars in which we meet Johanna, Kenny and Stephanie. as children and teenagers. Their stories will be intertwined with those about the MarsONE astronaut trainees.
susan in New Zealand
Paolo and Harvey are tasked with selecting volunteers for the MarsONE mission to colonise the Red Planet. Part of a WIP - Think 2001 A Space Odyssey meets When Harry Met Sally. Not SF.