A hard-edged 39 year old with a reputation of running through men, has been surprisingly wooed by a mysterious new man, so much so that she has accepted his marriage proposal after just 2 months.
SlowTime (just the working title) is the story of Stephen, a man who is afraid to move forward with his life. This hesitation begins to show itself in a very literal way.
1941. In a world not too different from ours, a horrified woman witnesses the Americans bomb Pearl Harbour. The story then flashes back four years to begin to tell the story of this terrible event.
After tracking a gargantuan, Thompson and Three discover that their "game" is far to dangerous to pursue any further.
Slacker or artist. Underachieving Arkansas white trash or nomadic daydreamer. Names given me and the more likable epithets I prefer. There is a dry world around me and I hold the matches.
Travis is looking to find his mom before she is killed his girlfriend and her uncle is helping him Travis and his mom do not have a good relationship he loves her but she does not love him. 1299 words
Stan attempts to publicly promise his son Ambrose to become a Jesuit priest during the infant's baptism.
Cyrus has a nightmare that forces him to relive his dark past...
Fixed the issues with the prologue added some stuff, just fyi for anyone interested
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.
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.
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 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
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!
First chapter of a fantasy story. (got enough)
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.
Chapter one of the novel Heroic
An opening chapter of a longer piece, where we learn of a horrifying secret about Mia Woolfe's past. Strangeness is foreshadowed. And just what is this "connection?" Hope you enjoy it.
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.
The first 2 chapters of a novel I've been working on. 2.7k words
This is the first couple chapters of my first novel. The novel is about a 15 year old girl who obtains a stalking habit for a music teacher 2X her age. It's a coming of age/sexual awakening story.
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.