Odette in her early thirties, is pretty, smart and satisfied with her life style. She had a loveless up bring, that inspired her to only have affairs of lust and omit love from the equation. Until...
A scribe in an ancient alien society is just arriving at his new temple assignment. He gets a cold reception there, but comes face to face with his messiah.
This is my second posting of this prologue. It's the beginning to a story about the tragic destruction of a once happy family.
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Stan catches sight of Holly in church and is stricken with what may be love. Though It could be Holly caught sight of Stan first. There are glimpses of their early meetings and where they might lead.
Horror/Western The prologue and first chapter of a potential novel. A modern-day western of sorts, in what is now a tourist town. It could be described as an origin story for a small-town sheriff.
In a post-apocalyptic United States, a mutant biker escapes from the sovereign Nation of California, but the Nation's government wants him back dead or alive. A violent inmate is sent to capture him.
The first 2 chapters of my first book. It tells of a girl who is befriended by a stuffed rabbit after her mother dies suddenly. And the journey the two take to rescue her mother from her own hell.
This is An Excerpt of a Story in an Assylum, A lawyer is about to know an intern that is Kind of Peculiar
This is the beginning chapters of Always, a 70,000 word novel I've been working on for about a year. Not sure on the genre but I'm calling it a romantic suspense.
Tempo doesn't have a name, he temps for one or two days and he is gone again, a different job every day. Today he hitchhikes, receives a gift, eats something he shouldn't, loses a key, and feels blue.
This is the prologue to a longer story that I'm going to write about the slow downward spiral of a once happy family. It's just over a thousand words.
First chapter of Honcho, my 80K Hardboiled YA Suspense novel. Kieran Quinn, a sixteen year old wannabe tough guy goes out to the park and gets the news his best friend has been killed
An soldier suffering from PTSD returns to his home on Mars.
Taking place between 1937-1940, Buck Fontaine, a handicapped private detective, is on the hunt for the elusive Silhouette Killer. 5200 words
The beginning of a novel about a warring Australia. It has been taken over by nationalistic gangs forcing Australia to live in a wasteland. An underground resistance movement aims to destroy them.
Chapter one of my novella. 1999, ravers, coming-of-age. Sex, drugs, and techno.
This is a somewhat revised version of a story I posted on the old site. Got some good advice from my fellow cultists. For those just tuning in, read the author statement before going any further.
Chapter from my novella in progress titled Snow Birds. I renamed this chapter for anthology purposes.
The second chapter of a memoir I am very slowly writing about my school year in Russia. This covers my exodus to Ulyanovsk, where I spent most of the time. ~5400 Words
After being struck by lightning, Larry suddenly has almost uncontrollably destructive powers. He finds others like himself, and together they create a wormhole and travel to unknown places.
First 4 chapters of my novel Angels & Guns. 3,817 Words
Three high school grads travel to South America for the summer in search of freedom. Through drugs and alcohol they may find the edge in their perceptions of the world.
The prelude introduced the plot line through a character, chapter 1 introduces the protagonist, his fiance and some back story I felt the reader should know
A young man obsessed with an author stalks him and tries to reenact scenes from his own book with him.