After taking all of your incredible feedback into consideration, here is the rewrite of Starling: Open Wounds that I posted a few days ago.
The relationships and romances of four girls in a high school in Devon
A prescient 14-year-old girl is confined to a children's institution for a brutal crime she claims not to have committed. Her only hope is a famous psychologist who she read about in the newspaper.
Expatriate Connor returns to find his fellow exile, Marcia, unconscious and possibly dead. Hunger and delirium begin to take their toll. 1847 words.
The prologue to a novel that I am currently writing. It's about an FBI agent on the rebound and a serial killer returning from the past to cause terror and inflict more damage. (1660 words)
2nd chapter of a novel. Stan looks for forgiveness at a religious revival. Flashbacks at an army camp, on a raft in the MIssissippi, in San Francisco reveal how Stan developed guilt.
Everyone knows that sex sells but a simple tease can be as lucrative without the psychological ramifications and physiological risk, right?
Chapter 6. Keltner tries not kill his recruiter. 2500 words.
R A Dilts
A terminally ill cancer patient and a brain damaged bookie with no short term memory plot to rob a corpse from below a bank in Times Square. A love story.
Michael Keltner returns from Iraq to discover he's misplaced his empathy. He ends up on a strange journey through 'normal' life trying to find it. Sex, drugs, violence and morality.
A reluctant soldier's first mission outside of his homeland. Revised for a higher level of character development in the prologue and first chapter—hopefully!
A man's moments of reflection after spending the night in a stranger's hotel room, out in the middle of nowhere.
A dark, yet playful comedy about an evangelical pastor who struggles with his faith and sexuality.
Men are pack animals by nature; so when vast packs of wolf-like creatures invade the southeastern US, might some men actually join these packs? More importantly: who controls these invaders?
A girl goes to school dressed as a boy. Better than it sounds. About 4,000 words.
"O Jesus" is the first chapter of a 42 chaptered novel. It sets the stage for the type of protagonist you're dealing with. It gives a hint of what his ambitions for his sons might be
The first 2 chapters of my book, Wild Oats. It's a somewhat fictional perspective on Generation-X. It's just under 5,000 words and I simply need to know if it draws the reader in. Criticism is loved
The first redrafted half one-act stage play, featuring a couple that have found themselves stuck in a strange place with no way of getting out and no memories to go on.
Gryt has an odd skin disease and other not too healthy things happen to him on a daily basis. The only healthy person/soul in his life disappears and he goes out looking for her.
Elliot, an 18 year old virgin struggles with the sexually active world around him. Does not feel comfortable enough with his new girlfriend, nor does he want his first time to be meaningless.
Chapter four of my dystopian novel-in-progress. Alex stumbles upon an antique house. He feels the owners may be able to help him find the runaway he admires.
Fertility problems abound between the narrator and his wife, Darcy. To conceive, Darcy goes to extended lengths to have a baby.
Roland is bent on offing himself, angsting it up in his apartment before he works up the nerve. A kid named Donovan is bored in the suburbs and decides to go for a late night walk.