Writing Wednesday: From Yesterday To Tomorrow


A chill overtook Natalie and she felt her skin crawling before she heard a step behind her.  She stood and turned.  She stared at him holding her favorite teddy bear in one hand and his pistol in the other.  “Hi, dad,” she whispered. Continue reading


Rancho Dios Provee

     Jade spent the last day of her week-long stay-cation at her favorite spot in a secluded beach area of the Marina Dunes Preserve.  It was just a hop, skip and a jump from her house in the nearby trailer park.  As the sun started to slide beyond the horizon, she sighed wishing she didn’t have to return to the real world and her job on Monday.   Continue reading

Writing Wednesday….. The Voices In The Room


Damien Michaels shifted his backpack as he surveyed the room.  “So why are you leaving your last dorm room?” asked the boy behind him.
Damien turned back to Jake Masters, “Roommate issues.”
“Well, good news, ” Jake smiled.  “Every room in this suite is a single!”
Damien grinned, nodding, “I’ll take it!”
“Great!” Jake held out a key!  “I hope you like it here.  We’re a relatively quiet bunch but the walls are pretty sound-proof anyway.  I hope you can stay.  You’re like the fourth person who has this room since the beginning of the semester.”
“But it’s only been like five weeks.” Damien was confused.
“Yeah! Go figure!  Well, enjoy!  If you need help moving your stuff, give us a holler,” And with that Jake disappeared down the hallway.  Damien felt like he was a little eager to leave but he turned back to the room to take a better look.”

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