Short Story – Desolate

My feet inch forward. Slow. Steady. Leaves crackle underfoot as I make my way through the dense forest. The canopy overhead shields me from the rest of the world, but it does little to protect me. The usual solitude I find no longer comforts me, and I realize like a slow fog lifting, that I’m…

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Short Story: Adrift

I recently took part in a visual writing prompt exercise over on Lori L. Clark’s blog. I usually take my inspiration from music. I find the notes tell a story of their own. I also find that staring at a picture can bring it to life, I’d just never considered writing the story down. So,…

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Short Story: Defiance

The clinical lights overhead cast a fluorescent hue over everything they touched, the beams reaching out and causing multiple shadows where only one should exist. I breathed in the bubblegum scent of industrial cleaner, pleasant to most, but to me it brought connotations of desperation and, in the end, death. Humans robed in blue or…

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My First Short Story

I finally wrote a short story. I’m actually really happy that I did it as I thought it an impossible task. But here it is. Stepping Out Lost. The stupid word ran through my head again, playing over and over. I flicked my gaze to the window, tipping my head to the side as I…

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