May 2011 – Our Write Side

Someday… I will don that cap and gown. I have graduated from high school, but I didn’t attend graduation. I had only been at the school for a month and didn’t see the point. I was bitter. Too bitter. Life was an uncoated aspirin that always seemed to get stuck in my throat; the acrid…

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This was absolutely the last time he would ever lock her out again. It was double jeopardy time for the little man. Going outside without permission was his first strike, but locking his mother out of the house when she made him come in was the last straw.  A purple vein ran down her forehead,…

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>This post happens shortly after this piece. The old woman turned and smiled. Blair and Anthony made a handsome pair as they came through the door into the diner. They had decided to get breakfast on the run after a rummage through her fridge came up dry. “Sit wherever you’d like,” the old woman told…

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>This is a continuation of this post from yesterday…   The luxurious comfort of her father’s Lincoln did little to soothe her despondent state. Despite the familiarity of the driver, a long-time employee of her father’s, she found no respite in his attempts to cheer her up. Ignoring him, she took advantage of the mini-bar…

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>This picks up where this piece left off…If you are joining for the first time, Blair has discovered her 20 yr old wedding dress in the closet of her childhood home where she is tending to her ailing father…. With mist shrouded eyes, she returned the dress to the closet. A little more rummaging produced…

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> This is another piece from The Unlikely Hero, the fantasy novel I wrote during NaNo. It has been edited for clarity to those of you reading for the first time (I hope).  ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~     “The crown and my amulet must reach Ulia before the king dies. I must have them bonded before the inauguration….

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