May 2012 – Our Write Side

Today’s 100 words brings you back to Orvella, who last fled through a closet with Viola Grace which provoked Father Lee to shoot Roderick. Have you missed some pieces? You can catch up here. Orvella collapsed in a heap on the dirt in the middle of a forest. A small, ornate cottage waited just beyond…

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The moon with its soft light aglow A crescent rimmed with red This is the beginning of the end. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The weekend challenge from Trifecta was: Three choices.  Inspired by all of the poetry entries we’ve had recently, we challenge you to write a poem of your own in either 33 words, 3 lines or…

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Last time with this story Orvella escaped with Viola Grace through a closet in The Retreat. Need to catch up? Find the whole thing here. Roderick threw the closet door open. “Well that was quite a spectacle,” Father Lee said to the empty space within it. “Should we follow?” “No. We won’t find them this…

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Kate sighed as she viewed the landscape around her. It was farm country. Black dapples spread over lush green, their brown spotted white counterparts dispersed like a chess game among them. Large metal silos and red barns with big black roofs were a common site along the highway. The houses varied from small, simplistic single-story…

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Her name was Matilda and she wasn’t supposed to be there. The coast guard found her floating in the ocean, a smile frozen on her sun-drenched face. I was on the pier when they brought her body to the shore, her arms and legs hanging firm from the rigor mortis that set in. Little bits…

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Last time with In Time, I left off with Orvella in place to bite Father Lee. This picks up there. Need to catch up? Click here. Before Orvella could sink her teeth into Father Lee’s neck, a burst of pain shot up her back. She had forgotten about the second man, a mere mortal with…

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My very talented writerly friend, Shah of Words in Sync, tagged me with the Lucky 7 Meme a few weeks ago. The Lucky 7 Meme rules are…. Go to page 7 or 77 in your current manuscript. Go to line 7. Copy down the next seven lines (sentences??) as they are – no cheating. Tag 7 other…

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Did you catch the last 100 words? Good, because this picks up where it left off. Need to catch up? Click here. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ She met Father Lee in the middle. She hissed, revealing the length of her long unused fangs. Father Lee smiled wickedly in return. “So, this is your weapon of defiance, then?” The…

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This picks up right where The Choice  left off. Missed a piece? Need to catch up? Click here. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Orvella acted hastily.  She turned the drip up so the transfusion would flow faster. She removed the black ribbon from her wrist and wrapped it around Viola Grace’s fragile one. “Your protection! What are you doing?”…

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This picks up immediately after Lost. Need to catch up? Click here. The neon lifeline flashing steadily across the screen left a soft glow in the otherwise dark room. Specters of metal tables and strange shaped equipment hovered in the background clean and ready for use. Orvella hovered around the small shape on the bed…

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