October 2011 – Our Write Side

They always said that the year 2000 would shut down the World Wide Web. It didn’t and we survived. In fact, the World Wide Web grew and grew until it began to replace a lot of things our grandparents would groan about today. No longer did we need to purchase books. We could download one…

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Hey folks, I just wanted to take a moment to let you know that I am participating in the madness of writing 50K words in 30 days, and that will be what I will be dedicate to this month. This means that my contributions to link ups will be sporadic, and my posting will be…

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If you walk through the woods on May 1 of any given year, and it’s quiet enough, you might hear the songs and laughter of 14 little girls emerge from the field. If the light is exactly right, you might even see them dancing in their ancient white dresses, flowers adorning their hair and dresses,…

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There are two minutes left on the clock and the score is tied. We serve, white leather sailing over the net, meeting flesh, and returning over the net. I brace for it, turn, knees locked in position, hands at the ready. It is not my time. My teammates bump pass and spike the ball back…

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“There’s blood on the walls, man. Handprints, just everywhere. I can still see them when I close my eyes.” Martin’s last words to his commanding officer were ominous. “I’m glad you are going home. I don’t think you’ll be back this way anytime soon.” The CO patted his arm before he covered the two steps…

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In that one moment- the moment when time simply stopped, and you were frozen in exactly whatever pose you had struck just before, your hair stiff and drifting behind you, suspended in space–the whole world was quiet. It was disconcerting really, especially since they didn’t know where they were going next, only that they were…

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There’s blood on the walls, but its been there for years. No one knows how it got there, but on a dark night like this one, you can hear the screams. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ My instructions this week were to SCARE you in 160 characters or less. Did it work?

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This is another piece to the HJP Club serial I started several months ago. You can read more here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~      “Do you know why we are stopped here?” Nitwit asked of the Timekeeper while her eyes took in the steam, the desert, and the dark appearance of the figure standing before her. His…

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The dream just wouldn’t stop. Every night as Cassie closed her eyes, he came, hair thick as an Indian’s and black as the tip of an oil stick, deep sienna complexion, milk chocolate eyes, and black lines that spread across his face like a spider web looming nose to nose behind her eyelids. She woke…

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“The living fountain has been compromised. Are you happy?” the voice buzzing through Regina’s cellphone was indistinguishable, but she knew who it was. “Very. I’ll be in touch.” She hung up briskly before the smile that was devouring her face could be heard.  Her body twisted in a short celebratory dance before she opened her…

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