Idle Hands and Ceiling Fans, Music, Short Stories

Lost In A Cerebral Forest

“I thought I could trust him. Somehow this time felt like it would be different then all the others, but it hurts the same. I didn’t think it would hurt this much…” the bench creaked as the young girl shifted forward, her hair spilling over her fingers as she buried her face in her hands.… Continue reading Lost In A Cerebral Forest

Sentimental Stories, Short Stories

Until The Streetlight Turns On

When the front door opened, it’s like walking out of the doctor’s office, or peeling the sticky paper wrapper off of a lollipop. The feeling of released happiness always hung in the air whenever he opened the front door and said “Go outside to play”. And as she dashed out the door, her dad would… Continue reading Until The Streetlight Turns On

Action, Fantasy, Heroes, Posts From Other Blogs, Sci-Fi, Sentimental Stories, Short Stories

Heroes – Words That Shatter

"Ow!" The exclamations were simultaneous as Nessie and Amaris were slammed into each other in the front bench of the van that Portus drove so recklessly. Amaris gripped her seatbelt in an effort to slide back into her respective seat before Portus veered around another curve in the road. A squeal emitted from the back… Continue reading Heroes – Words That Shatter

Horror, Short Stories

The Beginning Of Quinn

Running his fingers down the handle of the payphone, he hesitated for the slightest moment before the number was dialed. Waiting apprehensively for the persistent ringing to be replaced by the voice he knew so well, sweat began to bead on his forehead even though a cool fall rain fell outside. “Quinn.” The voice answered… Continue reading The Beginning Of Quinn

Fantasy, Heroes, Posts From Other Blogs, Short Stories, Teen Fiction

Heroes – The Burning Pen

“I fall asleep in hospital parking lots [1]" Amaris made a wacky face at herself in the mirror as she scooped her hair into a ponytail. “You should probably be more careful about where you fall asleep.” Her digital clock advised. Amaris’ giant teddy bear stirred on the rumpled bed. “I second the motion.” He grumbled. “Oh,… Continue reading Heroes – The Burning Pen

Sentimental Stories, Short Stories, Teen Fiction

Destroying Castles

“Ooh, isn’t he dreamy?” Madison squealed, twirling her long blond hair around her index finger. “Well, to tell the truth, I don’t know how you find him so attractive.” Brenda said dryly, scrutinizing the photo of her best friend’s crush from church. “Brown hair, brown eyes, he looks pretty normal to me.” Madison snorted and… Continue reading Destroying Castles

Sentimental Stories, Short Stories, Teen Fiction

We Have This Hope…

A seagull shrieked and soared in the air above the London docks. In the docks a privateer’s ship bustled with activity as sailors shouted orders and hauled crates up the gangplank. A steady stream of merchants and businessmen flowed in and out of the streets near the docks, but all shunned the dark alleys in… Continue reading We Have This Hope…

Fantasy, Short Stories

Tears Of A Naiad

Bubbles raced. Pebbles stirred. The water rushed in the brook, leaving a tumult of gurgling laughter behind it. The young naiad scrambled out of the water and the laughter stilled as she leaped over her bed of water and bounded nimbly to a nearby stream. “Come on, Rillis!” The naiad laughed as she plunged her… Continue reading Tears Of A Naiad