I looked at the emptiness in defeat. The blankness had gotten the best of me. Or so I thought. It was so vast, so vague, so void, & so daunting. Yes, it was just so. Nothing seemed to be able to fill its emptiness. Some tried to fill it with colors, but somehow the … Continue reading The Write Fight
Congratulations! It's a boy! "Oh my! What is this? Looks like it's a little girl too!" The nurse told me. That was the last thing I wanted to hear. I didn't know what I would do with one baby, let alone two. Who was going to pay for it? How was it going to eat? … Continue reading Just like Daddy
Did you hear what happened to old man John Bill? I think it was supposed to be a secret. The secret probably would've been kept if the buzzards wouldn't have found him. I don't even know how they even knew he was there. Rumors around town had it that buzzards had started flocking to John … Continue reading A Garden Girl
You know the warm fuzzy feeling you get when that special someone calls? And that tingling feeling you get in your stomach from being in love? You know how it is to be in love, right? Yeah, me neither. And I’m tired of everyone around me acting like they are so in love. They know […]
Madeline Turner sat alone at the lunch table. It was the first day of her freshman year, and she had just transferred to Lake Longwood Academy after her last little mishap at Cedar Beech Academy. A “mishap” that she dared not speak of but thought about often. She couldn’t help that the little girl … Continue reading The Pack’s Pact
The wand spitted out little tiny pieces of Itty buttt fire. I think Grandpop called them things sparkles. We crowded 'round crouched down really low to the ground to see what was gonna happen next. We had never seen a magic wand before 'cept the ones on T.V. But every time the commercial came on, … Continue reading The Wiz Kid
Leaves crunched under her feet as she found herself lost in a full sprint somewhere in the thickness of the woods. Every step she ran, the leaves crunched louder. She had only been running for about four minutes but to her, it felt like a lifetime. She sprinted further and further in the dead of … Continue reading Tag, You’re It!