Sometime during the night, Natalie must have fallen asleep, too. She woke to a seriously cramped neck and pounding head. Her eyes felt like they were being pushed out of their sockets, bulging and puffy from the previous nights catharsis. Soft gray light peeked through the windows, letting her know it was still some time … Continue reading Dark Days: Natalie & Kiley PART 2
It was dark. Somewhere between late night and early morning. I fumbled out of bed and slid into a pair of fuzzy slippers. At the edge of my dresser, I paused to grab a Marlboro from its crumpled box. Immediately, I heard the tap of Snooki's nails against the wood floor as she, too, jumped … Continue reading One dream I DON’T want to come true
It was late. Dark. A soft wind wrestled with the tips of Emma's hair as they scrambled their way through the thick barrage of trees. Caleb tugged her lightly from ahead, hand loosely gripping hers as he guided her to Sawyer's Pond. She knew they shouldn't be going there and the knots in the pit … Continue reading SHORT STORY: Bare Bones
Found some more old school shit. Circa 1998. It was written in high school, so its lacking a certain, well, hell just read it. The night was cold and grey. Through the walls, Caitlin Pierce could hear the rhythmic swaying of the trees and could hear the wind wrestling with their branches. She pulled the … Continue reading SHORT STORY: In Dreams
Big brown eyes bore into my steady blues, begging me to lose. I could feel my eyes burning, tightening at the edges and I knew it was only seconds before...achoo! "Ha!" I cried. "I win." "Only on a technicality," Roger mumbled, sniffing indignantly as he wiggled his nose. "Fine. Best two out of three, then. … Continue reading Dark Days: Eve & Lily PART 2
12:14 a.m. The road seemed to close in on Natalie as she struggled to keep driving. She sat behind the wheel of a silver mini-van while her nine year old daughter, Kiley, slept in the back seat. They had been traveling for nearly six hours but Nat’s eyes kept glancing nervously at the rear view … Continue reading Dark Days: Natalie & Kiley PART 1
Her face, if you could call it that, was mere inches from mine. One eyeball hung from its socket, dangling loosely by wire thin sinew. The left side of her mouth was still intact, lips twisted upward while the other half had been ripped clean off, bare teeth and jaw forming a grotesque smile. Two … Continue reading Dark Days: Eve & Lily PART 1
Shape-shifter: has the ability to shift into anything
Different Types: Voodoo: awakened & resurrectedParasitic: takes over the brain/nervous systemVirus: flesh-eating- Witch doctor helps to resurrect someone from the dead. This person/thing comes back semi-normal at first. Then starts to crave flesh. Finally bites someone and causes a chain reaction.- Group on an island. Gets bitten by some rare monkey thing or falls victim … Continue reading IDEAS: Zombies
Car breaks down on way home from business trip (?) There is a motel nearby so MC decides to stay until morning. Things get creepy. MC wants to leave, but has already paid for the night and knows they're being irrational, etc. Things get worse......
HYBRID zombie - bitten & partially affected but mostly immune.
He could hear the rhythmic breathing of the girl, could see her angelic face laying peacefully against the pillow. How great he would feel when he ripped the life away from her. He could almost feel the coldness of the knife through the black leather of his gloves. He walked slowly toward the bed, silently … Continue reading WRITING: stabbing dream – written in high school
MC1 simply cannot bare the loss of her sister/best friend/mother/brother. So she frantically searches for a way to bring them back. MC1 gets a hold of a remedy/ritual/etc that brings back her loved one from the dead. Story could go a ton of different ways... 1) Person comes back normal at first, showing up like … Continue reading PLOT: resurrection gone wrong