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
So here it is. November 1. NaNo is upon me. Time to get 'er done. Although I don't exactly know what I'm going to get done. I have spent the last 3 weeks circling over plots. Nothing feels write. (haha. see what I did there?) Right. I'm so clever. And here I am again, procrastinating. … Continue reading Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get writing….
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
Monday, August 5, 2013 There is definitely something fucking wrong here. With Lexi being gone, I was jumping at shadows but I had convinced myself that it was just my overactive imagination and that everything was perfectly fine. No monsters under the bed. Well, guess what. The monsters may not be under my bed, but … Continue reading The Zombie Diaries…. Day 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