I could not recognize the queer visage, with its malevolent, red-rimmed eyes and purplish, hollow features. A nest of auburn hair covered the scalp, extending in tangled tangents. Twisted teeth formed an evil grin, and it too held a burning candle to its face.
A/N: In August, 2016, I wrote that I was working on this, along with a bunch of other stuff that never got done: 1) Unnamed Teenage Hacker Story – This is my working title for a probably YA story about a girl with extreme hacking skills. She’s a bit of an introvert, and spends most … Continue reading A bit from that “Unnamed Teenage Hacker Story”
I don't often do poems with religious overtones, but here's one. Enjoy? Inside the depths of your little museum Stay the greatest of artwork and artists Ever to cross your corner of the world and Ending where the allies drew her lines You thought it'd be simple enough to hide Over the hills, safe within … Continue reading He’s Out There
I was almost not going to post anything with regards to our friend Flora this month, because I didn't meet my goal of finishing a whole chapter. But at the encouragement of a dear friend and beta-reader, I figured I'd share the fragment of Chapter Three that I did manage to write.... 🙂 (This has … Continue reading Flora Dennis, Chapter Three fragment
Gee, that's one long title.... Well, anyway, I'm pleased to announce that the next part of Flora Dennis and the Island of Two Eyes is out now! Excerpt: Lord Daniel Valjean-Allerdyce was not only an Englishman, but, as his hyphenated name suggested, of French descent. When we were escorted to his quarters by the guest … Continue reading Flora Dennis and the Island of Two Eyes: Chapter Two
One of the books I inherited from my grandmother's personal library was The Return of Hyman Kaplan by Leo Rosten. It is the sequel to the infamous Education of Hyman Kaplan, which Rosten penned under the sagely-sounding pseudonym, Leonard Q. Ross. I read them both, out of order, and enjoyed them immensely. The Hyman Kaplan … Continue reading A Hyman Kaplan Fanfic Excerpt and One Lengthy Introduction
I mentioned earlier that a Figment user has been sharing her daily writing prompts with us. Today, I was inspired to write a short piece based on her latest prompt: Put two people who hate each other in an elevator for 12 hours. What happens? Naturally, it had to be about Cece and Jack. 😉 … Continue reading “Stuck in an Elevator”