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Misery Loves Company

- As a parent, you warn your kids about the dangers of the world.  Hopefully, they grow up safe and sound, after heeding your good advice. I had managed to do just that, I raised three boys to their mi...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2017

More Ponderin's

- Why is it… The kitchen trash always needs to be emptied the day before trash pick up… The manufacturer always recommends a maximum 60w bulb in a fixture, but you need 3 of them… That every battery...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Oct 2017

My Christmas Stocking

- All last year you griped and moaned while I would hide or just get stoned to make it through your constant shrill henpecking. Then you finally sneaked away the morning after Christmas day and draine...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2017

Dancing to Ray Charles: Ch 09, Darrell's Disaster

- Delmar Bullock wasn’t impressed, not one little bit. The three young farts standing just inside the door to his storage shed didn’t seem good for much, most of all a Klan job. At first, they tried t...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 25 Sep 2017

Seagulls Don't Give A...

- As long as no one tried to shoot or eat me, I'd like to be a bird. A seagull, to be exact. Flying around, crapping on cars, telling people to flock off. Maybe even make a few little ones. It's a perf...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 7 of 7

- The End My father who is working as a nurse at that time, he went to the brother’s house, possibly with my grandfather. Makes a talk of peace, after explaining the situation about me protecting m...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 07 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 6 of 7

- My First Fight I honestly cannot remember what happens next or what I was doing before this occasion. This event just stands out of its own from start to finish. I will never forget this moment i...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 5 of 7

- School Break The math teacher scribbles some numbers on the chalkboard. Each tap of the white chalk against the board and each drop of white ashes was like a count down to an execution. She's al...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 05 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 4 of 7

- Good Morning “Wake up Vincent,” said my grandmother. Envious of my little brother still sleeping on the straw mattress, the smell of mosquito coil is vacuumed out from the wooden balconies door....

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 3 of 7

- The House of Pain The old man smiles finally someone who bought the house has returned. He wonders if a jeep still there? With a mix of curiosity how he knows this without being there, how did he...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 03 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 2 of 7

- The New Kids on the Block   “Here he comes… run!” I shouted. And Nestor dodges Michael who was about to touch him. Nestor ran back to our base. “That was a close one!” he laughs. They already h...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 02 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 1 of 7

- Kung Fu Night Saturday night. The screaming kicks and the punches that keep missing against the head of an old master made the kids wants to join his school. Our leg’s skins against the cold surf...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 4.5| Added: 01 Sep 2017

The Laundry Room

- THE LAUNDRY ROOM: 081017 I'm not sure how old the thick glass door is, but just for the guess, it might be from the early eighties. I swipe the access card, and the push bar lets me free inside th...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 4| Added: 11 Aug 2017

The True Story of Rapunzel

- The witch never knew what trouble teenagers could be until Rapunzel turned fifteen. The girl whined constantly about boredom. She complained at every turn about her milk, bread, and honey diet, thoug...

By: Ava | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jul 2017

Gillian and the Three Mole Stories

- Mole Story One I can't recall when I first realized I had a mole under my arm. It was located in the center of my armpit. Early grade school is my best guess. For the most part, I was blissfully una...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jul 2017

Our Remarkable Cabbage Love

- This one's for you Lady Elizabeth! My love for you is like the most remarkable cabbage, Your face reminds me of repugnant butterflies, Together, we are like sandwiches and mayonnaise. Oh darling El...

By: Ghostreader | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jul 2017

The Little Girl With The Inquiring Mind

- As children often do, Katy always peppered me with any question that popped into her mind and, most times, it was the standard, 'why is the sky blue?' type question. One particular evening though, K...

By: bella685 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 0| Added: 30 Jun 2017

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 23

- Sive watched as Fido and his co mutineers were lead off the bridge. She was hoping she could slip away and take a shower. The past few hours had left her feeling dirty and slightly sick to her stoma...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jun 2017

The Info-mercial From Hell?

- xxx Oh, the horror, the horror. Did I really watch this on late-late-night TV or is it just the memory of a  soul-shattering, mind-altering nightmare from the lowest level of hell? If you have the ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jun 2017

Taken by a Highlander- chapter 7

- Rówann had been surprised when Ella had introduced herself as Lass, but it had confirmed his suspicions. She had been magicked somehow and who knew how long it would be until it wore off. Still, it s...

By: Kari | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jun 2017

And So It Begins...

- Good Afternoon, Unfine Sir, This morning, there was an incident where a group of grade one girls were swearing on the hill during recess. Your daughter was involved. She admitted to saying the f*...

By: Ping | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jun 2017

Taken by a Highlander- chapter 6

- Rówann was not having a very enjoyable morning. Whatever it was that he was tracking, he knew it was not human. Nothing human could move through a place like this and leave barely any signs of passin...

By: Kari | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 28 May 2017

Taken by a Highlander- chapter 5

- The next morning Ella woke up and yawned mightily stretching out her arms. She hadn't slept so well in a very long time. How she knew that, she didn't really have a clue, just that she felt good.  S...

By: Kari | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2017

Grave Language

- I recognized that look. That distinctively mischievous grin of a Cheshire Cat. That smirk of having swallowed Granny’s Tweety Bird. That poorly hidden giggle of having released, in the back seat, a s...

By: Ping | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 20 May 2017

Simple Question, Another Poor Decision Dad Answer

- “What’s wrong with her eye?” my daughter asked after noticing the receptionist’s eye patch. Temporarily ignoring her, I continued socializing with the ladies, focusing on the one informing us about ...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2017

Taken by a Highlander- chapter 4

- Once horse and riders drew near the edge of the forest, they halted. Ella looked up at the wondrously tall trees. She had seen her fair share of forests in her travels, but nothing like this one. It ...

By: Kari | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2017

Taken by a Highlander- chapter 3

-                                         The Forbidden Forest   As they rode across the moors, Ella kept from freaking out by trying to figure out what the man's last words meant. If she could only...

By: Kari | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2017

Air Rage

- So many recent headlines about air travel lately and none of them have been good. When I was a boy, air travel was special. People used to dress up in their finery and look forward to getting from he...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2017

Taken by a Highlander - chapter 2

- Ella drove on the highway for a short while before sighting a gravel road that looked interesting. She turned onto the road and continued for at least forty-five minutes before she came to a place sh...

By: Kari | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2017

Wrong Choice

- How to put this discreetly. He's a man and he needs to use a restroom. Sitting down. The restroom is down near the elevators in this college classroom building. He gets off the elevator and scoots a...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 27 Apr 2017

Taken by a Highlander

- Chapter 1. Scotland Donella, known as Ella since she was a wee lass had dreamed of this trip for as long as she could remember. The 22-year old woman was rather small, being only five feet two inche...

By: Kari | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 26 Apr 2017

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 22

- Smithe fell to the floor, suddenly going limp. Darla's breathing started to slow. Blinking in puzzelment, she stared at his still form. " After all that time wanting me, is that all there is?"  She t...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Apr 2017

Kiss the Bride

- Randall was propped against the Formica and vinyl-clad wet bar at the Alverton Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall. At the opposite side of the space, next to a long table of cookies, the polka ban...

By: TouchOfGray | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2017

Pastoral Visit

- "You've been good today, so when we get home, you c'n have some ice cream." Aunt Charlotte holds his hand as they walk out of the white clapboarded church into the spring air. Up ahead, at the foot ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2017

Words

- My daughter recently told me that some days, her classroom is too quiet. So quiet in fact, that she cannot even think. I told her I understood, saying some people need a little background noise to h...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2017

I Used The 'D' Word

- Oh no. I said it. Damn him! Why'd he cut me off? Ever heard of a shoulder check, buddy? Good thing I was paying attention... I sure hope they weren't. What should I do?  Remain quiet and ignore t...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2017

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 21

- Sive leaned against the wall while listening to Murdock’s plan. She knew he had his own agenda, but for now, she needed him, and his plan needed her. “So that's pretty much it. Any questions or do yo...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Jan 2017

Just A Little Tickle

- My Uncle Dave was an electrician by trade much like his father, my Grandpa Vernon. He retired from the power company and became a private electrician. One night we were in town for a visit to Grandma...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jan 2017

Broken Parts

- A few weeks ago I had to go into the doctor's office for my bi-annual epidural in my lower back. A cocktail of lidocaine, cortisone and various and sundry magical concoctions that let me maneuver my m...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2017

Ol' St. Dick

- Good Old St. Nick, (Who is a bit of a dick), Thought this Christmas, He would just play a trick. It didn't matter how nice you were, Or who you hugged or who you kissed. Santa was changi...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Dec 2016

The Robin Hood of Christmas

- A man I knew of quite strange mind would rob the disabled and blind but then give to the very sick and needy. People thinking he was mad would ask “How can you do so bad?” He’d say ”It’s easy t...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Dec 2016

A Summer Dogs Day

- Man it’s hot today! One of those fry an egg on the side walk August killers. No breeze either. Look that dead dog is still there in the ditch. Boy, is it bloated up now! It’s been five days. Surprise...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Dec 2016

Yes Son, That Was An Elk.

- Yes, son. That was an Elk. Hunting season was always a big deal. We took hunters from all over, and these guided hunts were pretty much off-limits to youngsters wanting to tag-along. However, kind of...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Dec 2016

Fading Ink - A Mother's Memoir

- It was Halloween weekend, just a little over two months before Katy passed away and we were spending it in one of Katy's favorite places. Asheville, North Carolina, about 100 miles from our home. My m...

By: bella685 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 13 Nov 2016

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 20

- In the Captain's quarters, Sive continued to poke around the Captain's things thinking, “Yes, very nice quarters Captain. Too bad I can't hide here until we docked at some planet where I could slip a...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2016

Poughtaytow

- Who invented this language that we speak? Does a bucket leek or leak? Why is there a K in knife or knee? And who the hell spelled psychiatry? English is spelled just how it sounds. Yet everything el...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2016

17 Alternatives to NaNoWriMo

- 1. NaNO!WriMo: Do not write anything — not a single word — for 30 days. The challenge is tougher than it might seem. 2. NaDoWriMo: Chronicle every episode of The Simpsons in which Homer exclai...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Humor | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Nov 2016

Hair Brushes and Tractor Batteries

- As a young man I was a night owl/late sleeper. Getting me up for chores and school was often difficult. One morning Mom had given up and sent Dad up to “Get him up NOW!" I slept in the top bunk of our...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 Nov 2016

Nasty Woman and the Bad Hombres Present: (He Does Not Like) The Old Blond Bitch

- Excuse me, sir; I hate to intrude But you're out in public and your shirt's rather rude Although fairly mild, as far as some go, The sentiment still dips pretty low I mean, 'Life's a bitch - don't el...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2016

A Scathing Reply to Dirty Martini’s 'The Conning of America'

- How sad the best that we can do is picking these pathetic two for President of our United States. One a bozo quite uncouth the other cannot tell the truth A sad choice to have on our voting...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Oct 2016

The Conning Of America

- A con man rolled into town, With a funny looking wig. Made a lot of promises, Everything will be really big. He claims he doesn’t like immigrants, Says they cause a lot of strife, But yo...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2016

Humor from the road.

- Traveling across the US with a group of talented actors was one of the best jobs I ever had. In between shows we lingered backstage swapping stories from our younger days. One of the funniest stories ...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2016

Trump School of Dance

- Today at the Trump School of Dance we’re going to teach you Mr. Trump’s personal favorite move, The Narcissist Hustle. If you promise not to tell him I told you this, it’s actually the only step he ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Oct 2016

Vernon hears a WHOOOOO

- One summer evening when I was about 4 or 5 years old, an owl was hooting off in the woods. It was a moon-dark night so from inside the cabin all that could be seen was a pitch black empty. I stood at ...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016

Soups On!

- Boil your hen, cut up in pieces Legs and wings and breasts and thighs Add crushed garlic so the flavor increases Eight cups of broth brings a smile to your eyes While you wait let's chop some stuff ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 19

- Sive opened her eyes to darkness, blinking a couple of times. She snarled silently to herself. “You bastard!”     She desperately pushed several buttons before frustration took over and she starte...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Oct 2016

Stand Straight When Smoking/ Two Slim

- **Picks up a cigarette. Lights it. Puff puff, Cough, cough (chokes). Switches it off** I don’t even like smoking. Worse still I am right outside a cancer ward. Alright, I don’t even know how I’m gon...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 02 Oct 2016

Granddad finds a spark

- Granddad Art and Dad were the only mechanics we could afford so anything that broke, they fixed. Our farm machinery was all second hand and mostly old so there was no lack of work. The Ford tractors w...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Oct 2016

(I Do Not Like) The Orange Man

- Pardon me, miss, have you time for a poll? No, not today. I'm out for a stroll. That's okay, ma'am, while you stroll I can poll! All right, I suppose, if you poll while I stroll... Do you pl...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Sep 2016

Never-ending Romance: A Sonnet

- The world has recognized the love I feel And so they wonder at my constant sighs. They know I love my lover, that's for real, And weep whene'er I win, then lose, the prize. I simply must believe they...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Sep 2016

My Type

- MY TYPE I’m into her type She is definitely worth the hype I got an eye on her like a pirate  Can’t wait to have her in private  Designed by her Gods, definitely built for touch Despite the game ...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2016

Runner

- He didn't think I saw him but I did. Out of the corner of my eyes I just caught sight of him as he turned the corner. He had the stealth and quickness of a cat. I took off running. He wouldn't get aw...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Sep 2016

Snatch A Twin - Continuance of Chapter Two

- (continuance from chapter two) D'amieeh's phone kept dinging with text messages from the girls that followed the hashtag #SnatchATwin from IG, G+ and Facebook. Questioning her run-in with Larry, w...

By: MzNotReallyKnown | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 19 Sep 2016

Yuck

- “Aw Mom,” whines Jeremy. “Do I have to take history? I hate history.” “Yes, you must take it this term.” “But history always leaves...” Jeremy thinks, “a bad taste in my mouth.” “I know dear, bu...

By: meredith | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2016

On Her Own

- "This tour guide doesn't know what he's talking about. You don't need to go all the way to the student union for lunch — the coffee shop at the library is better, faster and cheaper than the cafeteri...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2016

Doc Johnson's Rules of Life

- No matter where you stand, anything dropped in the kitchen will always kick, bounce, twirl, and roll under the refrigerator. The amount of sugar, creamer, salt or pepper in those little paper contain...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2016

Shmolympics

- I'm not saying I'm old as dirt, but the Dead Sea was still alive when I was born. During that time I've seen umpteen number of Olympics Games and have watched the games turn from athletic splendor at ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2016

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 18

- The door to the mess hall opened and in walked three of Murdock’s crew, they had had enough of searching and now were feeling hungry. While two took a table and sat down, one walked up to the counter...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2016

Smudges

- For the last few weeks, I've had the opportunity of having several clans of my family visit for various lengths of time. As most of you who know me are already aware, I am as fun to visit with as a wo...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

Nigerian internet riches are soon to be mine!

- Hey Suzy, In the last two weeks I have received five amazing internet offers. Each was from an individual who desired to make me the recipient of a bodaciously huge sum of cash. Three of these offer...

By: wordwaymike | Category: Humor | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Aug 2016

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 17

- Sive had swiftly realized her only chance was to get up into the dark rafters and crossbeams the dancing poles were attached to. If she could reach the beams and hide behind them long enough maybe t...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jul 2016

The Old Codger’s Canine Complaint

- Now, I'm not complaining, you understand, but these foreign dogs I’m living with are crazy. I call those house-hounds 'foreign' because one is part German Shepard, another is a mix of French poodle an...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 08 Jul 2016

Adventures Across the Starways - Chapter 16

- Note; I am happy to announce the revival of Adventures across the Starways. Introducing Rob, (aka - rbo) as my very talented co-writer. Our plan is to take you for a wild ride across space, as we enco...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jul 2016

Culinary Catastrophe

- I made a cake. I figured what could it possibly take? But as soon as I started to bake, I knew it was a big mistake. For my grandson, it was supposed to be. Maybe an hour or two. Or three. Thirteen h...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jun 2016

Nighttime

- It often starts with a small sound Maybe a little putt, putt or a sigh Some nights a freight train comes round I'm tired and need sleep, but no, I cry I do have choices, move to another room A pillow...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jun 2016

Thunderstruck

- From a very early age, my father told me he was part Cherokee. Which meant I was part Cherokee. How much was always up in the air but there was some comfort in knowing whether it was a quarter, an eig...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 09 Jun 2016

If I Had Free Reign Of Your Credit Card

- I'd love to go on vacation I want to see Hawaii please To celebrate many celebrations To feel a nice warm breeze I'd love to see Koko Head Crater And enjoy a peaceful sunset Swim in a sec...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Jun 2016

Dead on arrival part 5

- Chapter 9 As it turned out Mom and my sisters left me alone, and didn’t rake me over the coals regarding Gerry. They were more interested in the current events in my life. They had given up on me ha...

By: writerchick | Category: Mystery | Score: 0| Added: 30 May 2016

Hard Boiled and Bitchy

- It was as windy as if Hurricane Isaac was blowing through town. I was on a stake out waiting for my FTA (failure to appear) not only was he late getting home from work. He was late in every sense of t...

By: writerchick | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 21 May 2016

Going Nutz

- Jan 25, 2015 35 Views: The news article read like this: “Wanted: Squirrel sought for contempt of court.” Family Court Judge M. Mulroy was the victim of a broad daylight heist in her own court roo...

By: dgford | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 17 May 2016

100

- This little ditty is my hundredth post So have a little pity and give me a toast. Here's to me and all I have written A whole lotta time on my ass just sittin'. I know.. I know.. not all my work was...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 May 2016

T-Shirt Guy

- I'm a t-shirt guy through and through At last count I had seventy-two. It doesn't mean I'm better, that's true But it does mean I get laid more than you. Women love a t-shirt guy with tats Bad...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2016

We'll Just See

- I'm writing this piece just to see, How many people will take the time to read me. I don't expect a lot, maybe just a few. Or quite possibly it will be only you. So many stories have c...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2016

Oysters In The Desert

- True story. I am retired and usually spend my days mentally assessing the state of world affairs while watching Court TV and channel surfing looking for shows with shower scenes. Alys, on the other ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 25 Apr 2016

Curse of the Flat Surface

- Set-abouts. I hate them all. Knick-knacks and funky junk. Cutesy frames and cheesy dolls. They all leave me in such a funk. Dust collectors and web attracters. Who cares if Aunt Dizzy gave them ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2016

My Back Pages

- Sitting here upon a wooden chair, and seeing the filtered sunlight coming in as I sit with my back to the wall again. Looking up and seeing myself surrounded by both shelves and stacks of books, and f...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Apr 2016

Through The Ages - chapter 11

- Celebrations! We guys were up pretty early on this very important day. After getting washed and dressed, we fairly raced to the eating hall only to find that the girls had beat us there. There they w...

By: Kari | Category: Adventure | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 Mar 2016

Random Acts of Dialogue

- Random acts of dialogue. Dialogue in any book is great storytelling. Right after the hook to reel the reader in, dialogue is the mover and shaker of any novel. Dickens might have argued that narrati...

By: writerchick | Category: Humor | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Mar 2016

Dead on Arrival Part Four

- Chapter 7 Sunday morning came along, and I found myself cocooned in Gerry’s blankets with chipmunks buzzing around in my head. I swore to myself that there would be no more beer—until of course...

By: writerchick | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 21 Mar 2016

Dead on Arrival Part Three

- Chapter 5 Gerry had agreed to keep his eye on the comings and goings to the building and help keep the police abreast of any strange faces around the neighborhood. Later that same evening, Insp...

By: writerchick | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2016

Dead on Arrival Part Two

- Chapter 3 My appointment at the police division was for 3 p.m., and I hoped not to bump into anyone I knew. I took my longtime friend Elaine with me for emotional support. We have been buddies...

By: writerchick | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 18 Mar 2016

Dead on Arrival Part One-A

- Chapter 2 I got in my car, and stopped at Timmy’s. When in shock there’s nothing better than an extra large double-double and a sour cream glazed to put things right. Okay, so in this case, there ...

By: writerchick | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2016

Dead on Arrival Part One

- Prologue May 15, 2005 / Delivering the Goods “C’mon man, can’t we just leave the package on the balcony?” The short stocky youth was trying to drag an item off the rental truck. “Nope, we ha...

By: writerchick | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 16 Mar 2016

Through The Ages - chapter 10

- It was finally celebration week! Our first day seemed to go so very slowly but eventually we found ourselves at the dinner table discussing what we should do that night. There was a pile of ideas bei...

By: Kari | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 24 Feb 2016

Dreaming Awake

- I miss our time together Night after night, we lay Dreams we shared, wishing them true I need you back, I'll do all I used to do for you Entangled in the sheets, pillows like forts Piling on extra in...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Feb 2016

Gus -a dogs eye view of the world

- Gus’s Life ---A dog's eye view of his world. Intro Okay here are the bare facts. The ugly truth; I am a dog! I guess it could have been worse; I could have been born a cat. Now there’s...

By: writerchick | Category: Humor | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Feb 2016

Kith, Kin & Atrocities

- Have you ever seen God?! But I have seen many times!! Now my father is doing absolutely fine but few years ago, that morning around 5.45 AM, I got a phone call from my cousin who said my father is si...

By: sreeharithej | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.3| Added: 16 Feb 2016

Through The Ages - chapter 9

- Through the Ages - Chapter 9 Festival Time The weeks and months went by while we all became truly wonderful athletes. Duris would meet weekly with Andros and contemplate our progress. I came to und...

By: Kari | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 14 Feb 2016

45

- Back in 1971, there were no text messages or emails or even pagers. If you wanted to talk to someone you had to find a pocket full of change and a pay phone that worked. Or wait until later. I was s...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Feb 2016