Nightmare in Forest Park

Photo by Hannah Troupe on Unsplash Author's Note: Tis the season! Decided to start this short story this afternoon. I'm pantsing it (AKA: not plotting it out with an outline). I'd love to hear feedback from anyone that reads it. I am trying to spend a good portion of October planning out an idea for the upcoming NaNoWriMo,… Continue reading Nightmare in Forest Park

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 26: A Lake in the Woods

Photo by Barb Canale on Unsplash Ashton visited the lake in the woods at least once a year. It was the perfect escape from the busy day-to-day life that he often felt an overwhelming desire to escape—at least temporarily. The lake was on his grandparents’ property, and Ashton felt a sense of nostalgia whenever he returned to the… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 26: A Lake in the Woods

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 22: Dead Dog

Photo by freddie marriage on Unsplash Author's Note: Peeps, I hated writing this one. I'm going to go cuddle my husky now. *sad face*             With his music blaring, Zachary Lawson sped carelessly down the winding highway, wind whipping through his curly hair as the wind tunnel created by having all four windows of the car down at… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 22: Dead Dog

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 17: The Ultimate Horror

Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash             Danielle woke screaming as chills ran down her spine and sweat poured from her body, soaking her sheets as if she had messed the bed or just washed them. Her pulse raced like electricity shooting through her body as she recalled the memories of that night, and she felt as if… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 17: The Ultimate Horror

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 15: The Bitch is Dead

Photo by Nicola Fioravanti on Unsplash             “The bitch is dead.”             “Was it you?”             “Of course it wasn’t me.”             Anthony could hear his aunts whispering in the living room, believing that no one could hear them. They might as well have been talking at a normal volume—their voices carried like wolves howling into the night’s… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 15: The Bitch is Dead

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 14: The Coffin

Photo by Mayron Oliveira on Unsplash             The wood was mahogany. It’s what I feel like he would have wanted. Then again, I’m sure that the topic of “what kind of wood do you want your coffin to be made from?” never came up in any of our conversations. There were no discussions about funerals or death, or… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 14: The Coffin

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 8: The Drowning

Photo by Cristian Palmer on Unsplash             It was the talk of the town for the entire week. No one expected it, least of all Alex. She paced back and forth over and over again, trying to go over every scenario that she could think of. Any scenario that would explain the drowning. It happened. But it shouldn’t… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 8: The Drowning