Not Every Flower Blooms

Erin’s mom woke up early to make her and her brother, Bobby, pancakes before school. It was a big day. Erin and Bobby were taking their SATs today— well re-taking, Erin was retaking her SATs and Bobby was taking them for the first time. She’d already taken them junior year but wasn’t satisfied with her score. She’d actually scored pretty well, but that score wasn’t … Continue reading Not Every Flower Blooms

Day 26: Skeletons Part 3

30 Day Writing Challenge Read Part 1 & Part 2 Skeletons Jorge makes it home just in time today, but when he walks in he doesn’t find Valentina. The kids aren’t home either—this is strange, he thinks. He walks cautiously into the living space towards the kitchen as if someone is going to jump out at him. No one is there. No one is home. … Continue reading Day 26: Skeletons Part 3

Day 25: Skeletons Part 2

30 Day Writing Challenge Read Part 1: Jorge George George drove up McArthur Blvd at lighting speed. He had to get home before breakfast or he would never hear the end of it. His wife Melissa talked his ear off yesterday, complaining about him working too much and his lack of respect for family time. Melissa was usually more laid back, but ever since having … Continue reading Day 25: Skeletons Part 2

Day 24: Skeletons

30 Day Writing Challenge Jorge Jorge drives down McArthur Blvd at lightning speed. He has to get home before dinner time or he will never hear the end of it. His wife Valentina talked his ear off last night, complaining about his late nights “at the office” and his lack of respect for family time. Valentina is a stickler for rules. She’s the glue that … Continue reading Day 24: Skeletons

Day 18: A Short Story

30 Day Writing Challenge After years of living elsewhere, she walks the streets of her hometown in amazement. Where there was once concert, there are now patches of green. She use to drive 20 minutes and a few towns over to get to the dog park, now there’s one around the corner. She sees the developments and the bike lanes – is this gentrification? Then … Continue reading Day 18: A Short Story

Day 14: Tangled Part 2

30 Day Writing Challenge Coral steps into the short man’s apartment in amazement. His walls are floor to ceiling bookshelves full of everything from books, magazines, trinkets, globes, action figures, on and on. As you move through the living room into the dining room and towards the kitchen, you realize each room has a different theme, starting with a rosy love themed living room to … Continue reading Day 14: Tangled Part 2