A man goes to his younger brother's birthday party to show his superiority.
Rikki is a rock star at the tail end of a long and tumultuous career. Never one to back away from controversy, Rikki is ready to go out with a bang.
A short tale of semirequited love.
A young man, a real-estate mogul, and an alcoholic father. 2,495 words.
A group of people, living their lives.
A short story about a 13-year old Chinese-American boy; part of a collection of stories set at a middle school. Hopefully funny!
Odette in her early thirties, is pretty, smart and satisfied with her life style. She had a loveless up bring, that inspired her to only have affairs of lust and omit love from the equation. Until...
This is the story about two friends finding a common bond in an alley. Unfortunately, that bond isn't a positive one.
Two grieving women meet in a police station. About 3800 words
Bare Feet (500 words)- This is a story about a young boy who is walking away from something.
A car ride, a patient, and a dr.'s appointment. 1500 words
This is a poem about happiness being a lot simpler than we perceive it. With many poor attempts at humor tossed in.
This story has been rewritten. No need for further critiques on this version. 2,300 words. An example of hillfolk living.
Narrated by a six-year old. Deals with cancer, death and a general perspective on life at a young age.
A depressed woman searches for her childhood home in hopes of finding her lost happiness. About 2300 words
I slug an autistic person. (2000 words)
This is one of a series of short stories that I wrote about my home town, Lawrence, Mass., a hard scrabbled milltown which was once one of the textile capitals of the world in the early 20th Century.
The experiences of a female embarking on a Blind Date. After speedwriting a first draft I worked on the piece after receiving really helpful reviews from some wonderful writers here in the workshop.
A young man has just moved to Holland and is struggling to meet people. When he finally does, it's not quite how he expected it to be. 3287 words.
The story is about a man who has to to perform the execution of someone who may be innocent.
A story about Myra and Sam - they're neighbours - they don't know each other but both of them are miserable and one of them is in danger. 838 words
I'm excited to be a member. This is my first submission! The first chapter of my novel for NaNo. A bit comical and a bit deep. Four friends packed in a minivan. About 1,350 words. '.doc'
A short story about a girl I once met and her addiction.
Very short story. A busboy observes a couple discussing their prospective divorce and reflects. Also drugs.
A short story about a young man in love with his older brother's girlfriend where overarching religious values and questioning shape a mysterious scene of dual murder set in a desolate small town.