A fictional short story about a woman desperate to find a little solitude.
Humans are like insects to species with interstellar space flight. What would really happen during first contact with aliens?
As the sun shines happily on the cool, rippling surface of the sea, cars drive towards the nearest parking space like they would never have another chance to see this exquisite scene. Children are the first out, and they run frantically towards the...
Chris McCandless, is a man obsessed with the idea of leaving the normal life of civilization to venture to Alaska. He also wants to get away from his mother and father, whom he has been holding grudges against in the past. Before McCandless starts his trek to Alaska, he gives away his money to...
When the man next to Mia finally started to hit her in the face, she felt no pain. Only the hate and contempt in his eyes burnt holes in her soul.
Grief and loss are dealt with in various ways. To some extent, this is based on background and temperament. At times both anguish and memories can confront us when we least expect them to arise.
This is a continuation of "Maureen's Story" that appeared in my hub "How to Construct a Short Story Using One Sentence as a Prompt"
Charley by Shirley Jackson summary - Short Story summaries collection: Charles, Shirley Jackson
The beauty of the fall season and the Thanksgiving holiday make great subject matter in writing. Let's try Lori's fall writing challenge.
Let any old man do his life duty by Writing An Autobiography about his own life and what he has learned from it, so that humanity may learn from what he has learned during his life.