Island Paradise? (Part 2)

Island Paradise? (Part 2)

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You can read Part One Here. An insect was buzzing in her ear, relentlessly returning every time she swatted it away. Her head felt thick, aching with a pressure she didn’t quite recognize. She swatted at the annoying buzz once more before…

Island Paradise?

Island Paradise?

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He awoke slowly, in spite of the sun beating down on his face and stinging his eyes. The water was lapping gently onto the beach near his head. Confusion struck. Where was he? He dragged his hand up to shade his eyes…

The Unexpected Haunting (Short Story)

The Unexpected Haunting (Short Story)

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This is a #weekendfreewrite that started on steemit thanks to Marianne West. You can find her writing prompts on her steemit page here. The challenge is that you get the first writing prompt/sentence and start your story. You have five minutes to…

Fear (Short Story)

Fear (Short Story)

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It was the kind of thing that would just stick in your craw. A thought, a fleeting memory that you just couldn’t quite get a grasp on. That aching feeling inside that turned into something a little bit fearful. Like you were…

Nightmare

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The nightmare was so real. It was coming every night. She couldn’t sleep and felt like she was about to break. Once again she woke screaming, choking back the sound as she realized once again that it was just a dream. The…

Floating (Short Story)

Floating (Short Story)

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There was a sour taste in my mouth, maybe even worse than that, it felt like I had forgotten how to breathe, how to swallow. I gagged and felt my body try to heave, but nothing happened. I tried to move my…

The Washing

The Washing

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She pulled another off the stack of washcloths, watching the bubbles rise up in the sink as she pushed the towel down into the hot soapy water. Rubbing yet another clean cloth over her shoe, her legs, until yet another cloth was…