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Tall Tale

Pa has always sat on the dock, staring hard out at the wild water beyond the bay. For as long as I can remember he’s sat there in that same spot every day, no matter the weather; no matter his health. Even when he was in hospital with beginning signs of cancer he’d make a fuss and attempted to escape so much that in the end the doctors released him early becaus

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When a Dog Turns

“Jo?” I heard him call my name but I couldn’t make myself respond. “Jo, are you out here?” I knew I should say something, knew he was worrying because he couldn’t find me. The words formed in my mind, but somehow I forgot what to do after that. Then I looked to my left, and I could see him. The body that was the reason I was in this mess. The

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Something doesn’t feel right. I can see it now, creeping into my room. It always does. I told myself it was a dream, that it was not real. I wish I was right.

I look to the corner of the doorway, which is blanketed in shadows of my nightlight. It is creeping over slowly, glancing at me with its strange eyes- and then, darkness.

I wake up in cold sweat and glance around wi

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THE WOODEN BOX

She looked franctically at the hospital room,hands cold as ice,tears dried up on her face,facing downward to look at her blood stained shredded clothes. which admonish her of the plight at hand.she thought about the accident, the faded memory she tried to allude. why had she started the fight with her parents,especially her mom.oh if she hadn't pick a figh

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Fear not the girl. Fear what one be capable of If she be willing to twig you right...... Walter Krain

Lucy wickshire is a historical fiction set in a fictional kingdom. Like its name, the main character is a lady of noble standing. She excels in controlling people for a girl her age. She, though understood to have great power, has kept silent for all her 12 years of l

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