Ghost Stories #1

The Elementary School                 They said the school was built on a cemetery. Not something we were eager to believe, but we couldn’t deny the strange things that happened.                 For starters, there was the cat. No one knew where it came from, or how it had gotten inside, but everyone had seen it. It [...]

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Writing Exercise- Lost

*Exercise from The 4 A.M. Breakthrough. #188 Lost*                 “What are we doing here?” Jenna asked her great grandfather.                 Elijah put a gnarled hand on her head and smiled down at her. “This is my old home.”                 “You lived here?” Jenna’s eyes widened as she looked down on the city again.                 It [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt 7)

                Morgan allowed herself to cry over Rita for only a minute. She had to get to work if she didn’t want to end up just like her.                 First, she dug around the room for anything that could be a weapon. She didn’t find much. Only a steak knife and a set of crutches. [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt 6)

                “What’s that noise?” Rita asked as Morgan re-entered the office.                 “They’re, uh, they’re cutting at the loading dock door. Sounds like a power saw.”                 “They’re going to get in?” Rita tried to move but then clutched at her leg again.                 “Probably, yes. But I called for help.”                 “The police? But [...]

DIY MFA prompt: A Book that Changed My Life

                I need to go to the bookstore! I’m out of informational books to read. So, when I am stuck in a place like this, I turn to the DIY MFA website to read articles to learn me some knowledge (and possibly find suggestions on more books to buy!).                 As I perused through several [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt5)

                Morgan paced the office, biting a fingernail. Rita was pale and sweaty, taking shallow breaths, but her eyes followed Morgan back and forth. Morgan had spent a minute crying after she realized the police weren’t going to come to their rescue, but she’d snapped out of it when she heard the pounding on the [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt4)

                “I think they’re breaking in,” Morgan said, leaning out of the office door. “I think I heard glass breaking,”                 “Okay…” Rita’s jaw was clenched and she was sweating as she tried to keep her leg still. “There’s a security door that closes over the stairway… The key pad is on the wall… Type…3-4-6-7 [...]