Ghost Story #4

          “Which dorm are you in?” Kimmy asked.           “Um…” I rechecked my move-in paperwork. “Foster Hall.”           “Oh, damn.”           “What?”           “My older brother said that one’s haunted.”           “Psh, yeah right.”           “No, really. Apparently a student goes missing every year near the holidays.”           “Goes missing or drops out during finals?” [...]

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September Reads

                September was a tough month. Being back at work and being a new mom took its toll and I was just exhausted. I found myself laying on the couch binge watching television more than anything else. And this is something I almost never do. I was just so damn tired. However, I did manage [...]

Ghost Story #3

                “Where are we?” Mary asked. She peered out the window, but it was too dark to see anything. When Jack didn’t answer, she smacked his arm. “Are we lost?”                 “No.” Jack squinted and leaned over the steering wheel.                 “Then what’s this street called?” He said nothing. “Jack! What the hell?” She pulled [...]

Ghost Story #2

                The building was old, that much was clear. The front lobby might have been redone to give the impression it was still a strong structure, but the bones were deteriorating. The old gym, attached to the back, hadn’t been worked on in over fifty years. There were holes in the bleachers, the old-fashioned lights [...]

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 [...]

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 (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 [...]