Sunday, September 26, 2010

Six Sentence Sundays


This piece is from my novel that I recently submitted to an agent. 

      As people walked past me, I drowned out the sounds of the passing cars and the shouts from my friends.  The background faded into a blur as the wind blew behind me as if to push me to my destination faster than I had anticipated.  A gentle hint of Old Spice lingered under my nose, and I walked right through the comforting odor that reminded me of my brother.  The smell intensified and the remnants of my brother’s spray-painted signature remained on the wall of the bakery.  A heavy pang tore at my heart when the line of blue, the rival gang’s color, was painted straight across his name. I bit down the anger and rushed to school.

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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Story Acceptance - Last Breakfast

Hello readers,

I am so excited to share a new short story with you.  Last Breakfast has been published by She Loves

Here is a sample:

“Shh.” He placed a single finger over my mouth to silence my words. His body rose from the chair and he brought me up with him. Slowly, just like before, he moved me towards the closet we had come to know so well and slipped us both inside.

Please check it out and leave a comment.