The Plan for November

Hello! Non-writing post here. I will be participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) throughout November this year. And since it coincides with this project, I'll be writing the novel live here. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to reach 50,000 words by the end of the month. If you were to write the exact same … Continue reading The Plan for November

The Eighth Plague, Pt. IV

Mommy pushed her dead weight against the doorframe, feeling the pressure of the wood against her spine, focusing on the light, biting pain. It was a moment of silence, of respite, when Millie left for the school bus and Mommy had a couple moments before heading down to the laundromat to work. She used to … Continue reading The Eighth Plague, Pt. IV

Bessie

I leaned on a fence and watched Ari’s beat-up pickup approach. The car stuttered and left a cloud of dust and smog behind it as it rumbled up the dirt road leading to my property. I waved at the truck as it pulled through the gate, and drew the gate closed. “Hey, stranger,” said Ari … Continue reading Bessie