Category: Short stories

Roger’s story – Complete first draft

Roger’s story – Complete first draft

Unedited, uncorrected, rough first draft. The chosen photo is published under the public domain, Creative Commons 0 license by Paul Itkin through unsplash.com. Enjoy. Roger’s story The morning was particularly cold. Roger could feel the air he was breathing prickling in his nostrils. He pulled up the fur, it was from a bear he had …

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Ben’s story – Complete first draft

Ben’s story – Complete first draft

Unedited, uncorrected, rough first draft. The chosen photo is published under the public domain, Creative Commons 0 license by Ismael Nieto through unsplash.com. Enjoy. Ben’s story “Daddy?” The timid voice woke him up mid-dream. Ben, alone in bed, tried to adjust his vision to the almost complete darkness of the bedroom. As he laid there, …

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Ben’s story – part 2

Ben’s story – part 2

Ben walked slowly, warily, down the hallway towards the living room. He didn’t turn on the lights. He kept telling himself he wanted to keep his night sight. But truly, he was too scared. He peeked slowly around the corner from the hallway into the living room. He could see the door to the garden …

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Ben’s story – Part 1

Ben’s story – Part 1

“Daddy?” The timid voice woke him up mid-dream. Ben, alone in bed, tried to adjust his vision to the almost complete darkness of the bedroom. As he laid there, unable to see clearly, he couldn’t help wonder, if he really heard the voice, or if it was just a part of a dream. That has …

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Sampler – The Starlight Hotel

Sampler – The Starlight Hotel

This is an unedited text, please bear with any typos, etc: There was an audible click as the key turned in the huge wooden double doors. As they were pushed open, a yellow light flooded a few feet into the dusty dining hall of the Starlight Hotel, leaving a visible clue of the neglect this …

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