States of Loneliness

CW: drug use Level 1 – Preparation             “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” is always the song with which to begin. At least, he believes that. He lets Part I rev up as he pulls the baggie from his back pocket. Every time, without fail, it shimmers like a tiny Christmas snowfall. He scoops itContinue reading “States of Loneliness”

Cheesy Love: a very fake rom-com trailer

COMING SOON A LOVE STORY LIKE NO OTHER [Enter TABITHA, standing imposingly in front of the Old Capitol. She’s small and cute, but not exactly your typical manic pixie dream girl. She crosses her arms. Tries to look tough.] IN A CITY LIKE NO OTHER [Shots of Iowa City on a weekend night: smokers outsideContinue reading “Cheesy Love: a very fake rom-com trailer”

Horror Chat Fiction Sample

*I wrote this maybe 1-2 years ago, when I was applying to be a horror chat fiction writer for an app. Hope it’s enjoyable and spooky!  Tara’s day stretched itself to its thinnest strand from morning until night, running from one audition to the next. But now, after one final audition, she makes a wearyContinue reading “Horror Chat Fiction Sample”