• Green

    It didn’t happen until this summer—the summer the stress went away, the summer she was coming back. It all started with the color green—in her eyes, her clothes, and everywhere outside.  It was life and joy among dirt and failure.…

  • Where It All Went Wrong | 19

    Wesley was just inside the door and raised an eyebrow as Lucy and Sullivan walked in. He saw the quick drop of Sully’s arm and resisted a wink as his gaze met Lucy’s. He welcomed the duo before taking a…

  • Where It All Went Wrong | 18

    “Where are we going?” The bedroom light had turned on just as Lucy had turned it off. She hadn’t even made it to her bed. Her eyes locked with Sullivan’s and after a moment he jerked his head towards the…

  • Nightmares

    Every so often a dream catcher must be “emptied” of the nightmares it has caught.   “Sir, he found her.” A wiry woman walked into the room with windblown hair and wide eyes. “He found her,” she repeated. Kate Young…

  • Where It All Went Wrong | 17

    Her head hurt and her back hurt. Her stomach hurt, too. So did her legs. Lucy hurt. She opened her eyes, but stayed stiff as a board. She was in her room at the village and it was dark. Slowly…

  • Stop Walking in the Woods

    Writing Prompt: WE STOPPED WALKING IN THE WOODS THAT SUMMER   It was just past sunset. The sun was gone, but light still fell on the three friends that stumbled quietly through the woods. The girl, Holland, led the way,…

  • Where It All Went Wrong | 16

    “You seriously want me to wait to read it?” Lucy stood above Sullivan, who had made the couch his home, with crossed arms. He sunk deeper into the cushions with the remote held loose in his hand. “If you read…

  • Where It All Went Wrong | 13

    “Sullivan, cool it.” Lucy groaned, letting her head fall into the cushions of her couch. He had not stopped pacing since they found the hidden staircase in the blueprints of her shop. “We just need to wait a little longer,”…