Month: April 2015

Haley Dreams

My dreams always started the same way. I was running, running from a horde. We were in the hospital here in New York. I’d keep yelling for Eddie…

Of Blood and Text Messaging

Detective Arnie Chalmers dropped his finished cigarette to the asphalt, ground it with his heel, and waited for his partner to catch up. “Ready, Steve?” Stephen Morris picked…

The Interview

Janine let her hair flop forward on the left, decided against it, and threw her hair up in a clip. It was a well earned scar. No one…

Lessons

So, I’ve been reading my NaNoWriMo novel today and had a brainwave. My ‘Haley’ story is post-apocalyptic zombie fare, but it’s peopled with some strong characters in a…

Observation

I watch as she sits on the park bench, tucking a wisp of hair behind her ear, and quietly sips her coffee. She never sees me and I…

Too Far from Home

Melanie closed one eye and focused on the board. After the last pitcher, her vision wasn’t much to be trusted. Come on’, Mel. Three darts and we finish…

First Fledging

I’ll never forget the first time I sat behind the yoke of dad’s old hovercar by myself, newly minted holo-license carefully filed in my e-wallet. I was all…