Jacob and Jill are a young couple about to celebrate their one year anniversary. Having only lived together for a few months, they are still working through their ticks. Jill is superstitious, believing in the clairvoyance of psychics and zodiac predictions, whereas Jacob is more hard-lined in his thinking.
Pearl's torso curved to the front, her hips in constant projection. She wasn't fat - but her posture and choice of clothing made it look so. Not to mention her diet and lax lifestyle. She snacked often, rarely eating meals. When she did, they were either chicken sandwiches, drive-thru dispensed, or frozen fried bread pockets of cheese and processed meat.
Maximilian Jacobson, a retired, rusted old man with a pockmarked face, sat silently at his table, grumbling in unintelligible whispers to himself as his two sons, Cade and Oral Jacobson, watched him eat, afraid to make a noise or statement for fear of exciting their on-edge father.
Seymour sat at home, alone, early in the morning. The page in front of him remains empty. He knows that he must put the pen to paper...consistency and repetition lead to success. If he doesn't keep a steady stream of content, how will he please the algorithmic gods that control his life? control his means to make a living?
I end up writing longer scripts and short stories, it's true. (I can't help it! The scenes and events and dialogue - they all just spill out of me!) So what I've decided to do is put them out in installments or parts. This week I've already published a two-part short story (Part 1 & … Continue reading Short ROMANCE Script – “A Day of Birth” – Part 1
Here's the second and final installment to this short story! If you'd like to follow along, catch up with Part 1 HERE. As promised, I've provided the randomly generated plot points below. Enjoy the story! CARVED IN CORAL (Part 2) Glen stood in the dark over his sleeping wife. Beside her head was her phone, … Continue reading Short Story – “CARVED IN CORAL” – Installment #2
I'm going to try continuing this installment series. This one will be shorter (only 2 installments). But I hope you enjoy it! Similar to the last one, this story's plot points were also randomly generated using the Plotto Book. You can find out how I did that HERE, and if you'd like, I'd love to … Continue reading Short Story – “CARVED IN CORAL” – Installment #1
Hey! Thanks to those of you who plowed through this whole thing! Here's the final installment of this four-part story. If you'd like to catch up, you can read Part 1 HERE, Part 2 HERE, and Part 3 HERE. Enjoy! MAGIC (Part 4) Back in his apartment, Alexander's face was lit only by the television … Continue reading Short Story – “MAGIC” – Installment #4 (the FINALE)
Here we go! Part 3! You can find Part 1, HERE, and Part 2, HERE! This is the second-to-last installation in this four-part series! Hope you enjoy! MAGIC (Part 3) The air around the bar was heavy, condensed. It became to difficult to breathe for Alexander, and the smells that permeated his surroundings were palpable … Continue reading Short Story – “MAGIC” – Installment #3
Hello! Here's part two of the story, "MAGIC"! You can find the first part of the story here. Enjoy the second installment of this "long-form" short story! MAGIC (Part 2) Before going out the next night, Alex debated with himself: Should he even go out tonight? What if there was a similar event? No, he … Continue reading Short Story – “MAGIC” – Installment #2