A little secret: much of the geography I use in my stories is directly pulled from the places I'm most familiar with from my childhood. I tweak it, but if you look close enough and know the areas, you might find the roads and forests and mountains familiar.
... Just quietly surviving. I haven't been sick, either, nor have I been unfortunate enough to lose anyone close to me. But it's been rough mentally, all the same, and my drive to turn out stories and essays has been... let's call it hiberating. However, despite the world situation becoming more tenuous and stressful, I've … Continue reading I ATEN’T DED
I'm currently neck-deep in a project for the programming class I'm taking, so no story today. I'll have something ready for Monday, and next Friday I'll be back to my regular schedule!
There was a big, empty lot behind the trailer park I lived in. It stood between us and the highway. It had been empty for as long as I’d lived there.
Between's Week Four story needs some extra editing, so I will post it tomorrow.
You make your way up the sidewalk to the self storage facility, as casual as anyone walking along the road through an industrial park during the middle of the night can be. There’s a million innocent reasons you could be walking along this road at this hour, in a dark glitch-patterned jacket and a crowbar … Continue reading Between: Week Three
Sascha paced around the empty bus terminal, looking up at the clock on the wall every few minutes and muttering to himself. Choosing a bus that would leave at three in the morning was a mistake; arriving at midnight was even more of a mistake. But it was either that and sit awkwardly in a … Continue reading Between: Week Two
I drove numbly through bright summer sunshine toward a nowhere place on a nowhere back highway. Nothing to see here except scrublands on either side of the cracked, pitted road, just my destination; a sad little marker like thousands that stood next to roads across the country, commemorating a place where one or more lives … Continue reading Between: Week One
Time to get this show on the road. The first post for Between is tomorrow (25/10/2019).