No Third Wheel Required

Stella opened the letter with great trepidation, scanned it with hopeful eyes, then sighed deeply. It was another rejection, which was somewhat expected, but what made her blood boil was the suggestion to include a love triangle to give her story more conflict and “excitement”. Ugh. She didn’t need the presence of an overused trope … Continue reading No Third Wheel Required

Don’t You Come Back No More

It was mid-afternoon when Jaclyn loaded the final box, and closed the back of the van. She went through the house one last time, checking for anything forgotten, turning off lights, and closing doors. She swung up into the cab of the moving van, which was noticeably higher off the ground than her car. She’d … Continue reading Don’t You Come Back No More