Knuckle Cracker

I have a terrible habit of cracking my knuckles. I do it when I’m anxious or bored. I’ve done it enough to the point where my hands actually hurt from doing it so much. I make an effort to not do it anymore, but sometimes I cave. This story is going to be an exaggerated…

Random Section From Titleless Story

The story that I’ve been writing for grad school is getting nowhere. As I look back at what I’ve written, I realize that there isn’t a good balance between showing and telling, and there’s too much of a focus on dialogue. The type of story I’m trying to write needs more than 25 pages. It…

Her First Time

I couldn’t think of anything to write about, so I used a prompt that says to write a story that begins with, “They had nothing to say to each other.” I have planes on my mind because the Memorial Day Air Show at Jones Beach is coming up and planes are constantly flying over my…

The Philanthropist’s Nightmare

He waited for her to get home to open the letter. He had a surprise for his wife, and she had one for him. He (with the help of his lawyer) decided to donate all of his savings to various charities and live off of his small, but sufficient retirement fund. His wife knew about…

Mayonnaise

Hey everyone! I have a new story that I plan on using in my fiction writing class. It’s about ten pages, double spaced. I know it’s long, but I’d really like some feedback. It’s also a first draft, so there are definitely going to be grammar mistakes. This is a work of fiction. Nothing in…

Tomorrow is Another Day

Before you get the chance to open your eyes and start the day, the estimate from the mechanic takes over all other thoughts in your mind.¬† You know you never should have tried to fix it yourself, but you constantly do whatever it takes to save some money. ¬†Because of your mistake, you are going…