Teen Wolf Fanfiction for Throwback Thursday #38

Photo by Neil Rosenstech on Unsplash. Yes, I said Teen Wolf fanfiction. I had a phase, more recently that I care to admit, where I binge-watched the show and started a fanfiction about it. I was planning to turn it into a Gothic novel parody, in which each of the characters embodied some sort of Gothic archetype: the … Continue reading Teen Wolf Fanfiction for Throwback Thursday #38

Throwback Thursday #25–In the Room

Photo by Teddy Kelley on Unsplash I wrote this bit about six and a half years ago for a writing assignment but ended up writing and submitting a story I liked better. This one has stayed hidden away until now. *** In humble tribute to the poet James Thomson The ghost, who was not a fellow to presume … Continue reading Throwback Thursday #25–In the Room

Throwback Thursday #18

Here's a poem I wrote about five years ago. At the time I had an assignment to write for a class, and had absolutely no inspiration. No inspiration for anything I thought was good, anyway. I penned the following poem in the midst of my frustration that night. *** The Page's Epitaph This paper waits; … Continue reading Throwback Thursday #18

Riding the Bus on a Sunny Afternoon

Photo Credit: Anurag Bakhshi 200 words Delightfully sunny, that's what the bus driver had called it. Sunlight made her nauseated, and the blue sky--well, frankly it was painful to look at. Wednesday curled further into her window seat and brooded. What if she poisoned everyone? After all, she would rather ride in a hearse. The … Continue reading Riding the Bus on a Sunny Afternoon

Throwback Thursday #14

Ugh. I want to get back to posting regularly, but there's this thing called motivation that I just don't have at the moment. Anyway. Here's a short piece for today's Throwback Thursday post, written in the fall of 2014. *** It began with a journey and an unfortunately-misplaced cat and a monstrous puddle of muck. … Continue reading Throwback Thursday #14

Throwback Thursday #8

Today's Throwback Thursday story is a parody of Gothic fiction and one that I had a great time writing. I laughed aloud by myself as the words poured onto the page one summer evening. *** Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash The night had grown darker with the rain; and a young man named Bastien … Continue reading Throwback Thursday #8

A Bother of Wings

https://purpldragon.wordpress.com/2018/04/16/image-writing-prompt-146/ 339 words “Just relax. You’ll be fine!” Penny called. She raced around the garage, her little legs scrambling with anxiety, faster and faster. “I’m better than fine! This is amazing!” Oliver shouted back from near the ceiling, then careened into a stack of empty cardboard boxes. He bounced to the ground and looked stunned. … Continue reading A Bother of Wings

The House Turned Inside-Out (Friday Fictioneers)

Photo prompt credit Yarnspinnerr https://rochellewisoff.com/2018/04/11/13-april-2018/ Genre: speculative fiction Word count: 100 My bedframe insists on sinking into the grass. At first I tried heaving it out, but it's too far gone now. Besides, that's the least of my problems. My kitchen has turned into a feeding ground for squirrels. And ants. And bees. I, on … Continue reading The House Turned Inside-Out (Friday Fictioneers)