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

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)