A prose poem I am up in the sky collecting stars. One for each strand of your hair. I will weave them in while you are sleeping. They will glow against your pillow as you dream. But in the morning, when you wake, you won’t see them. They’ll fade with the light like all stars … Continue reading Collecting Stars
Please enjoy this very (very) short story for Halloween He comes to her in the moments between sleep and waking. She thinks he is a dream but he knows that he is not. He doesn’t know what he is exactly. She finds herself going to bed earlier, waking later—seeking him out in those hidden, sleep-infused … Continue reading Dream Lover
Ghost Story Contest Winner!
The following is the winner of The Story Club Ghost Story Contest. To become a Story Club VIP, click here. GHOSTED by Dr. Agonson The doorbell rang with an insistent temerity. A glance at my phone, and my eyes were blinded by the bright screen. 5:03, and no texts, no calls, nothing. She was ghosting … Continue reading Ghost Story Contest Winner!
Rose Without A Thorn
A Tudor ghost story by Faith Moore The moon shines down on the Tower of London, which squats like an ancient toad by the river Thames. Water, sloshing against the banks in the wake of a solitary ferry boat, freezes in a thin sheet on the jetty. A bitter, February wind whistles around the towers, … Continue reading Rose Without A Thorn
Ghost Story Contest!!
The Story Club is hosting a ghost story contest! Anyone can enter and the winning story will be published here on my blog. Read on for more info! Rules: Your submission should be no longer than 700 wordsYour submission must be an actual ghost story — must revolve around a supernatural occurrence, not just blood … Continue reading Ghost Story Contest!!
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The Girl Who Wasn’t There (A Modern Fairy Tale)
Once upon a time there was a girl who didn’t exist. She lived in a room that wasn’t there, surrounded by things that never were. A doll with blonde ringlets that could say the word “mama.” A rocking horse with a unicorn horn. A lovingly knitted pink blanket trimmed with lace. A book of fairy … Continue reading The Girl Who Wasn’t There (A Modern Fairy Tale)
‘The Witcher’ (Surprisingly) Has A Lot To Say About Reality
THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR NETFLIX’S THE WITCHER On the one hand, Netflix’s The Witcher looks like a feminist dream come true. It’s wide array of “powerful” women — a queen leading her troops into battle, sorceresses guiding the fate of history, a young girl fighting back against men who want to harm her — … Continue reading ‘The Witcher’ (Surprisingly) Has A Lot To Say About Reality
Frozen 2 (Unintentionally?) Reverses Its Original Message, And It’s Glorious
THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR FROZEN AND FROZEN 2 Despite all my best intentions, I didn’t make it to see Frozen II until today. I’d meant to see it immediately upon its release so that I could rant, in a timely manner, about a movie I was sure I’d hate. But illness and a (planned) … Continue reading Frozen 2 (Unintentionally?) Reverses Its Original Message, And It’s Glorious
Snow White’s Kiss: A Haunted Fairy Tale
This is an original ghost story written by me. Scroll down to hear me read the story aloud. Happy Halloween! The maiden lies on the mountaintop, entombed in glass and gathering dust. Her snow-white skin and blood red lips, her hair as black as ebony wood, belie how long she’s slept. Something has gone wrong. … Continue reading Snow White’s Kiss: A Haunted Fairy Tale