Stories tagged “characters”

  • School Bus (Mature)

    Julia was a mystery Nicole desperately wanted to unlock; try on for size. She had a routine she went through. First, she’d wait for George, the driver, to have his attention elsewhere. Then she’d take off her pantyhose, stuff them in her bag, pull ...

    • Author: Nancy
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Today we are real, and not on a screen.

    We are not cool. We don’t know what we’re doing, really, and if we do know we’re not sure if it will work. We can’t remember important things sometimes, we have to write stuff down a lot and the more organized of us use a planne...

  • EXACTLY Characters

    Scotty:15 yr old. Brown hair n eyes. Popular boy in school cuz he plays baseball. No 1 really knows him though. He wants 2 play guitar n hes found the perfect girl 2 play for. its not his gf either. The girl is worth it but once he talks 2 her shes def...

  • Percolate, Postulate Or Both?

    Percolate. Not what’s supposed to be happening while you sit in Geometry class. “Which Postulate would you use to prove A is equal to C?” The characters are running around in my mind like crazed maniacs, all begging for my attention. ...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Little Red House

    Her glasses are tossed into the pile. Belatedly, a small hand slips into hers, frigid and grimy; and she grips it. They are going together.

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Acrylic

    Acrylic reclined, scratching his scalp. It had been voided of all hair, the normal human mane replaced by all sorts of transmitters, diodes, and inputs. His porcupine head interfaced with literally dozens of computer systems, and—consciously and ...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Routine Mechanics

    I slowly wound open the other eye at Master Engineer Joe. “You sure, Em-ee? Harrigan?” “Yeah, told me in a roundabout way to get you off your ass and up to the forecastle, so yes I’m pretty sure.” I sighed. “I need t...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • My Characters

    When the characters in your writing go from who you secretly want to be, to who you are that’s when the story has value.

  • The Proof Is In The Pants

    What if, Perchance, The plaintiff, Sir Pants, Caught the defendants, Sir Pull, Mrs. Miserable, and Maestro Throw All hurling his purple girdle in a photo That’s dated The day he waited Bare brass button naked For the bus? Thus the catalyst For...

  • What We Seek

    “Ghost-men should pray and seek the…” A sharp voice cut his sentence short, “Ortiz, what are you mumbling about? Wait, don’t answer that. I don’t care. Get that knot undone and get in.” The silence of a wet daw...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Solitary Girl

    I chose the farthest corner possible. Tucked away the best I could manage, I observed the hundreds of people within the food court. Friends grouped together, couples holding hands. Some young, some old. As I scanned the faces within the crowd, I began ...

    • Author: musicgirl
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Mansion On A Mountain

    There is a three-story mansion. It is built of brick, resorted from an original nineteenth century structure, but most cannot see this from a far distance. Often, the building is lost in the fog, even during daylight hours. At night, a light from antiq...

  • The Cookbook Part I

    Sam unwrapped the book, leaving the brown paper intact. Sitting in the middle was her latest purchase. She couldn’t resist buying used cookbooks, the kind that were full of handwritten recipes passed through families, stains of ingredients and me...

    • Author: Nancy
    • Posted about 5 years ago.