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Author Archives: mmccubb
It is for Short Stories! I am really looking forward to this again this year. I had such a wonderful time each time I have attempted this. Thanks to Julie for all she does.
Someone like you could make me feel pretty could warm the coldness that surrounds my heart Someone like you could make me feel needed could give me a reason to start each day Someone like you could make the … Continue reading
Answering the phone she flinches. She hopes it won’t be the same. “Hello.” Her only answer is the heavy panting as if the caller had been running. “Who is this?” asks a male voice. “Who is this?” she asks … Continue reading
Did he really say that dirty skunk shot me? Asked the little boy. The man spit his chew into the grass. “He sure did. He said it again when we him to to the hospital.” “Did that guy really shoot the Sheriff?” … Continue reading
He gazes at her porcelain face savoring the opportunity to look unnoticed. He didn’t care what people thought. To him she was one of the most beautiful girls in school. He leans toward her and whispers, “I am so sorry.” … Continue reading
A new year, a fresh spring, a new chance to do this again. I need to pull some more prompts together but am anxious to begin. I have new characters to meet, soon to be friends.
I hope you enjoy this. I am so grateful for this month, this challenge. Thank you!! The End “It’s the end, isn’t it?” Karen thought as she looked at the calendar. She saw that it was indeed the end of … Continue reading
“That stairway goes to nowhere”, I thought. I looked at it curiously. This twenty plus step ornate wooden staircase that led to nothing but air, sat near a corner in the countryside. There was no barn. There was no house. … Continue reading
Thursday comes and goes in the blink of an eye. She had hoped that he would be home today. His tour of duty was to have ended within the past two weeks. Instead, she sits by the phone and waits … Continue reading