Tag Archives: Suspense

4:39AM

4:37AM. Tuesday morning. She laid on the bed, motionless. No sound. No ideas. No thoughts. Only the image of my sweet queen lying on the bed, fighting for her life. She fell into a deep slumber one day and has … Continue reading

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Monologue: To My Friend

About this Piece To My Friend is a monologue/eulogy given by a fictional character on the death of his best friend, Thomas. Both characters met in the 3rd grade and experienced bullying in school as they aged. The death of Thomas … Continue reading

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To My Unknown Father

About the Piece To My Unknown Father is a creative non-fiction piece first written in my Writing 25: Introduction to Creative Writing Course at UC Merced in 2013. The piece follows my story of not knowing my father and my … Continue reading

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The Stare of a Toddler

The store was packed as always, but Andrew needed to buy some Tylenol for his headache that hasn’t disappeared for several days now. As Andrew approached the medicine aisle, he caught the glimpse of a toddler in the rear of … Continue reading

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Scribble #4: An Island

Prompt: You wake up one day on an island alone. There’s a crate with a paper attached to it that reads, “Open when ready.” You are unable to move the crate.  In 350 words or less, write a journal/diary entry describing your time … Continue reading

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