Image of the Sydney Opera House lit up under the black night sky Creative Writing Fiction Short Story

The Opera

“Daddy, wait,” I pleaded, pulling the delicate string on my nightstand lamp to counter the darkness in the room. “What about a bedtime story?” He stood in the doorway, his hand still on the doorknob. The warm glow of the lamp illuminated his face in such a way that he appeared more tired than I […]

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Young couple holding hands Creative Writing Fiction

How The Other Feels

She feels their fingers intertwine. Inside she feels as though she is walking down the stairs on Christmas morning. Like she is at the top of a roller coaster right before you go straight down. With her all-telling grin, she looks up at him to see him as calm as ever.  He reaches for her […]

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Creative Writing Fiction Short Story

Glare

Lia let go of her luggage with one hand and ran it through her raven-black hair as she searched the platform for the best place to load her luggage. Being new to Hogwarts this year, she was determined to hide that fact as much as possible. Due to her parents’ apathy, she had not been […]

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Creative Writing Fiction Short Story

Colors

Colors and numbers. Numbers and letters. Letters and colors and sounds. Swirling and swirling and dropping him into an endless abyss. Falling. Faster. Faster. Terminal velocity. What was that word? He didn’t remember. Terminal velocity. What did it mean? He didn’t know, but he thought it was the right word. A shift. The world turned […]

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Creative Writing Fiction Short Story

Forgotten

I looked at my screen in shock, but also a little in awe. When I tried to divert my attention out the window, onto the turbojet, I couldn’t help it when I failed and my gaze fell back to my computer. My breath quickly became shallow as I absorbed the story laid out. On the […]

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