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SHORT STORY: The visitors

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Harriet wondered how many ways there were to arrange cakes on a plate. She had tried putting the chocolate flake cakes around the edge and the battenburg slices upright in the middle, then thought the slices would look better laid flat, stacked in a descending layer. 1,738 more words

Fiction Writing

Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Roommate Gone?

So, this week, my 642 Things to Write About prompt is quite vague.

The eighth topic is: The long-lost roommate.

My answer:

My long-lost roommate is the one I haven’t met yet. 264 more words

157. The Long Haul

When a loner long-haul trucker discovers a teenage runaway hidden in his load, he vows he will return her to her family, only to learn that she is in fact his daughter from a long-ago affair and that she has no intention of going back to her mother.


Day 8

Five days a week my sister calls me at about 7am. Sometimes we chat for 300 minutes at a time. I am not kidding.

We were not raised together, and only connected about 6 years ago.  124 more words