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The Confession

After we’d made love, I paid the hotel bill and dropped Julie back at the office. She kissed me but didn’t say anything. She looks like one of those fragile, frail women but she’s much tougher than she looks. 887 more words

Pamela Scott

Writing Tip: Make Your Characters Human

Which is easier said than done.

I’m currently on the first draft of a YA contemporary–the second YA contemporary I’ve ever attempted to write. (Third, if you count… 634 more words


The Woman At The End Of The Street

‘You can’t do anything right can you? You’re a useless fucking bitch!’ her husband James says, hurling his dinner plate towards her.

The plate whizzes towards her head. 1,126 more words

Pamela Scott

First Draft: Glimpses

There’s a lot to be said about the moments in which eye contact occurs. Human contact is rooted in more than just the physical. This had often been the thought of Arina Fernandez each morning that she awoke. 1,707 more words



Hurricane, Hurricane.
There’s something I just can’t let go of,
I know I grow worse, I get colder
I know I’ve grown in soul, and persona… 106 more words

Good Girls Go To Heaven

‘Come on Janie, it’s your turn’ Louise said.

Janie tried to shrink into the crowd and make herself invisible. She knew what Louise and her new friends wanted her to do. 751 more words

Pamela Scott

Beach Day

hot sand,
ice cold water,
wet kisses –

Copyright © 2016 by Pamela Scott

This is my final poems for NaPoWriMo 2016. The prompt was to translate a poem which didn’t appeal so I wrote a diamond poem instead.

Pamela Scott