The Basket – Easter Weekend

This is a work of fiction. I jumped off the couch and ran to my fallen sister. I barely noticed the book and my project hitting the floor. I wasn’t fast enough to catch her, but she didn’t hit her head on the way down. I checked for a pulse. There was none. She wasn’t… Continue reading The Basket – Easter Weekend

NaNoWriMo 2020 Romance Novel Chapter 23

Chapter 23: Melanie I hear Martin’s car in the garage, and then he comes into the house. “Hi,” I call. He comes into the living room. He’s pale. “Are you okay?” “I feel like a criminal.” “What?” “In a way, I am one. I just got a speeding ticket.” “Joseph gets those sometimes. Mom yells… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 Romance Novel Chapter 23

NaNoWriMo 2020 Romance Novel Chapter 21

Chapter 21: Susan It’s been thirty days since the summons was published in the paper. Even through a lawyer, I’m not going to communicate with Martin. Besides, a lawyer would need to know my address, and I don’t trust anybody anymore. I’ve seen Matthew a couple of times. We went to McDonald’s. We talked. We… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 Romance Novel Chapter 21

NaNoWriMo 2020 Romance Novel Chapter 20

Chapter 20: Melanie Martin still doesn’t like the idea of a guy doing my ultrasound, so I reschedule it for when he’s at work. “I won’t ask for any information without you there. But they need to do this.” The person doing the ultrasound is a woman. She’s brusk and business-like. In fact, she doesn’t… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 Romance Novel Chapter 20