Category Archives: Writing

You Are Home

You Are Home Gravel crunched under the tires. The sound of home on Cape Cod. Amy came to a stop at the back of the house and cut the engine. She looked out of the bug-spattered windshield at the neglected … Continue reading

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Troy

This is a recent creative writing assignment – write a 2500 word short story. I am posting the original but have put it back to a work in progress to rework the ending. Troy ‘I’ll get it, Mom.’ Dex called … Continue reading

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Ahuvati – Screenplay Version

The assignment was to write this in spec script style: Ahuvati Screenplay

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Ahuvati – Short Story Format

He was alone in the churning surf. A ship stacked with multi-coloured containers drifted on the horizon out in the Mediterranean. He caught a wave and cruised on it as far as it would take him before being dumped off … Continue reading

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8 Seconds

**This story is from my final assignment for the OU A215 course.** Eight seconds, that’s all it would take, then he’d be done for the day. Wade hung his head over the small stainless steel sink and tried to breathe. … Continue reading

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Rodeo Research

For my final piece on the OU A215 course a story about a cowboy came into my head one day in March/April. I’d never been into western riding or cowboys, ever, but there the idea was so I went with … Continue reading

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – Goodreads Review

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wow, what a read! What totally insane characters. I loved how my allegiance to the two main protagonists/antagonists shifted, I loved how the story kept me guessing, I loved … Continue reading

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