Dawn of Battle [Short Story]

A half-full bladder and the sounds of buzzing had awoken me.

The sun was creeping through the slits in the curtains and the previous night’s sleeping tablets had started to wear off. The kickback to reality and the small, itchy spots all over my body meant one thing: I was going to war.

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I’m no longer taking part in reading challenges

At the start of every year (or even a few days before), Goodreads asks users to set a reading challenge for themselves. Uses can then put in any number of books they’d like to read within that year. Book clubs also do that. However, at the end of the year, those who read the most (well over one hundred books, at least) also get the most praise. It’s intimidating, to say the least.

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It’s Raining Somewhere Else [Short Story]

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Soft droplets hit the glass without making a sound.

The rain started earlier that day and continued on into the late afternoon. No one else in the house had noticed it, except for the young boy, Nathan. He sat in the living room, on a couch far too big for his size and stared out of the bay window in front of him. Continue reading “It’s Raining Somewhere Else [Short Story]”