That’s Unfortunate

CheneyWriting Challenges8 Comments

“Seriously?” I cradle my head in my hands. The room spins. Jesse shrugs. “They’re out of the bag.” “Is that supposed to be a joke?” Jesse snorts, and I shudder. “Yeah, they just fell out when I was movin’ ’em. Slippery-ass bodies.”


CheneyThe Hannah Sketches, Writing Challenges10 Comments

“Tell me again about the last time you saw her.” “Seriously? I’ve told you at least a hundred times.” “Then we’re gonna make it a hundred and one and a hundred and fifty if need be. Tell.” Evan Mulraney sighed and ran a hand through his hair, the other hand loosely clasped around his tepid cup of police station coffee. … Read More

Seven Years

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Next Friday is my parent’s 20th wedding anniversary. It also happens to be the seventh anniversary of the last time I saw your face. Seven years have passed since you told me you loved me and I believed you meant it for the first time. Seven years have gone by since you told me you wanted babies, that you wanted … Read More

Work in Progress

CheneyBlogging Challenges, On Writing, Writing Challenges1 Comment

A few days ago I printed out all fifty pages of my most recent Work in Progress. It felt like such a momentous thing to do, as this WIP is only as recent as November, because it’s the NaNoWriMo novel I gave up on. I spent some time reading through it, marveling at how I had forgotten what it was … Read More

Nano Poblano Blog Hop Story – Day 9

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I was thrilled this evening when a little ping on my phone alerted me to a new comment which was actually an invitation from Destino to participate in the #teampepper NaNoPoBlaNo blog hop story. I got excited about this blog hop story the first time I saw it. I remember when I was in elementary school my friend Michelle and … Read More