To the Reader

Before you think I’m channelling Baudelaire, never fear–although, there’s plenty to be said for him and his poetry! I’ve noticed there’s several new faces in my follower column and, as I’ve been sadly MIA from this space, I wanted to thank all of you (new followers and old) for reading and following and generally making this writing thing feel less like shouting into the void. If you’re new, I’d love to get to know you. If you’ve been following along for a while, mea culpa–I haven’t forgotten you or this blog, thanks for staying with it.

Lastly, because the only words I seem to have to spare these days are the words of others, here’s a little rock n’ roll from some Texas boys to spice up your Thursday.

 

JESSICA – Part One

Hannah:

Jessica Week is here!! You’ve probably always wondered–WHO IS JESSICA B. BELL? Now’s your chance to find out!

Originally posted on Being the Memoirs of Helena Hann-Basquiat, Dilettante:

“She’s gone,” I cried, running carelessly up the creaky basement stairs. If I wasn’t careful, I could trip and break my neck.

“Who?” Penny asked. My niece had been ignoring my frantic behaviour for the past half hour, but she finally broke her silence.

“Jessica,” I said. “She’s just… gone.”

There are rumours that I keep a writer trapped in my basement, chained to a chair, writing stories by candlelight in her own blood on dirty yellowed parchment, but I assure you, those rumours are exaggerations, darlings. Jessica is and always was here of her own free will. She’s a strange one, I’ll give you that, but I didn’t abuse her. You have to believe me.

“Where would she go?” Penny wondered. “I mean, does she have any family, or friends, or…”

I looked at Penny as if to ask what she was thinking, or rather, to remember who…

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Cristin Harber vs. Jonas Lee

Hannah:

Vote for the next round of stories on Write Club Fight Club — Delta: Revenge and Little Gods !!

Originally posted on Write Club Fight Club:


Please take a moment to look at both fighters, which one appeals to you more. The titles will link you to their story. Fighters names are removed to try and even out any odds and are reflected in no particular order. Feel free to add comments below for their improvement, as well as the improvement of WCFC. Don’t forget to tell us who won!


 Little Gods


Delta: Revenge


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Hannah:

My story is up against one by Jeyna Grace over at Write Club Fight Club–for this round, stories had to start with “It began last fall in the woods” and deal with the theme of revenge. The entries are anonymous, so read each piece and vote in the handy poll!

Originally posted on Write Club Fight Club:


Please take a moment to look at both fighters, which one appeals to you more. The titles will link you to their story. Fighters names are removed to try and even out any odds and are reflected in no particular order. Feel free to add comments below for their improvement, as well as the improvement of WCFC. Don’t forget to tell us who won!


 The Duffle Bag


Crescent City


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Hannah Sears vs. Jeyna Grace