Write a story about an author who has just published a book.
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“Blood, Sweat, and Tears.” by Batool Hussain
‘Mama’s decisive girl,’ her mother used to say. ‘You got it from your daddy. A tenacious soul he was.’ It was her daddy’s dream, after all, to see her become a writer, but God willingly, both of them left her early, too early thought Rosé. A tear streamed down her face, then another. Quickly, she wiped them away.It was when the clock struck twelve that Rosé realized it was the meeting day with Mr. Danniell. Grabbing the essential documents, she hurried down the staircase straight into the car. The hippocampus i...
“The End of All Days” by Izzy Kitsune
Thunk. Another book is dropped onto my desk. “This one needs to be completed by tomorrow morning”. I look up and see my boss walking away. I exhale slowly, trying to calm myself. All day, my boss had been dropping more and more books to be edited on my desk as if I wasn’t already in the middle of other books too! Not that I wasn’t grateful to have gotten this job though, not at all. I had graduated English Literature in ...
“What A Book Brings” by BRoOkE HAs A COwBoY HAt
Author's Note : I need to give credit to Caleb Weigt, who unknowingly gave me the idea for this story. This story is sort of based off his story, Good News, so go read it! Enjoy!I woke up one morning to hear my doorbell ding-dong a million times and shouts from outside. I crawled out of bed and changed quickly and brushed my hair before going downstairs and to my front door. Before opening it, I peeked out the window and saw about fifty people standing right outside my house. I opened the door and was s...
“Sequel to the Apocalypse” by Joshua G. J. Insole
1Baldahr Seltro didn’t mean to cause The Great Undead Uprising of the third century (third century post-Reckoning, that was) but cause it he did.To understand how Mr Seltro caused this slight little mishap, one must first understand the difference between intelligence and wisdom. You see, Baldahr possessed plenty of the former — bucketloads, in fact — but almost none of the latter. Intelligence, they sa...
“Dream No More” by Jonathan Blaauw
The old apartment was dusty with disuse and the stale air gave the place an unmistakable feeling of abandoned neglect. George wandered from room to room, opening windows as he went, examining the artifacts of a life once lived, an existence all but forgotten. The stranger who’d lived here had been his father. George had been born and raised in London. His parents had divorced when he was young,...
“Why Do You Write?” by ℤ ℍ☮️
“Why do you write?” She smiles at me, with her tall clipboard in hand, looking at her lined paper and then back at me in rapid intervals. Her smooth hair is dark as fudge. A clear pink clip is pulling up her thick side bang to her ears.The room is small. With a tiny window covered in smoggy sunshine looking out to a blurred version of a long winding road crowded with colourful cars.“Uhh-for money. It’s a job to keep me living.” My head jogs, and I try to recall the time when I first wrote. The brook is ...
“Good News” by ✎💎 ℂａŁ𝔢в 𝐖𝐄𝓲Ǥ𝐓 ♡💀
I was eleven years old at the time that my book was released. I didn't think it was going to get too much traction because the book was called "Relationship Advice from an 11 Year Old." I've had my fair share of things, and I really didn't want to write the book but my older brother said I'd be helping a lot of people. So I wrote it. It took me seven painfully long months, but I did it. For the first few days, nothing ha...
“a Single reminder ” by Anja Z
… “No Pete don’t!” I scream. My pulse speeds up. It’s too late. … In a busy neighbourhood, if you can call it one. Their Mother and I live. We live together with Aunt Rose and Mr Toby. We don’t have much, but we have one another. Aunty Sam lives next door and Mr Ross across from us with their kids and all relatives. Mr Ross’s kid is m...
“Journey to the Magic of the Big World” by Meckalay Wyatt
It was just in no time, the internet went crazy over this new book 'The Magic of the Big World' by Eames Smith - the new writer in town. All the readers and most of the non-readers were reviewing his book. The book sets out the new social media and twitter trends. News channels interviewed 'this new writer', and the thing that astounded us was his rude and ignorant kind of behavior in his interviews. After reading the bo...
“dead cat” by Masha Kurbatova
I’m laying in bed, not so much a bed, a bedframe with a memory foam mattress that accelerated my spinal problems all through adolescence. The scene is familiar, it’s nightime, the yellow light bounces off yellow walls and reflects off the window and even the moon shies away, and there’s a ladybug making dumb circles around the room, droning like the teeniest fighter jet. My carpet is nasty -- I never bothered to vacuu...
“Look at Life from Both Sides Now” by Kathleen March
The mother and daughter were walking through a small stretch of woods near the college campus. It was a small college, but the grounds were always well kept. One of the popular areas of study was permaculture. Anybody who knew the college and Maine could see immediately that they were perfect for each other. The environment simply imposed itself on residents of the area. No one who has chosen to live or study in that part of the world would be able to survive anywhere else. No one who has spent years there can comprehend why people would ...
“To F., in silence” by Theodora Simões
"I didn't want him, I wanted the impossibility of him", Louise tried to convince herself as soon she saw Fernand. When his imponent figure walked inside that delicate environment, she was awe itself. A smile was conceived in her mind but all that came to her lips was a clumsy stretch of her trembling lips over her teeth. He's here, she thought,
“Altared States” by John K Adams
Bert went over his book notes. This would be the first interview of a series his agent scheduled for Bert for him to promote his magnum opus. This would be Bert’s big break. Or so Manny, his agent, insisted. The travel expenses came out of his advance so he needed a successful tour. Bert couldn’t believe it played out this way. Writing this memoir had been like drawing his own blood every day for six weeks. Exposi...
“Not Your Typical Book on Necromancy” by Harken Void
“And stay out!” The glistening golden-white doors slammed shut with a melodic choir of singing angels. A soft puff of holy energy tickled Detholian under the nose and made him sneeze. Then, the door suddenly opened again, and out came flying a bound stack of parchment. “And keep your foul bundle of horror!” The parchment landed in the dirt and the door slammed shut again. Detholian sneezed once more. “Yeah, yeah,” the necromancer sniffed. &ldq...
“An Author's Consequence” by Zahra Daya
My eyes burnt with exhaustion as I tossed in bed yet again to check my phone for any notifications. By now, there should be hundreds rolling in. I just couldn’t understand it. A Crook’s Consequence had been published a week ago and only ten orders had come in. As it was, paying rent was a struggle, and Lara had been fired from her job last week for there had been a burglary at the house she was cleaning at, the...
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