Start your story with a character saying, “Are you coming tonight?”
Posted in Middle School on Oct 25, 2022
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“If Loving You is Wrong” by Michael Martin
“Are you coming tonight?”Her alluring voice played through the phone, a siren call of smooth, sweet promises laced with unspoken dangers. A drug, one that got my heart high and my brain numb. My mind, at least its more moral aspects, screamed at me to stop before things turned physical.I’d stopped listening to that part of my psyche weeks ago.“I’m thinking about it. She knows what time to expect me, but I can tell her I hit traffic.”My chest felt like a black hole, an intense weight resting on it...
“What if stars aren’t stars at all, but holes poked at the top of a container so we can breathe?” by Kendi Karimi
"Are you coming tonight?" Perhaps there was something wrong with me, in me? Why would I like JD so much and hate his coming to my house? To my space? I knew it was safe, so which was to blame between heart and mind? Why would I want to hear his voice everyday, and everyday switch my phone off just in case he calls? Am I an alien? And then when he kept quiet, was he thinking just the same? Was he thinking about my weird ways or about his? Was he doubting everything about our everything? When the other day he asked if I ...
“Androids Don't Like Photos” by Shannon Ruane
Androids Don't Like Photos. Dr. Jacob Houghman panicked for a few moments, briefly unable to find his smartphone. He needed to place several important phone calls. "Are you coming tonight?" he asked each person and was relieved when they all said they would. He wanted everything perfect for this party. Presenting himself as an exclusive soci...
“The best worst day ever” by J D Hernandez
“Are you coming tonight?” Marcus asked staring at the oncoming traffic. His friend Cassidy made a face. “I guess, it's over on Maroa, right? Cassidy said signaling for him to run, they darted across the street. Barely making it in time. Marcus rubbed his arm sheepishly. “Please come, it will be fun I promise” “Last time you promised we would have fun, we had to outrun the c...
“Losing Friends Is Heartrending” by Johana Htwe
“Are you coming tonight?” Rachel asks me from across a table that offers six seats. She is sitting opposite to me while I am in the middle between my two friends; Meghan and Ella, and opposite to them are Rose and Lily.This is our group. We have been together since early months of first year in university. Rose, Lily, and Meghan hang out together most frequently while Rachel and Ella are closer. As for me, I show no favoritism but I usually spend more time with one of them when it comes to helping their assignments.Our surro...
“You Never Know” by Kylie Wallis
"Are you coming tonight?" Justine sighed. "Of course. I even have a costume that I wont feel ridiculous wearing." Faith laughed at the resigned tone in her friend's voice. "Cool, just making sure. Pick me up in about half an hour? Wouldn't do to show up at Lesley's place too early." "Fine."Justine pressed end call on her phone and glanced in the hallway mirror. The pale makeup made her blue eyes stand out. She buttoned up the peacock blue waistcoat and tucked in her crisp white shirt. Then she put on the matching jacket....
“All is 'not' well” by Keya Jadav
The sunlight would keep stinging your eyes unless you, yourself would stand up to draw the curtains. With legs cocked up on the table, Hemal slowly massaged her temples, convincing the disturbed soul of hers. Random thoughts came swirling inside her skull no matter how hard she tried to suppress, reforming in a hurricane of unsettlement. It’s funny how the world has changed nowadays. Her eyes kept shuffling towards her phone, getting pulled by a wireless rod. With a fraction of seconds, she snatched her phone and pressed some buttons unti...
“Luck and a Summer Wallflower” by Kathleen `Woods
“Are you coming tonight?” were the half expectant words of a now trusted confidant. In all the previous years she’d known Glika she would’ve found any such presumption dissatisfying, but having become close with her, Murcia found her hard to dismiss. Parties were easier than ever with a real friend to bother. Murcia stripped down from the already thin cover of her bathing suit, before step...
“Dream Date” by Donna Mork Reed
“Are you coming tonight?” Sue asked. This phrase I’m sure most people are delighted to hear. Yes, you’ve been included in something, hopefully fun, a party or dinner out, maybe even a movie. They are seeking out your presence at the event. They want you there. “Tonight…” I stammered. Yet in me, it instills dread, a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach, a racing heart. I kept myself from running a...
“Stranded With No WiFi Service Can Suck” by ☠️฿ⱤɆ₵₭ł₦ ₦ØⱤ₮ⱧⱤɄ₱😎
“Are you coming tonight?” I questioned to my friend Sean over the phone. “Yeah, yeah. I’ll be there with the pizza soon. I sat down on the cushy couch and turned on the TV. I scrolled all the way down to netflix and clicked on it. I turned on my favorite show that was called icarly. A few minutes later I got a call from Sean. “Hey Parker! I am stranded out in the desert so can you please co...
“Logistics” by Scott Skinner
Sean texted her, then told Courtney, "I texted her." "What did you say?" "Are you coming tonight?" "Why didn't you do it in the group chat?" "There's more pressure in the group chat, right?" "It's just a text message." "I know, but she's weird like that." "And she hasn't responded?" "Not yet." Sean was talking about his mom, who lived alone. His mom w...
“Blood Brighter Than Wine” by Silver Pen: Temporarily Inactive
TW: Graphic murder and recollections of violence. She was staring at the mirror, observing her finely-tuned features, when the phone rang. The quiet vibration caused her head to turn, curious as to who could be texting at this hour. She picked up the phone, cold brown eyes reading the message distantly. Sure enough, it was Leola. Are you coming tonight? The black text read, glowing against the comparably dark room. Another message arrived, the device sending a second vibration through her arm. Cara ...
“Adolebitque” by Joshua G. J. Insole
“Are you coming tonight?”Deana looked up from the cow udder and bucket, upon which she had focused. Nelda Wilsone leaned from behind the corner of the Blacke homestead. One hand gripped a wooden beam and she dangled at a precarious angle. Deana wondered what it would be like if she lost her grip and tumbled face-first into a cowpat. And then chastised herself for such an awful thought. God would send her straight to hell for these mental images. Be good, Deana, she told herself.Deana scrunched ...
“Fight or Flight” by Jude S. Walko
"Are you coming tonight, Sarah?", came the question from young Gerard, out of the blue.He was already dressed to the nines, and his Axe body spray was wafting over and overpowering her Kung Pao Chicken. Plus it was distracting her from being inside the horror film she was watching, even if she had seen it a hundred times. “Why on God’s green earth would I bother doing that?”, came her curt reply, between two large tablespoons of sweet and sour pork. “Because it’s Friday, you ...
“Now You See Me” by Rebekah Taboada
“Are you coming tonight? Or are you staying behind with them?” Anna looked up to see a couple hovering over her, holding hands. The man simply seemed impatient, his eyebrows raised as he waited for Anna’s response. The woman’s concerned gaze remained fixed on the sleeping children, piled together like puppies. Anna stood, brushing off the seat of her pants and stepping a few paces away from the childr...
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