Write a story about two people in a long-distance relationship, driving to a location mid-way between both their cities.
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“Plans” by Daniel Munoz
Michael finished packing his stuff and loading the car early on Monday evening. Even when he was driving to the campground late on Tuesday. It was not his first time camping, or the first time he went to Lake Crescent. He was actually a great fan of the lake. Especially now with the nice weather in August.
“Kiss Hello, Kiss Good-bye” by John K Adams
“Welcome to paradise, Sam! Want a beer?”Samantha stood over Greg who sipped his beer by the campfire. “What are you doing?”“Camping.” He grinned up at her. The afternoon sun gave her a halo. “You didn’t say anything about camping.”“Surprise!”“I don’t like camping.”“You used to camp with your family all the time.”“’Used to…’ Do you understand past tense?”Greg poked the fire.Samantha caught his attention. “I didn’t pack for camping. I don’t like sleeping in the ...
“A Road Leads to Two Destinations” by Arthur Tiberio
The coffee steamed very gently in his hand, sending plumes of steam like cigar smoke around his slicked back hair. He wasn't a usual partaker of the habit, but the drive was a long one, with many miles still to go, and the espresso helped him think. Whether or not that was a good thing was yet to be seen.He was a young man. What does that mean? His head was full of fancy yet - dreams and ambition and ideals. Love was prominent among them, for Matthew was a firm believer in the innate power of that theoretical philosophy of Man. All...
“Northern Belle” by James Offenha
Skype/FaceTime was a Godsend. Saying a long-distant relationship is challenging is like saying to a NASA engineer the sun is hot. It’s obvious. We have to trust each other to obey the Seventh Commandment (even though we’re not married, we still consider cheating adultery). But today is the day we each start driving toward each other. See, my name is George, and the way I see it, phone sex is the next best thing to sex, but it still isn’t sex. Now, as any good man can tell you a relationship is more than sex,...
“The Journey ” by Isabella Gessner
The thing I loved most about Conrad was his smile. It was the first thing I noticed about him. His thin lips had formed a toothy grin, a smile that showed his affection towards everyone surrounding him. I saw him at a party. My brother's graduation party. I approached him, drawn in by his smile. How his teeth shined like the moon in a pitch-black night. He was talking to a few guys. I didn't pay much attention to anyone else. I walked right up to the dark-haired, blue-eyed, tall guy, who I knew nothing about. But I wanted to.
“I'll meet you in Centerville.” by John Steckley
I’ll Meet You in Centerville They did not know the complications they would get themselves involved when they first met. Both Beth and Bob were going to a conference of chemistry professors. The fates put them side by side on the plane leaving for the conference site. He was already sitting in his seat, when Beth arrived, somewhat breathless as her connecting flight had been late. When she looked down, she saw him writing chemical symbols on a pad of paper. “You’re going to the chem-con...
“The Trial” by Samael Taman
Eric took a long drag of his cigarette and sighed. Damn. “Something the matter?” Eric continued driving as he turned to see his friend Josh sitting in the passenger seat. “Nothing.” “C’mon,” Josh said nudging him with his elbow, “I know when something’s bothering you. What’s the matter?” &nbsp...
“Two and a Half More Years” by Elena Carden
He knew the drive from Oxford to Athens perfectly, the five major roads that separated him from his high-school-sweetheart-turned-long-distance-college-girlfriend. He drove it every other Sunday and he always drove this direction at night. Unlike nearly every other drive anywhere, he didn’t need his GPS for this one. He’d be on the road for just under an hour, home before ten p.m., ready to sleep in his lofted bed for a few hours before his eight a.m. Chemistry class Monday...
“It's Not You” by Debbie Edwards
My heart was pounding. I hadn't seen Jeff in over a year even though we had made numerous attempts to meet at our special spot. The last time we tried, Jeff's jeep broke down and the money he would have spent on our meeting ended up going to his transmission. I couldn't make sense of the way he had changed. It's not like he didn't love me anymore, but he just wasn't the same. Something subtle had crept over him. His letters were awkward. And even his voice sounded different like he had been sick or something."Are you sure you're go...
“On The Other Side of the Line” by Shalom Aranas
On The Other Side of the LineI met him online. Tom Hankford is a line man whose narratives of his experiences in climbing those lofty poles somehow attracted my heartstrings. I could feel his heart beating through those lines I’ve always ignored in our skies. We talked over Skype. Sometimes he’d show me the sky or a flock of crows perched on the belts of electricity lines. I was struck by this man who could find poetry in the most plainest of events as though the silence up there had fortified his longi...
“My Once In A Lifetime” by Trinity Smithers
Of all the days in her life, Juliet had never known of another instance in which she felt more joy than she did at the moment. In just a few short hours she would soon come face to face with the person who's made her life feel so complete ever since they encountered on another on such a random occurrence. She wasn't one for social media but he made her laugh unlike any other so she felt it was inevitable that she'd give him a chance.
“Journey Beautiful Then Destination” by Harita Rao
In front of Henna were the approved applications of her dream college in Paris. She applied for this college of arts last year too but her age limit was the barrier and instead she got huge amount of money as her painting was the most beautiful in the exhibition. That painting was depiction of her heart and before leaving the country she wanted to go to the place that was background of her winning display."Yugul, I have to go on a long road trip.So, prepare yourself accordingly by 7 in the morning.You got it?"she said to her driver...
“Gramama Knows.” by Violet Anne
Jessica was so thrilled right now, that she was practically jumping as she sat up in her bed. This day wasn't an ordinary day, no - today, Jessica was going to meet her boyfriend. I know, it doesn't sound that exciting. You probably see your girlfriend or boyfriend more than twice a week, or something like that. But this relationship? This was different. Because for her whole entire life, Jessica had never once met her boyfriend. She was nineteen and never had her first kiss yet, but that's because she...
“Made for You” by Rebekah Oberson
Reedsy Submission: On The RoadMade for YouBy: Rebekah Oberson Michaela Jeffreys was meeting Henry Marshall tonight for one last celebratory dinner. Michaela accepted a position apprenticing under her mother, Claire at her Wedding Dress shop, “Bridal Bliss” while Henry accepted a summer internship with his Uncle James' furniture business, “Made for You”. Their last night together, Henry and Michaela had agreed to meet at Bekka's Books and Brew for one last time before the summer....
“Destiny and Fate Await” by Gail S Kibby White
It had been months since I broke up with Ben. We first met one Saturday evening. A few friends and I were out dancing in a local singles club. He asked me to dance. I said, “Yes,” and we ended up dating for almost two years.Going through a messy divorce, he had moved out and lived alone. I foolishly disregarded the ‘red flag warning signs.’ We had a lot in common, and I enjoyed his company.Educated, handsome, tall with dark wavy hair, he was hard to resist.One night a year ago, we were in a restaurant having dinner. W...
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