Middle | Prompt #218

Middle | Prompt #218

Middle. She was always the middle. Never first. Never last. Just stuck. Right there. In the middle. In the shadow of Jamie’s greatness. In the wake of Allison’s brilliance. Plain old Sherry. Their music teacher, Mrs. Grey scowled fiercely over the top of her tiny...
Dating (#217)

Dating (#217)

  “Dating?” Janae sputtered. “That’s not–that’s– I don’t have to answer that.” Her face grew redder and she squared her shoulders. Her mother gave her a Look. “Is that what we’re saying these...
Strict | Prompt #23

Strict | Prompt #23

PROMPT : STRICT  Saffron rolled her eyes. “My parents are not strict,” she huffed, for the fifth time that morning. It was starting to wear on her nerves, particularly the way that neither of her friends seemed to think it was offensive to constantly share that bit of...
Look | Prompt #22

Look | Prompt #22

PROMPT : LOOK “It’s just one look,” Jason rolled his eyes. “Like, how bad could that be?” “We’re not supposed to be here,” Nathan griped. “We’re really not supposed to be here.” “Quit whining, we’re halfway there already.” “We could get killed if they find us.” Jason...
Currency | Prompt #21

Currency | Prompt #21

PROMPT : CURRENCY  “Mama, Mama!” Lindsey burst through the front door, skidding to a stop a few inches away from her mother’s workbench. The rows of factory workers barely registered the interruption in their daily duties. Save for the woman in question, who merely...
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