Paired Prose: Desert Heart

A kid confronts a wanted outlaw in the unforgiving west.

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Paired Prose: Stone Man

This week’s Paired Prose prompt is “calcify!” Be sure to check out Andy’s entry, “Desert Heart.” “How’s he doing?” asked James, hugging his sister, Katie. “The doctors are optimistic,” answered Katie, releasing their embrace and chewing on her fingernail. “Optimistic about what? That he’s going to get out of here?” Katie shrugged. “Yeah, I guess…

Paired Prose: Trust

This week’s prompt for Paired Prose is “avaricious.” Check out Andy’s entry HERE! “You’re quite right about them all, you know,” said Edwin, pouring steaming liquid into a teacup. He then lifted the teacup and saucer from the silver tray it was on and handed it to Marcus. “I’ve never seen such a ravenous group of…

The Crush

“It’s not like we’ve got to worry about work tomorrow,” said Kevin, reclining in the sand and swilling from a bottle of whiskey. The ocean laid in front of them, the stars reflecting off of the waves as they lapped upon the beach. “Isn’t that messed up, though?” asked Mel, as she hugged her knees to…