- Charles W. Jones | @ChuckWesJ
- Sheilagh Lee | @SweetSheil
- Mark A. Morris
- Tina Glasneck | @TinaGlasneck
- Bill Engleson | @billmelaterplea
- Siobhan Muir | @SiobhanMuir
- Cate Derham | @Cate_Derham
- Silver James | @SilverJames_
- Barbe Crabtree | @ComeOnPeopl
- Rose Sharon | @ssogioka
- Kel J. Heinen | @Aightball
- M.T. Decker | @mishmhem
- Cara Michaels | @caramichaels
Kel J. Heinen | @Aightball
Katheryn says: It's an easy scene to picture, and reading it felt like settling into a familiar, comforting setting. The relationships between the characters and their personalities come across very clearly. They feel natural and real, despite how short the piece is.
Silver James | @SilverJames_
Katheryn says: You can feel Zoe's apprehension and nerves, and it's almost like you're in her shoes. I found myself breathing a sigh of relief when Zoe got Mrs. Tate's approval. A fun piece!
Cate Derham | @Cate_Derham
Katheryn says: I'm a sucker for vampires, and this is a take I haven't seen before. The hints of sci-fi and vampires mingling makes me curious as to where this story could go. Alex, Eve, and Sofia come across as fully fleshed characters and I want to know more about them!
Charles W. Jones | @ChuckWesJ
Katheryn says: There's a lot going on here and a lot to unpack.That's a ton of story for so few words, and leaves me wanting to read what happened before and what's going to happen after. Why do these women have so much to hide? It's a great, tension-filled piece.
Elise shook her head as her trembling fingers unbuttoned her husband’s shirt, finding sweetness in the quick assessment of the woman’s normal gruff exterior.
“If you’re unafraid of seeing mortal wounds and a nude man,” Petula said to Daphne, Minora, and Felicity. “Stay, otherwise…” None moved. “Felicity, fill the pot on the stove from the well.” Fear flickered in the young woman’s eyes; she didn’t blame her for not wanting to go outside alone. “Daphne, help her.” They disappeared from the room. “Minora, his boots.”
Petula’s husband and Dr. Avery burst into the house, then the room where Conrad laid on the table, blood oozing from him.
“What the hell happened?” the doctor asked.
“Bear attack,” Petula answered, confident with the lie. “The girls and I had finished our bible study when we heard a rumble of growls, then screams.”
“Pretty late for that, isn’t it?” Dr. Avery glanced at Elise.
Petula gave him a sharp look, continuing, “They’ve been awful this year.”
Once he’d stitched up Conrad, and told Elise how to care for the wounds, the doctor left the house as the clock struck three.
“Your families must be worried sick,” Elise said.
“We told them we’d be late with Petula at church,” Minora said.
“You’re staying the night?” Elise stared at the woman, the group had serious problems with the truth.
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