Never Been Easy

Prompt of the Day Writing

The warmth trickles into her system like shower droplets, sliding slowly through her veins, blooming into a familiar tingle on the skin. She could feel his arms around her again, his breath upon her neck. She could almost hear him say something as he exhales. But nothing. She opens her eyes, closes them again, choosing …

Continue Reading

Buzzer Beater

Prompt of the Day Writing

Sometimes four seconds feel like forever. Take, for example, the last four seconds of this championship game between Kensington and Irving high schools, basketball rivals for as long as anyone could remember. Irving’s had the upper hand for two straight years now, but Kensington is determined to steal their thunder and keep their hands away …

Continue Reading

He Wins, He Loses

Prompt of the Day Writing

It is a well-known fact that Greyson Jacobs, now co-captain of Kensington High’s basketball team, is an awfully competitive son of a bitch. Case in point: this doughnut-eating contest he’s hell-bent on winning. It started as a joke between friends. Greyson didn’t have any business joining contests like this, not when he should be busier thinking …

Continue Reading

Day One Hundred

Prompt of the Day Writing

On-File: “*We Got Married” Interview Reel Im Jinah Week Twelve “It’s almost your 100th day together,” the PD says off-camera. “Are you planning something special for your husband?” The smile on Nana’s face is wide. She is ready to answer this question. “Yes.” “Tell us about it.”

Continue Reading

Maybe Some Other Day

Prompt of the Day Writing

“Today,” she tells her reflection in the mirror as she puts an earring on. “It has to be today.” She has lost count of the times she’d resolved to break up with Daniel–her boyfriend of almost three months–only for said resolve to weaken and disappear completely the moment he smiles at her. Who could blame …

Continue Reading