Conversations with My Main Characters Pt. 3

Me: Ok, Toberino. We need to talk. Toby: *not looking up from his phone* Okay. Me: See, I’m reading through the last book, and I can’t help but notice that you’re kind of… Toby: *arches eyebrow* M: You’re a bit of a dick. Toby: And? Me: I mean, you aren’t unlikeable. But, you kind of [...]

Conversations with my Main Characters Pt. 2

Toby: *standing over my shoulder, arms crossed* Hey, I thought you already edited this part. Me; *continues to type like I didn’t hear him* Toby: Isn't this like the 20th time you've read it. Me: 😡 Toby: This is why you don’t publish more than once a year. Me: *types faster* Toby: You should learn [...]

The Sleep Demon

Story contributed by Anonymous: Edited for Flow J.L.: Want to hear about my sleep paralysis? Me: Sure. I’ve had that. It’s freaky. J.L.: Usually, when I get sleep paralysis, it is when I am laying on my back, but this last time I was sleeping face down. It felt like there was someone on my [...]

The Possessed Recorder

This story contributed by yours truly. Me: That reminds me of my own nursing home spooky experience. I was in my early 20s but a lot of the new CNAs were in their late teens. I was the Mean Mom CMA. (Certified Med Aide). Me: Anyway, I’m doing my med rounds and I hear the [...]

The Gray Intruder

This story contributed by Leilani Lea; edited for flow, names changed for privacy LL: Do you want the nursing home story or the one from when I was little? Me: Why not both? LL: Okay. One summer when I was seven, I went to visit my Aunt R, my cousin S and my cousin's husband [...]

The Stranger in the Hall

Contributed by @Steffie_Writes, Edited for flow SC: So, we moved into the house when I was seven. Me: Where, first off? SC: Arizona. I still live about ten mins from the house. It was build in the 70s, so it's a fairly new house. 3 bedrooms, with my parents being on one end of a [...]