Ellie and M: A Sense and Sensibility Fanfiction, Part I

My sister Marianne was going through another one of her phases. That’s what Mom called them, anyway. She always had a new phase going on. Sometimes she was a punk rocker and wore off-the-shoulder T-shirts with the collar cut off. Sometimes she was a teen poet and dressed like a weird 1940s spinster and drank constant cups of tea as she gazed out of windows. … Continue reading Ellie and M: A Sense and Sensibility Fanfiction, Part I

Outside: A Doll’s House Fanfiction

Nora stood on the frozen street. Snow swirled around her, and people. It seemed like she was standing still at a single point in time while everything and everyone continued to move around her. As though in a dream, she pushed herself forward. It was mechanical, the stepping of boot onto pavement, heel-toe, then heel-toe. It was a good thing she was wearing her boots. … Continue reading Outside: A Doll’s House Fanfiction

Rabbits: An Of Mice and Men Fanfiction, Part III

I must have been out of my mind, but in that moment, for the first time, I wanted to lay my secret to rest. And more than anything, I wanted to lay my secret to rest with Melissa. I hesitated for just a moment but I spoke. “You know, I had a partner once, big fella named Lennie,” I said. Melissa smiled encouragingly at me. … Continue reading Rabbits: An Of Mice and Men Fanfiction, Part III

Ice Cubes: An Of Mice and Men Fanfiction, Part II

It was funny, how fast it continued. George felt like time just sped on and on, gaining momentum like a wheel rolling down a dusty hill. The world wasn’t as dusty now. They talked about his youth in history books and his grandchildren were shocked to learn that that was a real time. What had been his reality had become their fairy tale, a world … Continue reading Ice Cubes: An Of Mice and Men Fanfiction, Part II

The Best Laid Plans: An Of Mice and Men Fanfiction, Part I

From there, the road just continued, one step after step after step after step after step. The road was always dusty and hot as only a California road could be. George couldn’t remember what it was like not to have grit in his teeth. He had wandered halfway to Sacramento before he even realized what he was doing. And just as he realized, his jaw … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans: An Of Mice and Men Fanfiction, Part I