Dear Reader Vol. 1

Dear Reader, I hate growing up. I wish I didn’t have to.  My life used to be so easy, but now it sucks. Taxes are hard, money is stressful, and all I do is work. Why the hell did I want this growing up thing so bad? For freedom? I’ve never felt more trapped in…

Monsters Inside

Part 7: They Come From Inside. Roll the credits. Seriously, how many times do I need to say “monsters inside” in a story I wrote called “Monsters Inside?” I’m sure you get my point by now. You can’t see me right now, but I’m sighing as I sit in my favorite gaming chair that I’ve…

Monsters Inside

Part 6: Mommy, Where Do Monsters Come From? May 9th, 2012 4:20pm “Has this happened before?!” Harling asked Liam. “No.’ Liam said. “Not like this.” He didn’t look shocked, but he didn’t look calm either. Harling saw something between “I saw this coming” and “I can’t believe this is happening right now”. Blake spoke up,…

Flash Forward

It’s the fifth grade. You’re sitting in class taking your EOG. Your mom didn’t let you get that $4 mechanical pencil you wanted. It would’ve brought you so much luck. You dream of growing older so you can choose your own pencil. Flash forward. It’s graduation. Middle school is over.  You dream of the new…

Monsters Inside

Part 5: We All Have Monsters Inside May 9th, 2021 3:45pm “You’re late.” Harling said to Jenny. “Since when did you have so much work ethic? You’ve never come in on time.” Right as Harling was debating whether or not to tell Jenny off for smart mouthing a superior, Nguyen and Blake walked up with…

Monsters Inside

Part 4: It’s About Time We Tell You May 8th, 2012 5:22pm The newly formed trio of self-proclaimed “monster see-ers” headed off to their second crime scene of the evening. They figured they’d run into something nasty, but they had no idea what it was until they arrived. At the train tracks, they found 4…

Monsters Inside

Part 2: I tried to tell someone June 11th, 2008 4:15pm Officer Lenn E. Harling was having second thoughts on carrying out this illegal investigation. He couldn’t ignore the issue, but it would tarnish his name if anyone found out that he was investigating potential monsters and possessions. He knew he had to do this…