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eleiker (United States) published:

Stormy Glass

PROMPT: The Vistas Beyond

The night sky flashes purple as lightning erupts in the distance, a vibration of the windowpane against my head the only sign of the thunder rolling somewhere too far away to hear. Cars splash violently through puddles in the street hurrying to get home before the storm actually hits. It seems inevitable that the rain will only grow heavier, drowning out the rest of the world as it always does in this new and unfamiliar place. 

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eleiker (United States) published:

The Stars in Her Eyes (excerpted)

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2017

Buster and I drive slowly along the winding back roads of the valley that seems as endless as the ocean when I look at it from my window. Within 10 minutes it feels like I’m in a different city. A soft winter breeze whistles over the barren fields extending on either side of me. Despite the cold, I drive with the windows down; Buster has a blanket and I have my old, faded, gray hoodie. Breathing feels easier. 
I’ve been...

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Chapter One: Graveyard

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2017

Your use of adjectives is amazingggggggg.

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eleiker (United States) published:

A Championship Weekend

PROMPT: Sports Journalism Competition 2017

The sun continues to set over the horizon as the team is presented with their trophy for the third year in a row. Everyone has been in the heat for hours, but no one cares; the smiles on the player's faces, the energy of all the students, it all makes it worth it. Who cares about sunburnt cheeks and growling stomachs when your school's soccer team has just one it's third consecutive state title? 
This season, even more than the...

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eleiker (United States) published:

Letting Go

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2017

She breathes in, her body shaking and her blue eyes leaking crystalline tears. She breathes out. He didn’t deserve me. She breathes in, her lip bleeding and her perfect teeth clenching. She breathes out. I don’t need him. She breathes in deep the smell of a room without him, her young lungs aching to smell his cologne. She breathes out. I don’t need him. She breathes in and she breathes out, again, and again, and again, strengthening her resolve through...

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eleiker (United States) published:

Letting Go

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2017

She breathes in, her body shaking and her eyes leaking crystalline tears. She breathes out. He didn’t deserve me. She breathes in, her lip bleeding and her teeth clenching. She breathes out. I don’t need him. She breathes in deep the smell of a room without him, her lungs aching to smell his cologne. She breathes out. I don’t need him. She breathes in and she breathes out, again, and again, and again, strengthening her resolve through the pain of...

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