Novella November

I am challenging myself to make November my month for a novella. Each day I will write 1500 words on a continuing story and at the end of November I should have 46500 words ready to publish. I’m not sure just yet what this will be about, but I need to complete something I started. I have felt rather down lately. This pandemic, the state of America, and the way this world is crumbling. The days feel so dark. So, to make this month brighter, this is my challenge to myself.

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
― Maya Angelou

2 – Escaping through the eyes of a stranger

Part 1

What a time in life. A pandemic springs up, and the world is shutdown. Working from home should be easy, but for Nicole, it was that thing in the corner of the living room that distracted her. That telescope was a bad investment for someone with ADHD. After watching the show the night before, she couldn’t stop thinking about what happened afterward. Did his wife come home and find the sheets stained with cum? Or the scent of another woman on her husband? Or was she so oblivious to his cheating that she laid in the stain and her skin covered in adultery? Did she wake up and realize that her husband cheated, or did she even care?

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They still burn witches, don’t they?

Do witches exist? Some say yes, and others are too scared to admit that they know the truth. Yes, they do exist, but not in the way most people think. They don’t ride brooms and steal children out of their homes. This little story will take you back to the days when they burned anyone for being different. I don’t condone this, but I understand what mass hysteria can do after living through this pandemic.

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