Twice Shy, Chapter Two

Wrong Chapter? Back to Table of Contents TRIGGER WARNING: Brief mentions of abuse. Chapter Two: Roxy “Clay Mitchell?” repeats Michael, his hazel eyes round with disbelief. He wipes perspiration from his mahogany forehead, averting his gaze with a heavy sigh. “What?” asks Victory, furrowing her brow. “Nothing.” His voice tilts up at the end in … Read moreTwice Shy, Chapter Two

Twice Shy, Chapter One

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Wrong Chapter? Back to Table of Contents Chapter One: Rent Victory Crenshaw cannot stop chewing her fingernails. Well, the skin around them at this point. She’s only been in college for one semester and already she’s on the brink of them showing her the door. Her math is correct, though. All fourteen times she scribbled … Read moreTwice Shy, Chapter One

Impostor Syndrome: When Writing Isn’t Your Main Gig

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Who You Are You are not a full time writer. You have to work a non-writing related job in order to afford luxuries like food and running water. Gasp! You don’t make enough money to live on from your writing? You haven’t made any money from your writing? Cue the Impostor Syndrome! Maybe you even … Read moreImpostor Syndrome: When Writing Isn’t Your Main Gig

Necessary Evils, Epilogue

Wrong chapter? Back to Table of Contents WARNING: Triggers for physical/sexual abuse. Epilogue: Safe As the TARDIS hovered in space, a bright white light began to grow in the control room. Rose and I watched all of the companion doppelgangers smiling at us, the light emitting from them. They waved and blinked out of the … Read moreNecessary Evils, Epilogue

Necessary Evils, Chapter 10

Wrong chapter? Back to Table of Contents WARNING: Triggers for physical/sexual abuse. Chapter Ten: When Angels Die I heard the TARDIS door open down the corridor. We’re in. Closing my eyes, and reopening them, I watched the Master through her eyes. He released her, shutting the door, and she ran toward the left corridor. She turned … Read moreNecessary Evils, Chapter 10

Necessary Evils, Chapter 9

Wrong chapter? Back to Table of Contents WARNING: Triggers for physical/sexual abuse. Chapter Nine: Reflection The Master crawled out from the clothes, turning to face me with furious eyes. Current Amy reached down to take Child Amy’s hand, beginning to glow. We stood on the sidewalk where we all met before, and Teenaged Amy stood … Read moreNecessary Evils, Chapter 9

Necessary Evils, Chapter 8

Wrong chapter? Back to Table of Contents WARNING: Triggers for physical/sexual abuse. Chapter Eight: Rescue “But you have a plan, right?” a red head asked. I cocked my head at her. “Donna?” The one before I wiped her memories, I judged by her lack of spontaneous incineration. She started coming forward for a hug, but … Read moreNecessary Evils, Chapter 8

Necessary Evils, Chapter 7

Wrong chapter? Back to Table of Contents WARNING: Triggers for physical/sexual abuse. Chapter Seven: Adapt “Martha!” I threw my arms around her, earning an indignant chuckle from River. “Sure, she gets a hug.” I released Martha and spun around, wrapping her in my arms much too tightly. She laughed. “My bad boy, trying to get … Read moreNecessary Evils, Chapter 7

Necessary Evils, Chapter 6

Wrong chapter? Back to Table of Contents WARNING: Triggers for physical/sexual abuse. Chapter Six: World Gone Small I stared at the Master, conflicted and confused. Snapping out of it, I reached behind me to place a hand on Rose’s arm, pointing at the Master. “But you died in my arms! You refused to regenerate. This—” “—is impossible!” … Read moreNecessary Evils, Chapter 6