Category Archives: Story Power

Monologues, drama, fiction, memoir

Finding the Love of Your Life

College and Career Night tries too hard. With its lattes and biscotti, and its hip young pastor. Still, he makes you think. And the biscotti melt like magic in the coffee. It’s two nights before Valentine’s Day. Derry pushes a clump … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 103

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack confessed that they’d come to Ismara in search of the…

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My Phobia

Part Two: Into the Fog It was my buddy Jeff’s birthday. His mom decided to drive five of us to a Disney double-bill ten miles away across an unlit stretch called Dairy Valley. The pizza was great (all pizza is … Continue reading

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My Phobia

Part One: I Dare You (Warning: Graphic violence) My parents loved visiting their old friends Don and Gina, who had an only child named Craig (I’m an only child, too). I didn’t really enjoy being with Craig, because, although I … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 102

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” Previously: Gina was given a sword with which to smite her “true enemy.” ⇔ ⇔…

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My First Big Fork in the Road

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Have you ever wondered who you’d be if at some point you’d taken a different fork in the road? Pursued a different career. Married a different person. Chosen not to pet that baby alligator. My…

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The Wishing Map 101

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued) Previously: The mysterious Rhema commanded Gina to find and smite her “true enemy.” ⇔ ⇔…

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