KevinxMelrose · Writing

Free-write 28/12/15: A Foreign Concept/A Tea Soothes Nerves

The toddler was pushing all the air she held in her tiny lungs out through her tiny vocal chords into a colossal piercing cry. Melrose flinched. It was the best high pitch she had ever heard, surpassing the capability of any opera singers she had seen on film or television. The toddler had her tiny fists… Continue reading Free-write 28/12/15: A Foreign Concept/A Tea Soothes Nerves

KevinxMelrose · Writing

Free-write on Christmas: The Sharp Dark

Note: Aimed for action scenes and ambiguity in this one. Note: This short story has been edited as of 27/12.  The dark illuminated the entirety of the enclosed space, making every movement Kevin made invisible. For some reason he felt very much like he was walking on eggshells, no matter how he reassured himself it… Continue reading Free-write on Christmas: The Sharp Dark

KevinxMelrose · Writing

Free-write: 16/12/15 Spicy Lipstick

Melrose tentatively brushed the skin on Kevin’s arm, her fingers curling to the back of his neck, finally placating the raging inferno by putting her own lips to his. She was stooping very low and she felt degraded at what she was resorting to. Desperate times call for desperate measures. She had always seen herself as an… Continue reading Free-write: 16/12/15 Spicy Lipstick

KevinxMelrose · Writing

KevinxMelrose: Celebrating Grandma’s Anniversary

One year ago…   The air whirled around her, circling the hunched frame of the figure as she high kneeled in front of the washed out grey tombstone. Autumn was in full swing and all the leaves were in dresses of warm golds, russet browns and blushing orange. Everything felt paradoxical. No matter how enthusiastic… Continue reading KevinxMelrose: Celebrating Grandma’s Anniversary

KevinxMelrose · Writing

Free-write: 15/12/15 Invigorating Sunrise

Through the haziness of after-sleep, Kevin opened an eye. Roused awake by the invigorating sunrise streaming gently through the window blinds, he stretched himself out on the bed, willing his dozy muscles to be ready for the day. Beside him, the figure of his wife turned over in her sleep. Knowing her, she wouldn’t be awake… Continue reading Free-write: 15/12/15 Invigorating Sunrise

KevinxMelrose · Writing

Free write: 14/12/15 Savoury Thrillers

What Melrose won’t kill for a savoury dessert now. The appetizers and main course at the restaurant was underwhelming and she hadn’t felt gastronomically fulfilled, and it had left her heart half-empty, yearning for a good dessert to complete it. It was Kevin’s idea to choose that restaurant for their night out. He claimed that… Continue reading Free write: 14/12/15 Savoury Thrillers