The Muses disappeared, left us with the sound of a keyboard, my story typing itself in my room plus a locked knob that was hot to the touch; we’d tried busting through but the thin wood had proven tougher than stone. “At least you’ll be famous.” James shrugged, blew smoke out the window like I’d […]Read more "Meant to Be Episode 10: The End"
Pam and I had been sitting in dead silence on our phones, corpses in coffins, when James burst through the door and slammed it shut with his back. “Thought you forgot about us.” I said then let my eyes fall back to what I’d been doing. “That’s dumb.” He forced himself into the space between […]Read more "Meant to Be Episode 9: The Reveal"
I had to pee. My bladder, ready to burst, was obviously the reason I’d been yanked out of sleep; Pam moved on my shoulder, and even though I was ready to ruin my pants I took a moment to enjoy the situation. I lasted a second; I stood and she fell onto the couch but […]Read more "Meant to Be Episode 7: The Depths"
James had wanted to check what’d already been written; I’d been locked in my room since. “Don’t be dramatic Eddy.” Pam said before another bang on my door. “Yeah,” James chimed in, his voice further away, “Neither one of us really care.” A slam at the end of that sentence, then, “The fuck, does your […]Read more "Meant to Be Episode 6: The Review"
I woke up on my keyboard, head pounding like it was locked in a basement. I stood and my legs quivered, to move anywhere without falling I had to slide one foot in front of the other. I shuffled from desk, through hallway, into the living room; James jumped up from the couch when he […]Read more "Meant to Be Episode 5: The Session"
The 5th tarot card gets flipped. 5 episodes down, 5 to go. Click here to catch up on Meant to Be.Read more "Sometime tomorrow…"
“This is fucking dumb,” James complained and flopped onto my living room couch, “Ain’t no reason I can’t smoke outside.” “The Muses said it was our job to fight destructive influences; drugs definitely fall into that category.” Pam turned from looking out of the window. “Haven’t you smoked before?” “Not the point.” James took up […]Read more "Meant to Be Episode 4: The Fall"
“I’m going to college in a month. I won’t have time.” Once again they laughed in unison. “It’s nothing but.” Read the rest—– Meant to Be Episode 3: The PlanRead more "Episode 3 of Meant to Be available to read"
James and I used the start of the summer to fill our heads with nonsense; his preferred form was smoke, mine online articles, both served as equal wastes of time. One day he mentioned he knew a girl who had a crush on me through school; Pam and I went on a date that was […]Read more "Meant to Be Episode 2: The Fair"