Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sunday, April 28, 2013

They welcomed the summer with open arms and open containers.
He always seemed fastidious and fussy, appearances belied by his overarching love of  female mud wrestling.

Friday, April 26, 2013

She enjoyed going on dates with Earl since he never stopped talking, which allowed her to enjoy her meal without the nuisance of an actual conversation.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

What he believed would be a simple home repair became a Sisyphean task that sucked away his summer, fall and the greater part of winter.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In her little river town time was marked by when the boat docks went in and when they came out.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The torturer was a family man who had no trouble leaving his work behind when he returned home each night.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

It was a lopsided conversation with his ego which always managed to outshout the better angels of his nature.

Friday, April 19, 2013

The brothers' plan began to unravel after their unplanned robbery.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

following her accident the world seemed to Haley to have shifted slightly — everything just a little out of place —  enough so that she had trouble recognizing her home, her husband, her family.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Twenty years after Drake gave his off-the-cuff speech to his class about how illegal drugs aren't inherently evil, he continued to wonder if it had contributed to Brian's overdose a few months later.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

She drove toward the coast as the blood seeped into the seat hoping to see the ocean just once before she died.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Deuce awoke following a two-day bender to find he now had misspelled knuckle tattoos that should have read "REAL DEAL" but instead spelled "REEL DALE," which happened to be the name of the fishing store where he worked on weekends.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

He stood watching them, the handcuffs cutting into his wrists, as they piled his collection of guns onto the front lawn, their own weapons at the ready.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Tracy was fired from his job as a video game designer after a string of highbrow ideas — a game in which you have to navigate the unstable mind of Vincent Van Gogh to create masterpieces, another based on Thomas Mann's "The Magic Mountain" — did not fly with the 12 to 25 market.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

She finished her story and realized she hadn't really told one, but rather had written a series of unrelated statements strung together by 'and' and containing at least 20 etc's per page.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

His new screaming eagle tattoo looked more like a dessicated vulture.
They wore disguises for their illicit rendezvous and drew unwanted stares when Sally, in a bunny costume, was seen French kissing Frank, who was dressed as a clown.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Through the haze of the smoke-filled bar he saw Big John lumbering toward him with an evil-looking knife in his meaty hand and a look in his eyes to match.
He was a huckster, a charlatan and a world class cheat, but he was my old man and I'd be damned if I was going to let anyone else call him out.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Bill shot the computer, set fire to his Iphone, and headed south.

Friday, April 5, 2013

She thought of his love for her as a soggy, rain-drenched coat she was stuck wearing.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Only able to work at night on her romance novel after long hours as a copy editor, Lucy realized her lack of sleep had infused the book with a hallucinatory darkness and a palpable sense of dread. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Bill "Beefsteak" Swift was a cheap political thug who carved out a fiefdom by bribery and threats, but was smart enough to know he was too dumb to make it to the big time.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Whistling down the lane, thinking about the girl he loved, he ran into a former-flame and changed his tune.

Monday, April 1, 2013

The roasted rat meat was a welcome reprieve from their usual gruel.