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Rebirth (Writing Challenge)

As I mentioned, writing became incredibly difficult for me. I openly avoided it, until I saw this little gem from Tumblr, reposted on a friend’s Facebook: I love seeing ideas like this because at some point, I make a plan to write them out. It wasn’t until my man took […]

Atrimalous, a short story by Melissa Vazquez

Atrimalous (an anniversary gift)

I haven’t been active as much because my man underwent some medical treatment. On October 20, he went in for a brain biopsy to diagnose an unknown mass on his brain. The results were benign, but since then, I’ve been helping him through the recovery process and almost a month […]

The Tower

The Tower Flash fiction story challenge and free story, by Melissa Vazquez This story was featured in The Second Realm Short Story Collection: 2014 Adeline thought the girl in front of her looked like some otherworldly fairy, trapped in the gritty Tower they lived in. “Don’t make a sound,” Diane […]

Project Pyro, for Audiomachine's contest

Project Pyro – Contest Entry for Audiomachine’s PHENOMENA: Epic Heroes Event

Audiomachine has been a huge inspiration for me lately. Their music is epic, it’s sweeping and it’s completely mind blowing. I’ve been wearing out a Pandora station set on their music lately and their music has helped me while I’ve been working on not only editing Warpath, but starting on […]

Hunter/Hunted (teaser/scrap)

 Hunter/Hunted A teaser/story scrap by Melissa Vazquez This story was featured in The Second Realm Short Story Collection: 2014 If there was one thing Maxwell Harding hated, it had to be vampires. Naturally, he was conveniently sitting at a table in Club Noir, the biggest rumored vampire nightclub in his […]

Feynid (free story)

Feynid A short free story by Melissa Vazquez  This short story was featured in The Second Realm Short Story Collection: 2014 Of all the places to be lost, the Feynid Forest was surely the worst. Archibald Samuels was completely and utterly lost. He wasn’t sure how he had fallen away […]