she bit the tip of her thumbnail, a tiny frown between her eyebrows. Yes…it was exactly what she meant. It was exactly what she wanted to say. Had she said it before. She must have. And each time with the plaintive sincerity of the hopeful amnesiac.
She put the phone down on the table.
She did not erase it.
She did not press send.
I blocked out the body of this, because I didn’t think you’d want me to share it publicly, but here is my response:
No. you shouldn’t. come off anon and talk to me or send me an anon that tells me how to reach you back privately, and I will. truth.
Don’t give up.
I want to write a story about Jane and Ferguson, MO
but what if there was a switched at birth thing that happened, where Jane and Maura got each other’s kids. And for twelve years they’re raising this kid who they love and adore, but who’s also like a little alien walking around the house. And then they figure it out, and they meet and they have a 30 second conversation, and they are like.
"oh…it makes sense now"
Rules: In a text post, list ten books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take but a few minutes, and don’t think too hard — they don’t have to be the “right” or “great” works, just the ones that have touched you. Tag ten people, including me, so I’ll see your list. Make sure you let…
Woah woah woah. these are BOOKS, lady…my…whatever it is, cannot be categorized with these, because they are actual books!
thank you. God…thank you.
Anyway…here is my list of 10 books that stayed with me
1. Kindred - Octavia Butler
2. Macbeth - Shakespeare
3. The Face on the Milk Carton - Caroline B. Cooney
4. Music for Torching - A.M. Homes
5. Haunted - Chuck Palanhiuk
6. Enders Game - Orson Scott Card
7. Fledgling - Octavia Butler
8. No One Belongs Here More Than You - Miranda July
9. Astray - Emma Donoghue
10. The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
There’s a new chapter of Keys
You can read it here
Here’s the park where Jane and Grace first kissed.
Here’s the ice cream shop they went to.
Both are real places, and should be checked out if you have the ability to do so.
guys. what is a follow forever?
Ask. Pt II
You can read both parts on ff here. Or the first part on tumblr here
Thanks for reading.
Guys. I JUST discovered mentions on tumblr….so if you mentioned me in something and I never answered, it’s not because I’m a jerk…it’s because I’m old and don’t understand technology.