Mom stared down at me, the omnipresent red rings in her blue eyes brighter than usual. I
fidgeted, avoiding my mothers intense gaze by looking around my new dorm. It was the size of
a large closet, and just about as dusty. There was a forlorn bunk bed on
I. MY ROOMMATE IS AN ARTIST
From the moment we are enrolled into grade school, the idea of college and the not-sodistance future looms over our heads. Like most kids, I began with excitement about th
Monday, October 3rd
For the past week, I have been telling myself that I am unfazed and unaffected. Frankly its
probably the worst way to go about things, but I cant help it at this point. Theres so much going
on with school, family, and friends that I do
Final story opening scene
I wish you knew that as soon as the door slams shut behind you, I wait in silence for a while, my
headphones covering my ears, but Im only listening for your fading footste
8 November 2016
I stepped into the staircase where I thought I would be alone. Thats one of the problems
with living in a dorm. You can almost never find a space where there is not one other person. I
felt like I had
Welcome To College: The Novel
Short Story- Opening Scene
You must call us every w no, day! My mother cried, nearly in tears. She grasped my
arms, and pulled me into a hug. I forced my lips into a smile.
Of course, mo
<Draft- College Novel >
I tore the note book violently, feeling the firm resistance of the spring against the
flimsy pieces of paper.
One, Two, Three, Four.
I whispered out loud to myself.
If my m
6 November 2016
NYU vs. NYC
It was a Friday night in a college campus, so obviously parties were a common presence
in the dorms, especially in New York University, where there is an absence of fraternity and
This room is bigger than I was expecting, Kate announced as she dragged her oversized
suitcase behind her. Theres a great view too. We were really lucky with the housing
assignment. The large window overlooked a
The wooden blue chairs were honestly the worst; that was established immediately
following my heart wrenching experience wherein I leaned back too far and felt as though I was
choking up my own heart.
After what felt like hours of me sitting in the horren