Of Marvel & Mayhem By E.J. Wolfe

Hey everyone, I originally wrote this for a creative writing class that I had. The review and critique of it was pretty surface, but I did some editing, stepped away from it, showed it to some other people and finally decided to let it go out into the word to increase its fortune. Of Marvel & Mayhem’s brief synopsis: A bus accident, a final brawl between him and the man he got his jaw from, and three weeks later, he’s slipping down the drain faster than anyone realizes. It will be okay though. There are green eyes that see everything (more…)

Welcome To Carmax By E.J. Wolfe

Hello everyone, I hope everyone’s weekend was wonderful. I decided to switch it up and post a short story.  Please let me know what you think. I don’t have much practice with short stories, my mind tends to go the long form route. This particular short story started from a prompt on grief and loss as well as an exercise in subtext.  I think everyone should dip their toes in the realm of the short form and write a short story. I’ve noticed that it’s really strengthened my subtext and my ability to edit scenes. Try not to hold it (more…)

For The Love Of Passions

When flour meets bowl and oil touches skillet The first crack of an egg hitting counter always sounds like a beginning A door opens before closing as a voice asks What’s for dinner? Be it the whir of a mixer or the steady chop of a knife The sounds do not cease and there is no answer to the question tonight His apron sways as he turns to the side With deft hands, the chopping board is clear in an instant There is something utterly entrancing about his body’s movement in the kitchen He has never let him have him (more…)

A Reason To Come Home

Changmin had been working silently, furiously in the greenhouse, alone, tending the flowers all afternoon. The sun had set and it was soon time or them to leave. Junsu popped his head with a smile and call. “Max, it’s the end of our shift, let’s go, I’m hungry~ so I know you’re starving.” Changmin smiled set down the water can and nodded. As an elven vampire with tempest abilities… and having not reached maturity and was still growing power wise, he needed more calories than the average magical being. He followed Junsu out, timed out and they walked out of (more…)