“We need to talk.” David’s voice sounded like a stranger’s––subdued and hesitant. Celeste’s stomach clenched, but she didn’t turn around. The dinner plate in her hand was dry, but she kept the dishrag moving in mindless, persistent circles. She could barely make out his reflection in the window above the sink, see-through and indistinct. “It’s … Continue reading Leaving
Hello lovely readers & Happy New Year! I have a sneaky little treat for you in this Writer's Workout Anthology - "72 Hours of Insanity Volume 5." While you won't see the MM Schreier byline, like you did in Volume 4, but you will find four more of my stories in there, under the pseudonym … Continue reading Sneaky Little Treat!
Folks, you can now get a copy (print or e-book) of the Writers Workout anthology: 72 Hours of Insanity: Volume IV. This book features all the placing entries for the Writers Games - a 2 month long, prompted short story competition. You can find four (yes, I said four) MM Schreier stories in this compilation. … Continue reading 72 Hours of Insanity: IV
She flees through the forest on bare feet, a carpet of pine needles silencing her footsteps. Somewhere behind, unseen in the darkness, The Warrior stalks her. Her heart thumps, the frantic rat-a-tat of a woodpecker on a hollow log, as she races between the trees. A barrier of thicket rises before her, but she doesn’t … Continue reading Pursuit