Author: simplyrk

  • Broken down

    Genre: Romance Plot: The car breaks down, and a person finds love on the journey to get a repair. Words to use: mechanic, hitchhiker, road, rest stop, highway, stranger, allure, attraction, metal, engine, parts, together, rev, oil. The car started to sputter while Jake was in the middle of no where, with no phone service.…

  • Queen of the Land

    Genre: Western Plot: A matriarch leads a revolution against invaders Words to use:woman, queen, princess, witch, angel, enemy, plot, mother, crest, tribe, family, lineage, birth, rule, strategy The sun shone brightly against the yellow ochre of the dried grass of the field. The middle of the dry season. A time to plan and prepare for…

  • Navigating through Poverty and the Allure of MLM Schemes

    By: Rachel Knepp Growing up poor is difficult, traveling through family generations, a relentless beast trying to devour. If you are lucky, as a child, you don’t fully understand what is going on around you. It is your “normal”. You sense that the adults in your life are stressed about something. You never went on…

  • Frankenstein

    Written by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley My review I. Introduction:     A. Brief overview of Frankenstein     B. Importance of Mary Shelley’s work in literature Frankenstein was the beginning of the horror and science fiction genres. It the story of Frankenstein’s obsession with natural science that created his downfall. It begins with hope and ends with…

  • Trail of Blood

    Written by Rachel Silva-Knepp Genre: Mystery & Suspense  Plot: Arriving in a Small Town That has a Secret Words to use: cult, mystery, murder, power, stranger, newcomer, alien, weapon, silence, danger, police, hidden, map, discovery, bond Part 1 What the once Detective Anne Sullivan needed was a change of scenery. She felt it deep down…

  • Running for your Life

    Running for your Life

    Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Being hunted during the Salem Witch Trials Words to use: spell, fire, stake, accuse, judge, townspeople, blame, hang, guilt, magic, phobia, women, execution, colony, religion The fire light danced on Sarah’s face. It was an icy cold night and she huddled in her cloak to try to stay warm. She had hoped the townspeoplewould…

  • Mission: failed.

    Mission: failed.

    Genre: romance Plot: An assassin who falls for their target Words to use: kill, list, hire, sniper, lens, doubt, duty, mark, spy, allure, attraction, bond, instinct, trigger, bullet. The text came in with just a picture. It came from a burner phone, someone he never met, but an anonymous employer who would hire him for a job.…

  • Serenity of Wildness

    Serenity of Wildness

    Genre: Western Plot: A group of ranchers is hired to tame a scientifically engineered beast. Words to use: wild, erratic, unpredictable, uncharted, beast, Frankenstein, subhuman, predator, food chain, lasso, boot, pulverize, herd, rugged, cowboy. Jeb was looking out into the distance, rifle in hand, listening to the crickets and a wolf off in the distance…

  • Evil Within

    Evil Within

    Genre: Action/Adventure Plot: A serial killer who went dormant Words to use: enemy, love, criminal, gruesome, victim, duty, morals, relationship, secrets, marriage, murder, criminal, passion, dilemma The hot sun beat down the newspaper on the corner of the Main Street of town. A local paper filled with advertisements, death and marriage and little stories of town life.…

  • Stowaway

    Stowaway

    Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: A stowaway on the first submarine. Words to use: nuclear, deep, sea, periscope, oxygen, quarters, captain, navy, submerge, underwater, missile, force, escape, spy, danger. The first nuclear submarine was quite the talk of those in the know, for all the plans were a closely guarded Navy secret. No one was to know the plans. The…