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Forum: Fiction 01-07-2017, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Chris Gibson
The people in rossford chapter two part two

When Paul came to the apartment the next day, it was Sheila, whom he had never met, who answered the door.
“I know you,” she said. She looked like she wanted to say more, but she stopped herself...
Forum: Fiction 01-05-2017, 06:43 AM
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Views: 774
Posted By Chris Gibson
The people in rossford chapter two part one

APOLOGIES.... FOR SOME TIME i WAS NOT ABLE TO GET ONLINE AND POST



CHAPTER
TWO

THE FALL OUT

Brendan heard his name called, and turned around to see Dan Malloy.
Forum: Fiction 12-19-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By Chris Gibson
A writer needs to be able to write his own work,...

A writer needs to be able to write his own work, if you don't have it in you to write a story I don't believe you should ask people to help you do your own work. Besides, there are already two...
Forum: Fiction 12-19-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 695
Posted By Chris Gibson
The people in rossford part two of chapter one

“What about me?”
Fenn, on the bar stool, looked up and said, “What about you Todd?”
In the kitchen that was now Nell’s, Todd had been stretched out back then, swinging from the lentil, the black...
Forum: Fiction 12-19-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Chris Gibson
The font was smaller for other people's sake, but...

The font was smaller for other people's sake, but it could be smaller. I doubt that's the reason for so few replies, and judging by the supplies I've gotten, I'm not sure if I want more. I will also...
Forum: Fiction 12-18-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By Chris Gibson
What you are doing is very interesting. I wonder,...

What you are doing is very interesting. I wonder, though, how much more story you would have, and how much more you could explore if you unpacked so many sentences. Say, like letting us know Aart had...
Forum: Fiction 12-18-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Chris Gibson
The people in rossford chapter one

THESE ARE THE PEOPLE IN
ROSSFORD, INDIANA

Fenn Houghton
Layla Lawden
Todd Meraden
Dena Reardon
Adele Lawden
Nell...
Forum: Fiction 12-15-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Chris Gibson
Thank you for reading my crazy little story. It...

Thank you for reading my crazy little story. It will continue in The People in Rossford.
Forum: Fiction 12-14-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford conclusion of the twelfth and final chapter

“Brian can I talk to you?”
Brian’s eyes were daggers.
“Todd, I don’t plan to be dressed down by you again,” he said.
“No,” Todd said, quietly. “It’s not that. Not that at all.”
Brian’s face...
Forum: Fiction 12-12-2016, 10:16 PM
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Views: 664
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part one of the twelfth and final chapter

TWELVE

LEMONADE/STAND

“Kenny, get over here!” Layla shouted.
Layla had summoned them all to the Hot Pocket on Demming Road. Brendan Miller sat awkwardly across from her, and Milo sat between...
Forum: Fiction 12-11-2016, 04:48 PM
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Views: 727
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part two of chapter eleven

“Paul, I’m serious, that guy is cute. Don’t let him slip away. He’s all little and bite size. Looks like he was a wrestler back in college.”
“He was.”
“Yeah,” Claire said, thoughtfully. “He could...
Forum: Fiction 12-09-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 744
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part one of chapter eleven

CHAPTER
ELEVEN

GODDAMN

“Oh, God! Oh… Oh!”
He touched his hair. He buried his hands in his hair and bit his lip, he moaned and...
Forum: Fiction 12-06-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Chris Gibson
And incidentally, if you thought I posted...

And incidentally, if you thought I posted anything so that you could pretend to be an English teacher, then it is you who are mistaken.
Forum: Fiction 12-06-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Chris Gibson
I don't know why you choose to write if you have...

I don't know why you choose to write if you have nothing positive or useful to say. I know exactly where to use a colon, and when you can break the rules If you don't want to use colons, then you can...
Forum: Fiction 12-06-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part two of chapter ten

When his break came, Brendan stepped outside and moved under the over hang, where it wasn’t so hot, and he could get away from the sun.
“So,” Kenny McGrath said, “Can I ask you a question?”
He...
Forum: Fiction 12-01-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part one of chapter ten

In the seat beside her in the dark theatre, the young man whispered to Claire: “He’s really good.”
She nodded her head, thought about it, and then said, “He’s my brother.”
“Get out!”
“Yeah,”...
Forum: Fiction 11-30-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part two of chapter nine

That night Pail returned to the house, winded. He took a good long shower, feeling exhilarated and sexual and rested: himself again. He toweled himself off slowly, and enjoyed his body for the first...
Forum: Fiction 11-22-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part one of chapter nine

CHAPTER
NINE

FAMILY

“I’ve been having the best time, Lee. I mean, you and I. Both of us,” said Tom.
“Don’t you think?” he said, frowning, when Lee said nothing.
Lee Philips burst out...
Forum: Fiction 11-21-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By Chris Gibson
The Houses in Rossford part two of chapter eight

“Bless me Father, for I have sinned. It has been a week since my last confession.”
“Brendan!” Dan pushed open the grille. “How goes it?”
“Great, Father. I mean, no. Not so great.”
“Oh,” Dan...
Forum: Fiction 11-15-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By Chris Gibson
The houses in rossford, part one of chapter eight

CHAPTER
EIGHT

MAINLY ABOUT SEX

“And then he showed up. Well, not showed up so much as broke into Adele’s house and nearly gave her the shock of her life.”
“Who broke into Adele’s house?” Tom...
Forum: Fiction 11-10-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By Chris Gibson
The houses in rossford, part two of chapter seven

“So it’s well…” Todd walked around the living room, looking at the sheet of paper, “Five hundred thousand dollars…” He shook his head.
“Wow.”
“It’s not five hundred thousand anymore. Some of it I...
Forum: Fiction 11-06-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By Chris Gibson
The houses in rossford, part one of chapter seven

CHAPTER
SEVEN

WORK / ETHIC

“So, who is this friend of yours, Father?”
“A priest,” said Dan. “He’s the abbot in fact.”
“Hey, Abb-ott!” Noah shouted, laughing.
“You grew up on a lot of...
Forum: Fiction 11-03-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By Chris Gibson
The houses in rossford, part two of chapter six

“I don’t know,” Dena said. “We just talked. And talked, a lot.”
Layla lifted her head from the water fountain and said, “Do you ever wonder how sanitary these things are?”
“I’ve thought about...
Forum: Fiction 10-31-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By Chris Gibson
The houses in rossford, part one of chapter six

CHAPTER
SIX

MONEY/ TROUBLE



“Dena, I know I said we could spend the afternoon together,” Brendan began, crossing the blacktop to where she sat with Will and Layla in Saint Barbara’s...
Forum: Fiction 10-30-2016, 06:49 PM
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Views: 579
Posted By Chris Gibson
The houses in rossford, part two of chapter five

“Hey, do you know Kenny McGrath?”
“Not, really,” Dena said, “Why?”
“Well, you know who he is?”
“Yeah. Plays on the Lacrosse team. I think Layla had a semi thing for him but didn’t want to admit...
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