As the last shred of light descended over the horizon, the world plunged into eternal darkness, leaving only one person standing on the earth.

A girl stood alone, dark hair that matched the empty sky cascading around her shoulders. She had only two things in her hands, a notebook and a pen.

As the ink splashed the crisp white surface of the paper, the sky tore into two and light descended upon the earth. Each word that the girl wrote filled the silence with sound, filled the emptiness with color, filled the sorrow with peace.

As she restored the broken shards of the world, the darkest form of evil rose up from a rift between creativity and determination. It reeked of doubt, of procrastination, of fear.

"Writers Block," the girl growled, her words echoing against the walls of her imagination.

"You knew I would come," the creature hissed.

The girl narrowed her eyes, tightening her fingers around her weapon. She raised the pen at the beast, resolve hardening her features. "Perhaps. But I've fought you before."

Writers Block smiled.

The girl leaped forward through the shriveling light that cowered away from the darkness, pen raised above her head. Within a second the dark force pushed her back down against the surface of the earth, knocking the air from her body.

She struggled to her feet and raised the weapon again, and Writers Block's smile widened. "Attack me," it whispered silkily. "Go ahead."

The girl hesitated, before lowering her weapon. "No."

Writers Block's smile fell away. "What?"

"I can't fight you," the girl said. "But I can destroy you."

As her pen struck the paper, the creature let out a scream that split the sky. It began to overflow with light so bright no darkness could touch it, dancing stars and infinite suns.

Writers Block began to disintegrate, its shrieks piercing the air in hollow gasps. "WHAT ARE YOU?" It demanded.
The girl twirled the pen in her fingers and smiled, her eyes glinting in the sunlight. "I'm a writer."
  • Erebor, Middle Earth
  • JoinedApril 4, 2019



Last Message
Carynn_Bohley Carynn_Bohley Jun 06, 2019 12:26PM
I will read through your project and give feedback about plot, pace, characters, dialogue, etc.https://www.fiverr.com/carynn/proofread-or-critique-your-creative-writing
View all Conversations

Stories by Carynn Bohley
The Shadow at Whipstaff by Carynn_Bohley
The Shadow at Whipstaff
Kat doesn't believe in ghosts. Her dad, a seemingly-crazy 'ghost shrink,' has dragged her from state to state...
ranking #396 in casper See all rankings
Hogwarts Quarantined by Carynn_Bohley
Hogwarts Quarantined
When Hogwarts students are forced to do online classes during quarantine, a group of fifth-years sneak into t...
ranking #47 in 16yearsold See all rankings
Beau and the Beast by Carynn_Bohley
Beau and the Beast
In an alternate universe, every character in Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' has switched genders. How will t...
ranking #327 in prisoner See all rankings
3 Reading Lists