Story telling is an exciting journey. Readers traverse the inky landscape of surprise and intrigue not dissimilar to riding rapids. The rider embraces the swiftly flowing waterways. Savouring the journey, he pauses before undertaking another trip, only momentarily satisfying an insatiable hunger – likewise a reader cannot be placated until the closing chapter. Even then the hunger for another story is unyielding. A writer’s words dance, playfully coaxing the reader to continue.
Saturday, 19 April 2014
Alicia Millkington awoke. She'd slept through the alarm, blinking she did not recognise her surroundings, not where she ought to be when she'd gone to bed over 8 hours earlier. It was silent in the unfamiliar environment, eerie and still, she sat bolt upright and screamed.