A Fresh Start – Michele Dunn
1600 words Romance
It’s never too late to change the direction of your life. David wasn’t happy with his job, his love life, or his living situation and that’s exactly what he decided to do. The results were certainly life changing.
Everything in my life had become a merry-go-round of nothingness. No girlfriend, no car, no home. Living with my mum once again at the age of twenty-nine was not how I pictured my life. The only thing that saved me from total depression was my degree in Architecture. It was the one thing that allowed me to keep following my dreams despite all the setbacks that have plagued me for the last three years, leading me to this point. I hated my job. Yes, I was working in my chosen field, but I was under-utilised and had no control over any project that I worked on. I was merely a pencil-pusher, drawing the visions of somebody else’s design.
Ready for This – Michele Dunn
5600 words Romance
How long should it take for a broken heart to mend? How soon is too soon to allow yourself to have fun again? And what if, along the way, you wonder if you were ever truly in love? This is the dilemma that Casie must face when she meets Aaron. Is she Ready for this?
CHAPTER 1 Ultimately, it boils down to this. My life is a mess. No longer engaged to ‘the man of my dreams’, I now find myself sitting in my pjs watching some lame movie while eating a tub of ice-cream. On a Saturday night! I have no idea how I got here. Things were seemingly perfect until last Monday, when Josh and I had our usual dinner at the club. He was nervous, the reason is obvious now, and he didn’t even wait until we’d ordered to blurt out that he couldn’t go through with the wedding. ‘It’s not you,’ he’d said. He ‘just needed to figure out some stuff’.