A short excerpt from my novella that is a work in progress
Updated: Aug 2, 2021
She would be woken however to what sounded like nails on a chalkboard. What it really was, was the sound of claws scratching against the wall near her bathroom. When she was able to turn her lamp on she saw in scrawled and messy writing,
Although she couldn’t see what did this, it was in fact that same dragon she had seen that day the studio burned down. Invisible except for that one particular instance. Shantae didn’t know how she would be able to fix that. If her landlord saw that she could be in a lot of trouble. Utterly freaked out she ran her fingers on the R and noticed that the cuts in the wall were pretty deep. The fact that the word “liar” had been etched into the wall was particularly unsettling because that is exactly what she had become.