A Short Sample of My Writing: 100-Word Story

She craved touch and physical comfort. She always had, for as long as she could remember. She’d longed to be held, soothed, caressed. It was never as perfect in reality as in her hungry daydreams, but that didn’t hinder the longing.

And so although she knew he would hold her if she asked, she didn’t dare. How easy it was, when her desires were catered to, for her to overlook a multitude of sins and incompatibilities, just to feel someone’s arms around her for a short time.

She wouldn’t dare ask him to hold her, although there was nothing she wanted more.


About Charlotte Blackwood

Charlotte Blackwood is a self-employed aspiring author working on perfecting her first novella/ first novel. She is a current student at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, CA. If you're looking for a reading list (someday she'll add her own works to the list), she's currently supporting Anna Karenina, anything by Dickens, anything by Tolkien, anything by JK Rowling, A Song of Ice and Fire, and The Hunger Games.

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