Vampire Billionaire of the Bayou #SampleSunday

Mary-Alice preferred small-town papers to the big-city ones. The local papers featured good news, like high school valedictorians and award-winning pumpkins. The big newspapers showcased all the worst explosions, fires, famines, and murders from all over the world. Mary-Alice didn’t think human beings were intended to take on all the world’s misery at once. One town’s problems were surely enough.

The No-Tell Motel #SampleSunday

Mary-Alice preferred small-town papers to the big-city ones. The local papers featured good news, like high school valedictorians and award-winning pumpkins. The big newspapers showcased all the worst explosions, fires, famines, and murders from all over the world. Mary-Alice didn’t think human beings were intended to take on all the world’s misery at once. One town’s problems were surely enough.

Mary-Alice Moves In. #SampleSunday

The two women headed up the street to where the Baptist and the Catholic churches faced each other across the road. Mary-Alice thought of West Side Story. She envisioned the Baptist ladies facing off against Celia and her friends, both sides snapping their fingers and menacing each other with jazz hands.