Tag: fiction

Short Story: The Appointment

I have an appointment this evening with Evelyn White. I would hesitate to call it a date, as there is some business we need to attend to. Evelyn currently resides at 210 Montgomery Avenue, which is only two blocks off of Main Street. Cold Springs…

Short Story: The Man, The Mountain, and The God

The old stories always told of the mountain. The mountain where the god lived. In some of the stories, he was kind. In others, he was vengeful. Which of the stories was true, the man wondered. He had asked this question aloud once, at…

Book Review: The Name of the Wind

A few weeks ago, we published an article that listed five books on our wishlist. Last week, we reviewed a book on the list, Lexicon. This week The Motley Experience reviews another book on the list, one that we were very excited to read. The Name…

Book Review: Lexicon

In a previous article, we listed five books on The Motley Experience’s “wish list”. One of these books was the highly acclaimed novel by Max Barry, Lexicon. This is a science fiction novel that reads as a thriller. The premise of the story is…

Books to Look Out For

Normally, on a Monday, The Motley Experience provides readers with a book review. The books reviewed are always read by The ME staff before being written about. This week we will take a different approach and list some novels, old and new, that are…

Book Review: Jackdaws

It is 1944 and the Allies are preparing for the invasion of Europe. In the occupied town of Sainte-Cecile, the French Resistance is preparing to blow up the chateau that now houses the crucial telephone exchange connecting the French telephone system to that of…

Book Review: Life After Life

This week’s Book Review takes a look at Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson, won the 2013 Costa Book Awards (Novel) and was shortlisted for the 2013 Orange Prize for Fiction and It was also selected as one of the 10 Best Books…

Book Review: SIGMA Force Series

The SIGMA Force series is written by James Rollins and is a personal favorite of mine. Rollins uses a mixture of real science, historical facts, and fiction to create an interesting, often times thought provoking, and exciting ride in each one of the books.

Short Story: The Orb

The following is a short story I had to write for one of my summer classes. I ended up spending  a lot more time on it than I originally thought, and am proud of the finished product. That is why I am sharing it…