Welcome back to another edition of Weekend Writing Warriors (WeWriWa). You can get more information about it by clicking on the image above.
The selection below comes from my book, Stepmothers Anonymous. Though she had hoped to live happily-ever-after following her remarriage, Abbey finds instead she’s been saddled with an incorrigible stepdaughter, newfound telekinetic powers and betrayal by friends and family. With few options left to her, Abbey decides to embrace her role as a wicked stepmother and make her own happy ending.
In today’s selection, we meet her stepdaughter Sara and witness the beginning of Abbey’s wickedness, when she goes to the high school to pick up her daughter and stepdaughter.
I gestured for Nicole to wait where she was.
“Get in; we’re going to get her,” I said to Sara. She slammed the door shut as I threw the car into reverse.
I should note at this point in the two decades I’ve been driving, I’ve never had an accident (though I did bump into a parked car, but that doesn’t count), I’ve never gotten a ticket and I’ve never been pulled over by the police for any reason. Not that this excuses what happened; I just wanted that on the record.
I backed up until I heard a piercing scream. I hit the brakes and turned around to see Sara was not in the car! She was still outside and I had run over her foot!
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