I'm 19 from Cardiff, on a gap year, and I love creative writing! I joined Vocal+ because of the 'Little Black Book' competition and thought it'd be a great way to challenge myself alongside writing novels.
That Time I Accidentally Catfished Myself
‘I’m not stupid’, I often tell myself, ‘I just don’t always have the best common sense.’ So it was hard to pick one story for this challenge.
Blood ain’t red when it runs down a sink. In the movies, they always make it bright, bursting red, but it’s not actually like that. It goes a little yellow once it starts slipping away, retreating like a coward.
‘Remember we can see you.’ His screams clawed inside her mind, every possible worst scenario invading her thoughts. Nadya’s lungs seared as she catapulted herself through the leaves as fast as her pinstripe trousers would allow.
‘Significant’. When thinking of the most significant Black women in music, many names come to mind - but probably not ‘Kizzy Crawford’.