The Devil is Sleep

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
A return to her childhood home sends Winnie on a trip away from reality, which begs the question;
What are dreams made Of?

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Prologue

Submitted: August 29, 2019


This is all a first draft, so a lot of it is unedited. Constructive critiscism welcome!
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1

Submitted: August 29, 2019

1 Even in the afternoon, the winter sun that filtered through the crack in the curtains was harsh, abruptly waking her to eyelids stick... Read Chapter

2

Submitted: September 12, 2019

The drive down was uneventful and quiet. The traffic gradually moved faster as the landscape changed from dual carriageway bordered by cl... Read Chapter

3

Submitted: September 12, 2019

The days passed tirelessly, a montage of mundane cleaning activities and writing fluff pieces to fill the newspaper she worked for, broke... Read Chapter

4

Submitted: September 12, 2019

Winnie stood in the orchard in the back garden – she could tell where she was by the low-hanging apple tree next to her, so memorable b... Read Chapter

5

Submitted: September 12, 2019

As she got ready to go out, Winnie couldn’t quite shake the strange feeling she’d had in her dream, a kind of hollow stomach, as the ... Read Chapter

6

Submitted: September 12, 2019

Mog was pressed into her side, a familiar and comforting presence. She could no longer see the dead behind her eyelids, but the pain in h... Read Chapter