Speed dating. Part 4

You can listen to this episode here⤵︎⤵︎⤵︎ https://open.spotify.com/show/6S3b1qk08KPUEXYJrecGDm “This view is a-mazing,” Toya said, as she walked out of the loft apartment and onto the patio overlooking downtown Atlanta. “So, what’s a ball player doing at Speed dating?” Toya said, before she took a sip of her champagne. “I’m always down to try anything once,”…

Speed dating. Part 2

It’s 6 am and Toya’s currently at the gym, running on the treadmill. Her headphones are turned up, and she’s listening to “Thee Savvy Entrepreneur Podcast.” “Hey, you dropped this,” a man said, while picking up her sweat rag off the floor. Toya couldn’t hear him though. She was too engaged in the podcast and…

Speed Dating: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. Part 1

You can listen here⤵︎ New Message To: Satoya that’s my best friend Perkins 👯‍♀️ Hey girl, what you doing? To: Gena my chick badd 🍑😍Bailey Hey boo! Girl, nothing really. Just sipping on some wine that tastes like NyQuil, and watching some crazy movie… Wyd? Gena: Typing… Group Message  To: BFF Toya 🥳, BFF Gena 🥵 Bentley Morris: Why…

John Kirkwood. Part 4 (Final)

Throughout college and after college, Braxton and I kept in touch. Braxton went to Harvard to become a successful attorney who handles high-profile legal cases. Honey and I lost contact during college, and I ended up moving back to Atlanta after getting my Master of Business Administration degree. “Two years after graduation, I opened Kirkwood…

John Kirkwood. Part 3

John As you can see, Jay wasn’t a joke. You may be thinking, “but John, you’re Jay.” Well, yes and no. Jay was a boy; John is a man. It took me a while to get from Jay to John, but eventually, I got there.  So, I know you’re curious as to what I was…

John Kirkwood. part 2

Brenda Despair was written all over my face. What’s wrong baby?” Tim said, as he brought me and his plate of Chinese food to the living room, where I’d been reviewing a case. “I just got off the phone with my brother’s ex. She asked me if my nephew Jay, could come live with me,”…

John Kirkwood: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. Part 1

Hey, y’all. I’m back with another short story. This is going to be a good one, if I do say so myself. I just love writing y’all. I could do it twenty four seven. Anyway, this is a inspirational drama that I know you’ll enjoy.  As with any of my stories, there’s always a profound…

The Surrogate: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. Part 5

Davi The pain came suddenly and strong. I woke up out of my sleep yelling. It felt as if the baby was trying to make her way out without me pushing. The pressure. Oh, the pressure.  It felt as if I needed to push. My doctor was on standby, and she made it to the…