Have you ever woken in the middle of a dream only to find it isn t over For Taren Evans, it s reality He s stricken with an unnerving disorder that forces him wide awake in the middle of his dreams, in the middle of his nightmares.Unable to move or speak, Taren can only lie in bed, helpless, while the cruel dream world melds with the real world around him A place where rHave you ever woken in the middle of a dream only to find it isn t over For Taren Evans, it s reality He s stricken with an unnerving disorder that forces him wide awake in the middle of his dreams, in the middle of his nightmares.Unable to move or speak, Taren can only lie in bed, helpless, while the cruel dream world melds with the real world around him A place where reality and fantasy become blurred.When sleep becomes torment, could you close your eyes
Anywhere But Here A Short Horror Story Have you ever woken in the middle of a dream only to find it isn t over For Taren Evans it s reality He s stricken with an unnerving disorder that forces him wide awake in the middle of his dreams i
I hope you enjoy my first short story as much as I enjoyed writing it.
SCARY The character, Taren Evans, suffers from a terrible sleep disorder he wakes during his nightmares unable to move while the nightmare continues He goes to a sleep clinic for help and receives meds However, the meds are adjusted to ensure he is not hallucinating You, as the reader, are allowed a safe perspective of Taren s horrific journey where reality and nightmare merge.Although this is a short story, it is a SCARY story Based on a five star rating, I give it five stars 1 Buy from the aut [...]
Anywhere But Here novella than short story explores the intriguing and certainly ripe for horror exploitation concept of sleep paralysis Having experienced this myself a few times, the author does a fine job in describing the graying of the room s edges, the shadowy figures circling the bed, and worse the sufferer s inability to move or speak, yet remain fully present to experience any agony that might ensue from whatever motivates these nocturnal visitations.The story begins with a Poe esque f [...]
I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review.I don t normally read horror stories but having read the synopsis for Anywhere But Here I thought I d give it a go.Taren Evans is a 19 year old college student who suffers from narcolepsy and sleep paralysis The author spends a good deal of the book explaining how Taren feels during his sleep paralysis which I found fascinating but also chilling Taren suffers from night terrors whilst paralysed in sleep in which he dreams of a de [...]
Received a free copy from the author for an honest review I really enjoyed reading this The author did an awesome job when it came to descriptions, Taren s night terrors gave me nightmares Never having experienced sleep paralysis before I don t know if the descriptions were accurate, but they were terrifying A very original concept, I like finding novels that aren t the same idea reheated Looking forward to read from this author.
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Overall, I quite liked this story Initially, it was a little slow going, and only the mention of the dark figure sparked a little fear in me I liked how descriptive and observant Taren was, it was easy to feel like I was in his shoes His life as a whole was pretty normal besides being riddled by night terrors The conversation about Batman could ve been done away with, but I guess it made it seem like something that would happen IRL The writing itself was perfect and easy to visualise.The ending [...]
I really wanted to like this, but in the end, I just didn t The plot was original and I really liked the characters, but I never really connected with them I liked that the beginning was a bit slow, it was a great way to build anticipation Unfortunately, it stayed slow until somewhere around the 75% mark Every few pages the writing would become stilted and was peppered with awkward phrasing I spent most of the book incredibly confused and waiting for something to happen When things finally did b [...]
I would like to thank the author for sharing his short story Anywhere But Here in exchange for an honest review.The first half of the book was a little slow paced I wasn t able to connect much with the hallucinations of Taren Evans But, when there is a murder in his neighborhood I get interested Finally, I am getting the thrill I expect.The hallucinations get real over the second half, and I am able to feel the blood racing I am excited and expecting , when suddenly the book comes to an end Ther [...]