The Release of an Insomniac

The Release of an Insomniac

1 chapter / 566 words

Approximately 3 minutes to read

Description:

*Winner of multiple categories in the first annual Figment Awards!*

A story about a man with insomnia spiraling out of control.

Amazing cover by: Hailey Morgana Kendricks

Genres:

Drama, Suspense, Horror
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7 months ago Layla Drew said:

Honestly, I love this. And it was just so amazing. FANTASTIC!

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8 months ago Wendiann Alfieri said:

(shivers) I can't even imagine what it'd be like without no sleep for that long...it makes me wonder if it would be better to be dead, or alive and never able to sleep? I wouldn't choose either, both are terrifying... or even worse in a coma...(shivers again) this story's got me wondering! Love it!

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11 months ago Imit Zeha said:

The author's mastery of prose and rhythm is apparent in this piece. The way the author boldly outlines a sense of desperation and focus on the minute details such as the blood running from the character's hands and the emphasis on the exact time the character had felt unrested is a testament to the author's understanding of the major theme of desperation for relief that this piece illustrates. This piece is a worthy offering to The Gate.

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over 1 year ago Bobbi Engram said:

This feels so realistic. You captured the struggles of one who has been suffering from extreme insomnia in a very believable manner. The way you described the voices and how they coincided with his death was brilliant. The one thing I would say is that you could go into depth a bit more to describe exactly how insomnia affected his day-to-day life. Overall,excellent piece.