This was written in response to #MidWeekFlash writing prompt. The picture can be found here. Do check out the image before reading so you know who you are following into the woods... You shouldn’t have followed me here, dear girl, ‘twas an error. The show’s back that way, just follow the sounds of the crowd. … Continue reading Come Follow The Circus
Hey, how are you doing? I wasn't sure if my letters were getting out to you. There was a rumour that they were being put straight into the furnace after someone tried to smuggle pages of the Tartaran Lexicon out in the post. Nobody knows if anything did get out, but we haven't seen Dekia … Continue reading Training wheels – short writing prompt fiction
Photo by João Silas on Unsplash Disclaimer: If you haven't seen any of Highlander, there are some pretty major spoiler in here. World-building. No matter what genre or type of story you are writing, there needs to be some kind of world-building. It could be that actually you are setting it in the real world … Continue reading There can be only…well a few?
It's nice when someone likes your story. I know it's not all about competition and credits but let's be honest, it's an amazing feeling when one of your stories is accepted for something. Sort of opposite to the crushing dismay when one is rejected. Sometimes, it's just about finding the right place for your work. … Continue reading SUCCESS!
'Dear Blank Page, Today, I concede. You win. I have no words to sully your surface, no tales to fill up your gaps. You shall remain blank for the foreseeable future. You see life keeps getting in the way. The world intrudes on my thoughts and stories leaving me empty, unable to string a sentence … Continue reading Ode to a Blank Page
"Are you telling me it just turned up overnight?" They peered over as far as they could but the angle made it hard to see more. Loose sand and pebbles shifted under Mia's foot and skittered towards the edge of the gaping hole. She watched in awe as they tumbled over the edge. "When I … Continue reading Tunnels – a flash fiction story
The knock on the door made me freeze. The bar had closed up over an hour ago even though Reiner hadn’t kicked me out yet. The large man behind the door cast his gaze in my direction, an eyebrow raised enquiringly. “Don’t look at me, I’m not expecting anyone.” I shrugged and went back to … Continue reading What goes around- A flash fiction
“You spend all your time up here staring at that page.” “I’m writing. That’s part of it.” I placed the pen back on the table forcibly and looked up at him, trying to make my expression as pointed as possible. “Don’t you have to put the pen on the paper?” His arms were folded over … Continue reading Fictional Failures
They said I had an over-active imagination, let my brain run wild with the stories in my head. My grandparents thought I’d had enough of books, filling my head with stories, time to let me go out in the real world. They didn’t understand that’s where it all came from. I sat by the stream … Continue reading Reflections (A Short Story)
It took Eva a few seconds to notice Lyle was no longer by her side. She should have noticed when she stopped hearing his disapproving noises. She stopped and turned back to see her about a hundred yards back on the path. No wonder he’d let her carry on talking this long. She marched back … Continue reading Tramlines – a prompt flash fiction story