She sighs and sits on the stool, looking out of the window as the sun dips lower in the sky. Beams burst through the glass and bathe her in glowing patches. For a moment it seems as if she has forgotten but then her tired voice rings out. “So you’ve come for a story too … Continue reading Time and tales (a prompt short story)
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... “We’ve been here before.” “We can’t have been, no footprints look.” Harley pointed down at the blanket of snow, completely untouched. “We’ve definitely … Continue reading Infinity mirror
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
'Time is all relative,' he mumbled as he scribbled Words drifted, colliding on the board Meeting numbers in explosions of genius Or was it madness now? He wasn't sure. 'The day drags endlessly while you idle The work clock ticks ever slower Do you not feel the lengthening of a second?' His apprentice stared in … Continue reading The Flow of Time
A stroll around the deck lead me to the forward section of the airbus. We’d been on the Cumulo for three weeks and we were now into the last six days of sailing. It was nearly time. I allowed myself a few moments respite as I leant over the railings. A netting below made it … Continue reading Airbus Acquisitions – a prompt short story
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