Red Sky at Night

On day 153 of 365 Days Wild I decided to recreate the previous evening’s sunset in soft pastel … More Red Sky at Night

Artistic Representations

Artistic Representations “Will you hold still!” Pikey scowled. “You try standing still this long and see how well you manage it.” He rolled his shoulders. “How much longer?” “I’ll be done a lot sooner if you’d just hold still.” “Fine. Just hurry up, ‘fore I freeze like this forever.” Squiffle gave him a jaunty grin over … More Artistic Representations

FFfAW: Waystation

This post is for the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (FFfAW) Challenge, run by Priceless Joy. The challenge is that you write a story of 75-175 words inspired by the photo prompt below. I’ve ignored the rather modern looking telegraph wires in the picture and have written another other-world fantasy story this week – though one without … More FFfAW: Waystation

Friday Fictioneers: Elemental Inspiration

This is my entry for this week’s Friday Fictioneers Challenge run by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week’s picture prompt was provided by Douglas M. MacIlroy. The challenge is to write a story within 100 words. Elemental Inspiration People travelled miles to see the sculptures, lauding her imagination. Cass simply smiled and accepted their praise, shrugging when asked the source of her … More Friday Fictioneers: Elemental Inspiration

Toadstool House

I’ve spent this afternoon finishing off a watercolour picture that I began several months ago and then left in my ‘to be continued’ pile. After writing The Pixie Party last week I was inspired to finally complete it. This is Tixel, who appears in the story, and his toadstool house. There is a colouring picture … More Toadstool House

An Image of Concern

An Image Of Concern Twisting, curling. A vague idea gathering form and substance. An inkling – troublesome yet indistinct. A hint, a look shared, an outline defined. Shading added. The caress of fear, pulsing worry. Something’s wrong, something’s wrong, something… An easy way to find the truth. A simple question. But… Do you really want … More An Image of Concern

Autumn

Daylight dims as the wheel turns, encroaching darkness held at bay by autumn’s vibrant expression, a flame-like conflagration painted across nature’s canvas. Seeds settle to ground, cradled amidst fallen leaves; future’s promise nurtured by yesteryear’s sacrifice. A balance of life and death. Time to reflect and remember all that passed before as earth transitions into … More Autumn

An Introduction

Welcome to Storyteller’s Abode. Come inside, take a seat, and let me tell you a story… Join me on a journey deep into an enchanted forest. There we’ll discover a magical world of fairies and unicorns; we’ll encounter dragons, pixies and goblins. We might even have an adventure with some princesses, wizards or knights! All we … More An Introduction