freewheeling through childhood unsullied by adult cares journeying into a bright future This post is for Cee's Which Way Challenge.
Puddle Splashing “What are you doing?” Mikey pulled a face. What a daft question. “I’m splashing in puddles, of course.” He was tempted to add ‘silly girl’, but Mummy said he should be nice, even when he didn’t want to be. “Why?” “Because it’s fun.” He leapt towards the next puddle. “Can I have a go?”... Continue Reading →
The Children "For your disregard of our laws-" "Father, please," Lia said, tears flowing. But no trace of her doting parent was visible. It was the High Councillor who faced her: stern and forbidding as he passed sentence. "-you are hereby banished." Her hand tightened on the pony's reins, and she avoided looking at the children on the... Continue Reading →
This post is for the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story challenge. This week's prompt is tease. "Mum! Charlie keeps on poking me!" As soon as I saw this week's prompt I knew I had to write a six word story about siblings teasing each other! Working with kids I tend to see a lot of that. 🙂 I chose... Continue Reading →
This post is for the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story Challenge. This week's theme is anticipation. Delighted giggles: "One more sleep, Mummy!"
This post is for the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story Challenge. This week's theme is joyous. My thoughts instantly went to Christmas morning. Wide-eyed laughter scatters amidst paper scraps.
Every Wednesday, all across the internet, bloggers post a photograph with no words to explain it. Here is mine.
This is my entry for this week’s Friday Fictioneers Challenge run by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week's picture prompt was provided by Santoshwriter. The challenge is to write a story within 100 words. The Origins of a Dream “Maybe he’s mad,” Joey whispered, peering through the tangled branches where they crouched. He shivered, though he told himself it was because of... Continue Reading →
I've decided to have a go at some flash fiction so, to start me off, I'm joining in with Mondays Finish the Story. For this you're given a photograph and the opening line and the challenge is to complete the story within 100-150 words. I hope you all like my offering. Silently as the people... Continue Reading →