It’s a dream. I know it’s a dream, but I’m unable to halt my footsteps as they carry me onwards down the path. The route I traverse is one of those tell-tale signs that I am, in fact, within a dream. One moment I’m surrounded by lush meadowland, where bees buzz amidst a profusion of … More To Walk Through a Dream #writephoto
The scrap of fabric on the brambles was the first trace of Beatrice that anyone had yet … More WWP: Traces
Kaen breathed in, drawing the puthering smoke deep into his lungs. With each breath he could feel his hold upon the material world slipping further away. … More Branching Futures
She could remember it so clearly: long days spent on the road, sitting in the passenger seat with her mother behind the wheel of their rusting orange car. They’d sung along to pop songs playing on loop. … More Nomad
A Walk in the Park Jake stumbled along the familiar route, drawn to the warm light shining through his window. Home. He was nearly home. The chill air bit into his exposed arms, the thin shirt doing little to warm him, and he shivered. His thoughts skittered as his gaze caught on the trees lining the path. This … More A Walk in the Park
Unceasing Strife “Is that food ready yet, woman?” Julian sighed – here we go again. “It’ll be ready when its done. If you got off your lazy backside and helped out, maybe it’d be ready sooner!” Every day it was the same: Henry would snarl and Edna’ strident voice would rise in response. He’d found … More Unceasing Strife
He’d been standing in line, waiting his turn, for far longer than he cared to remember. The sign continued to blink idly in the distance; the column shuffled slowly forwards. Bureaucracy, it seemed, wasn’t just a problem in the land of the living. This post is for Sonya’s Three Line Tales challenge.
I was very happy to see that the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind, had made a return. I find the challenge of writing a story in only six words very enjoyable. Aptly, this week’s theme is return. The image I’ve included is from Pixabay. Young eyes open; old soul sees. To read … More Six Word Story – Return
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week’s theme is Help! Check out Ben’s blog to read the other entries. Years passed. Dreams of freedom faded.
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week’s theme is Betrayal. With eyes opened, conscience demanded action. If you’d like to read the other entries , click the blue frog.
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week’s theme is Delay. Anxiety multiplies as appointments run late. If you’d like to read the other entries , click the blue frog.
This post is for the Six Word Story challenge, run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind. This week’s theme is Prejudice. Empty seats bring sadness: invitation refused. If you’d like to read the other entries , click the blue frog.
For the past couple of weeks I’ve been spotting a number of fascinating stories, all written in only six words. This week I thought I’d join in. The challenge is run by Ben at A Hopelessly Wandering Mind and each week he gives a theme for your six word story. As I’m joining in at week three … More Six Word Stories – Loss, Passion and Murder
This is my entry for this week’s flash fiction challenge from Mondays Finish The Story. This challenge gives you a picture and an opening sentence and asks you to finish the story within 100-150 words. The opening sentence is given in italics. Racing down into the atmosphere, the unidentified object crashed, leaving behind one … More Catch! – Mondays Finish the Story
This children’s story (aimed at 5 / 6 year olds) Sidney the Scaredy Spider, is one that I wrote to be told rather than read, but I thought I’d paint a few pictures to go with it and share it here. Enjoy – and I’d love to know what you think. This is Sidney the … More Sidney the Scaredy Spider