If you listen carefully, you might hear them on the steps, their laughter echoing in the summer air. They climb ever higher, curiosity drawing them onwards. Look. There. Can you see them - twisting in the sunbeams? This post is for Cee's Which Way Challenge. I've really missed this challenge - paths, staircases and signposts are some of my [...]
This post is for the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story Challenge. This week's theme is insult. Thick skinned? He'd had to be. I didn't really know what picture I was going to use to illustrate this six word story until I went hunting around on Pixabay. Then I entered the search term 'thick skinned' and elephant pictures appeared. Perfect! One of [...]
This post is for The Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story challenge. This week's theme is dark. Within shadows he watches, waiting. Soon...
This post is for The Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story Challenge. This week's theme is luck. Copper circle glints: fortune's promise claimed. I have to admit that I was a little stumped at first when it came to this week's prompt. I had a number of different ideas but nothing that really leapt out at [...]
This post is for the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story Challenge. This week's theme is horror. I tried out several different approaches to this one but then couldn't decide which to actually use so I decided to include three different ones! I hope you like them. Empty swing creaks: a mother weeps. Screams echo as [...]
This post is for Sonya's Three Line Tale Challenge, that asks us to write three lines in response to the photo prompt. She wandered in a dream-like haze, unaware of time's passage. The sights and scents of paper and ink filled her senses. Occasionally a text would beckon and she'd digest every word before moving on. If this was eternity, she was [...]
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 [...]