Saturday Word of the Day: Stanchless

*Stanchless: Incessant: a stanchless torrent of words. Cindy had a habit of rambling when she was anxious, a habit that frankly, Richard didn’t care for. Her stanchless droning was ever so irksome and he considered it a mystery how he had lived with it for so long before moving out. The two siblings were as … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Stanchless

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Everyone is off sick

A/N: I had my wisdom teeth (all four) removed on Friday, so I missed doing the Saturday Word of the Day this week. I’m still on painkillers and pretty out of it, so please bear with me if there are any spelling or grammar mistakes I have overlooked in today’s piece. Prompt: “Everyone is off … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Everyone is off sick

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Constant Headache

Prompt: Constant Headache Word Limit: 150 words The drilling had been going on for three months now, three very long months. Ever since it had started Aaron had been dealing with constant headaches. It was only meant to take a couple of weeks, the massive drill would pierce the fossil coverage and then miners would … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Constant Headache

Saturday Word of the Day: Brontide

*Brontide: a rumbling noise heard occasionally in some parts of the world, probably caused by seismic activity. There's a thundering noise, although the sky is clear, and a panicked look forms on Argus' face. "We should move," giving no explanation Argus begins walking off. "Wait, where are you going?" Joy yells out after him. "I'm … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Brontide

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Oracle is dead

A/N: Sorry I didn't get this up yesterday, I had a hectic morning and currently have a wisdom tooth coming through which is causing me a bit of pain. Anyway, here's this week's prompt smash a day late. Prompt: The Oracle is dead Word Limit: 200 Words “Sound the alarms! Search the city!” Commanded Night … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Oracle is dead

Saturday Word of the Day: Ferly

A/N: Today's my birthday so for this weekend I'm offering my ebook 'The Short Story Press Collection' for free on Amazon. If you'd like to grab a copy, now's the time, and if you feel like it I'd love for you to leave me a review! Now without further ado, today's story. *Ferly: something unusual, … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Ferly

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Night People

A/N: So I went a bit over the word limit... and the allowed 10% leeway, but I really enjoyed writing for this prompt. As always if you want you can check out my friend Tim's work here. Prompt: The Night People Word Limit: 166 words There’s nothing quite as unsettling as being a female on … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Night People

Saturday Word of the Day: Omnifarious

A/N: I have no idea if I've used this word correctly. Also have kept this short as I'm running on phone data this weekend. *Omnifariois: of all forms, varieties, or kinds It's hard to choose a pet when you love an omnifarious range of pet store animals. There's the cute little kittens who seem playful … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Omnifarious

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Unexpected explosion

A/N: If you've got time don't forget to check out my friend Tim's writing, he and I both give each other prompts for these Wednesday Prompt Smashes though he doesn't always post in a timely manner. Prompt: Unexpected explosion Word Limit: 150 words “Now see if you mix solution A with solution C, it’ll turn … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Unexpected explosion

Saturday Word of the Day: Truthiness

*Truthiness: the quality of seeming to be true according to one’s intuition, opinion, or perception without regard to logic, factual evidence, or the like. “This whole campaign seems to lack truthiness, it reeks of dishonesty and backdoor deals!” Clarice slammed a campaign pamphlet on the table. “Why? I mean who thinks this is a good … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Truthiness