Wednesday Prompt Smash: Receiving Transmission

A/N: In which I am heavily influenced by all the Star Trek I’ve been watching recently. Don’t forget to check out Tim’s work. Prompt: Receiving Transmission Word Limit: 200 words “Captain, we’re receiving a transmission.” “Patch it through, Lieutenant.” Who could be sending this transmission? Wondered the captain as they waited for the message to [...]

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Longest Weekend

Prompt: The Longest Weekend Word Limit: 200 words What’s that saying? Time flies when you’re having fun? Makes sense, because time absolutely snail crawls when you’re bored out of your mind. It’s easy to get excited when you see a public holiday marked on the calendar, to get carried away planning all the fun things [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Atonement

*Atonement: satisfaction or reparation for a wrong or injury; amends. “I’ve come seeking atonement,” Belladonna bellowed in front of the altar. “Come on, show yourself!” The silence was deafening. “All I want is answers! So answer me.” She could feel the pinpricks of tears on her cheeks. “Why won’t you answer me?” Nothing. There was [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Tattersall

*Tattersall: a pattern of squares formed by coloured crossbars on a solid-colour, usually light background. “I love all these tattersall clothes you have!” Decreed Becky, as she browsed through my wardrobe. “Thanks,” I replied, wondering just when she would leave. “Can I borrow this one?” She held one of my favourite dresses in her clutches. [...]

Wednesday Prompt Smash: High Tide

A/N: A little darker than some of my work. Check out Tim if you have time. Prompt: High Tide Word Limit: 350 words I stand stock still in the water. Heavy chain restraints, the cool metal tickles my skin. This is it, I can’t believe it, death is upon me. Spluttering, choking, coughing, nothing helps. [...]