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 [...]

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Saturday Word of the Day: Apparition

*Apparition: a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, especially a ghost. The old Millcrest Manor had been abandoned for years, all the townspeople avoided it like the plague. Nobody dared even approach the front gate as the old superstitions clung to each and every citizen. It was a beautiful fall, leaves in crisp oranges [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Noctambulous

*Noctambulous: of, relating to, or given to sleepwalking It was tiresome raising triplets, even more tiresome when all three of them seemed to have noctambulous habits. No the Dwyer triplets were more than a handful when conscious but when unconscious they were even more troublesome. - END-

Move on

'Relationship status: Single' the tidbit of information mocks me. Yes part of me was hoping it would still say that, part of me drew pleasure from perusing the social network for the slightest update on the life of this person who unknowingly held possession of my heart. But still their life mocks me, I yearn [...]

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Normal Week

A/N: It’s that time of the week again, Wednesday prompt smash is a project between my co-worker/friend Tim and I, you can read more about it on my Projects page. For Tim’s work check outhttp://wordsmithstories.blogspot.com.au/ Prompt: “It has been a normal, boring week, but something just isn’t right.” Word Limit: 300 words “Cassandra, what did [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Sinistral

*Sinistral:  left-handed Their elbows kept bumping. Pens kept being knocked off course. And words kept going wonky with extra lines added to letters. It wasn't ideal but the desks were small. All the other seats had been taken. Leaving the poor sinistral student sitting on the right hand side if the desk. They had tried [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Cygnet

*Cygnet: a young swan The young girls prance and stretch. Practicing their pirouets along the dance floor. "Clap clap" the instructor circles the room applauding their efforts. "Bravo, bravo my little cygnets!" Some of the girls jump high, posing mid-air before starting to land. Whilst others practice curtsies using the bar at the side of [...]

The Wayfarer Chapter 1- Part 2

"I'm bored, aren't we near a town yet?" The whine of tiny bells rang from the brim of a hat. "No not yet, this is a very long road and we haven't walked very far." Replied the wearer of the hat, they didn't mention that they were the only one actually walking. A light fluttering [...]