Saturday Word of the Day: Single-hearted

*single-hearted: sincere and undivided in feeling or spirit; dedicated; not reflecting in mixed emotions. Everything Eliza did, she did single-heartedly and gave her full one hundred percent. To her all things could be viewed in black and white, there was no reason to be divided or conflicted in her emotions. Except lately Damian had been … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Single-hearted

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Saturday Word of the Day: Diapason

*Diapason: a full, rich outpouring of melodious sound. Eliza’s first memory was the loud, booming voices of her parents arguing. That’s how her memory process worked, by focusing on sounds. Her first time with a boy was a cacophony of heavy metal blasting through speakers. And her first time with a girl was smooth, baritone … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Diapason

Saturday Word of the Day: Caboshed

*Caboshed: shown facing forward without a neck, as an animal in heraldry. Varys was never sure what to make of his family heraldry, the large emblazoned shields that adorned every wall within his home. It was a rather garish depiction of a ram’s head caboshed, surrounded by swords and thorns. Of course, everyone in the … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Caboshed

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Soldier of love

A/N: I had a lot of fun writing this prompt so I hope you all like it. As per usual you can find Tim's work here. Prompt: Soldier of love Word Limit: 250 words This was terrible, the fields were peppered with bodies and the wildflowers dyed red with blood. Grey clouds blotted out the … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Soldier of love

Tales from the Wasteland: Behind the walls

A/N: This'll be the last Tale from the Wasteland, next month will just be Wednesday Prompt Smash and Saturday Word of the Day posts. Running a business wasn’t easy, especially not in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. For one stock was a nightmare to get, scavengers and hunters would bring in all sorts of odds and ends … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Behind the walls

Wednesday Prompt Smash: War in Heaven

A/N: Sorry if my writing is a little incoherent this week and for this being much shorter than the word limit, I currently have a cold but am committed to getting out my regular posts. Check out Tim’s work here. Prompt: War in heaven Word Limit: 200 words It was chaos, the gardens were on … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: War in Heaven

Saturday Word of the Day: Prima facie

*Prima facie: plain or clear; self-evident; obvious. It was going to be a long day, Judy could tell as soon as she entered the office. Bruce and Colleen were locked in an argument over some trivial thing, though it was prima facie they just wanted an excuse to be mad at each other. Yes, it … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Prima facie

Tales from the Wasteland: Endless Bunnies

Of all the absurdities that Lyle had learnt to just accept as part of his life now in this post-apocalyptic wasteland the hardest to deal with was the rabbits. He didn’t have anything against rabbits, he just didn’t understand how they had survived the apocalypse, they and the gerbils were anomalies. It was absurd, how … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Endless Bunnies

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Bug War

A/N: Tried a different take for this one, if it's not obvious the story is from an Ant's perspective. Check out Tim's work here. Prompt: The Bug War Word Limit: 242 words Elena was scared, the raids had been going on for weeks now. The tunnel systems were being flooded, trapping workers. And food rations … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Bug War