Saturday Word of the Day: Consuetude

*Consuetude: custom, especially as having legal force. It was no easy thing to watch the consuetudes of one’s culture be eviscerated, to be torn apart, twisted and left to rot. Yet who were we to stand against the Cultural Revolution? Against, the influence of an empire? What people never seem to realise is that everything [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Membranophone

*Membranophone: any musical instrument, as a drum, in which the sound is produced by striking, rubbing, or blowing against a membrane stretched over a frame. Johnny was a musician, specialising in membranophones. The drums were his instrument of choice, and whenever someone in town needed a drummer they would call him up. He wasn’t affiliated [...]

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Hands of Fate

Prompt: Hands of Fate Word Limit: 300 words Mortals are all guided by fate, every movement and choice they make are a careful calculation that solidifies the path outlined for them. Though even those that believe in fates guidance aren’t privy to the goddess’ working, she is eternally busy and terribly devoted. She sees the [...]