Saturday Word of the Day: Decorous

*Decorous: characterised by dignified propriety in conduct, manners, appearance, character, etc. Graduates of Thimbelton were often stereotyped as being decorous. Matthew had no intention of fitting in with that perception, rather he sought to be the complete opposite. -END-

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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

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken Wand

A/N: I'm typing this out on my phone so formatting will be different from usual. Also I'm doing this quickly whilst waiting to board my flight to Darwin so please excuse any spelling or grammar mistakes. Finally the word limit was 300 but as I'm just doing this quick I'll be ignoring that. Tiffany's first … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken Wand

Saturday Word of the Day: Hypnopedia

*Hypnopedia: sleep learning. The people of Aurus 12 were highly intelligent, but also rather relaxed. Their rainbow coloured skin and big doe eyes attracted many a species’ gazes but their wits proved to be too much for anyone that tried to make them slaves. When Earthlings first came across the Aurisians they were instantly enamoured. … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Hypnopedia

Tales from the Wasteland: Mayor of Survivortopolis

Stan’s whole world had been flipped upside down with one phone call… well technically the phone call was for Ricky, then the information in that phone call relayed to Stan. It’s not every day your assistant manager barges into your office and demands you lockdown the store immediately. Then again it’s not every day that … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Mayor of Survivortopolis

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Always Forgetful

Prompt: Always Forgetful Word Limit: 290 words Danny had always been forgetful. He'd forget appointments, anniversaries and birthdays unless reminders were set. There had always been a knowing nod of acceptance when he arrived late for events or missed them entirely. It was simply his way, everyone knew he was Forgetful Danny. So it went … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Always Forgetful

Saturday Word of the Day: Carte blanche

*Carte blanche: unconditional authority; full discretionary power. Velo had been given carte blanche over the trial, there was no jury. Mella's life laid in his hands, actions would be taken on his opinion of events. There was a lot to consider, contradicting accounts and information to examine, but yet none of that really mattered. All … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Carte blanche

Tales from the Wasteland: Information is Power

There are only so many ways to make a living after the apocalypse, and most of them aren’t exactly suitable for a middle-aged woman who’s spent her life working behind a desk. So Allie found herself getting inventive, she didn’t want to go back to working in customer service and pandering to people. To avoid … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Information is Power

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Prayer for a quick death

Prompt: Prayer for a quick death Word Limit: 75 words Gunshots could be heard in the distance, smoke smelled on the wind. It was chaos, but worst of all was that the screaming had stopped. At least when the screaming could be heard there was some way to gauge how far away the enemy was. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Prayer for a quick death