Saturday Word of the Day: Waggish

A/N: Before I begin this Saturday Word of the day post, I just wanted to say I'm very excited today as my story 'Dealt in Sin' is in the Australian Speculative Fiction Anthology: Beginnings which has officially launched today! You can find it on Amazon here. *Waggish: roguish in merriment and good humour; jocular; like … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Waggish

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: The book of stars

Prompt: The book of stars Word Limit: 200 words Marni was not a good apprentice, and nobody was shy about telling her this. It ruffled her feathers something shocking when the older apprentices voiced their disdain, loudly and within earshot.  She wanted to curse the whole Tower, wanted to scream at the Book of Stars … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The book of stars

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Unknowable Presence

Prompt: Unknowable Presence Word Limit: 200 words There’d always been something strange about the town, some sort of invisible fog hanging over it. Residents weren’t particularly concerned about it but visitors to the sleepy town often felt unnerved, as if they were being watched from the shadows. The odd foreboding feeling of being followed deterred … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Unknowable Presence

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Rainbow Reef

Prompt: The Rainbow Reef Word Limit: 225 words Underwater everything was meant to come easy, it was the natural order of things. But nothing came easy to Layla, she couldn’t swim straight and was constantly getting tangled up in seaweed. Her siblings all seemed to glide through life, effortlessly turning and looping through the water. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Rainbow Reef

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

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