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

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Tales from the Wasteland: Treasure and Stuff

This was not turning out to be a good day for Rod and his crew, they’d been trekking across the wasteland for five days now and had hardly anything to show for it. They had enough supplies for a few more days travel but they’d need to turn back soon or they’d never make it … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Treasure and Stuff

Tales from the Wasteland: Big Game Hunting

A/N: So for those following my FB page you may have noticed the last few months I've been doing Thursday Character Insights. To expand on that, in anticipation of getting Customerpocalypse released as an e-book I'll be putting up short story spin-offs for the characters of Customerpocalypse every Thursday of this month. Without further ado, I bring … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Big Game Hunting

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Final Flight

A/N: Bit late getting this done today as I spent the morning volunteering. Hope you all enjoy the story. Prompt: Final Flight Word Limit: 100 words This would be Tawny’s final flight, he was getting too old for this. Miriam was fussing over him, making sure he was at his absolute best for the day … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Final Flight

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Everyone is off sick

A/N: I had my wisdom teeth (all four) removed on Friday, so I missed doing the Saturday Word of the Day this week. I’m still on painkillers and pretty out of it, so please bear with me if there are any spelling or grammar mistakes I have overlooked in today’s piece. Prompt: “Everyone is off … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Everyone is off sick

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Oracle is dead

A/N: Sorry I didn't get this up yesterday, I had a hectic morning and currently have a wisdom tooth coming through which is causing me a bit of pain. Anyway, here's this week's prompt smash a day late. Prompt: The Oracle is dead Word Limit: 200 Words “Sound the alarms! Search the city!” Commanded Night … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Oracle is dead

Saturday Word of the Day: Ferly

A/N: Today's my birthday so for this weekend I'm offering my ebook 'The Short Story Press Collection' for free on Amazon. If you'd like to grab a copy, now's the time, and if you feel like it I'd love for you to leave me a review! Now without further ado, today's story. *Ferly: something unusual, … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Ferly

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Unexpected explosion

A/N: If you've got time don't forget to check out my friend Tim's writing, he and I both give each other prompts for these Wednesday Prompt Smashes though he doesn't always post in a timely manner. Prompt: Unexpected explosion Word Limit: 150 words “Now see if you mix solution A with solution C, it’ll turn … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Unexpected explosion

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Train to Hell

Prompt: Train to Hell Word Limit: 200 Words “All aboard!” The conductor’s voice echoed throughout the station, wriggling it’s way deep into the thoughts of the crowd. As everyone flocked to board the train Joanna found herself being jostled back and forth. Her messenger bag slammed against her thigh as she was knocked off balance. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Train to Hell

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Missing Star

A/N: Terribly sorry this is late, it is Thursday here but it's still Wednesday in parts of the Northern Hemisphere so let's just pretend this is on time. If you'd like to check out Tim's work it can be found here. And the reason for my frazzled mind this month (my Kindle Scout Campaign) can … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Missing Star