Wednesday Prompt Smash: High Rise

Prompt: High Rise Word Limit: 200 words Mars was changing, had been changing for the past fifty years. Kit was tired of change, why did everything have to change? The scuff of red soil left notable stains on Kit’s shoes but he didn’t mind, out on the outskirts was the last part of Mars City … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: High Rise

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Saturday Word of the Day: Piacular

*Piacular: expiatory; atoning; repartory. “Elisabeth, your word is Piacular.” The judges cast a rather cold glare at the audience as they wait for the ten-year-old to spell out the word. “Uh, can you use it in a sentence?” There’s a small moment of panic as the judges acknowledge the question, they huddle together and whisper … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Piacular

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Temporal Sickness

Prompt: Temporal sickness Word Limit: 180 words “Now class it is very important you follow the safety guidelines to a T when travelling through the temporal zone, so make sure you all read the preparation pamphlet before our excursion on Friday!” Professor Olivian was preparing to dismiss the class when he remembered a final detail, … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Temporal Sickness

Tales from the Wasteland: Top Secret

It had been a long day working at the outpost, what with wasting a load of ammunition on a giant slug. The major had made a big show of shouting at everyone, but honestly, there hadn’t been any other options open to them. Johnny was on night patrol, not that there was much to watch … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Top Secret

Tales from the Wasteland: Currency Problems

A heavy sigh leaves Marly? for the third time that day as she busies herself pulling dead leaves off lettuce. Courtney and Hector are lugging a large ambiguous animal corpse from the hunter exchange counter to the butchery. A few other food exchange employees busy themselves with other tasks. “Something the matter, Marly?” Courtney is … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Currency Problems

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Lost in Time

A/N: Don't forget to check out Tim's writing. Prompt: Lost in Time Word Limit: 250 words “Where are we now?” Gribbald had been against time hopping from the day the invention was introduced, and that hadn’t changed now that his sister Lusha had forced him into partaking in a trial. “It says 2341,” There was … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Lost in Time

Tales from the Wasteland: Philosophy 101

“Ugh, Tabitha can we stop talking about all this philosophical bullshit and just do it already?” Tegan groans as he watches his spitfire girlfriend paces back and forth. “No, Tegan. We need to fully discuss this, I almost died the other day.” Her hands flail in the air erratically, “death by giant earthworm is a … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Philosophy 101

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

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