Wednesday Prompt Smash: Troll Butter

A/N: Had a lot of fun with this prompt, and did a little folklore research for it too. Check out Tim's work over here. Prompt: Troll Butter Word Limit: 150 words “Pew, what is that?” Dalia held her nose in disgust as a foul odour seeped from the fridge. “Ah, that’d be the troll butter. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Troll Butter

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Saturday Word of the Day: Iceblink

*Iceblink: a yellowish luminosity near the horizon or on the underside of a cloud, caused by the reflection of light from sea ice. Lily’s eyes swept across the sky, tracing the iceblink. There was a subtle beauty in how peaceful it all seemed, in how the sky seemed unfazed by the new world. “Brr,” a … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Iceblink

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Final Christmas

A/N: Sorry I missed posting on Saturday, I've had a very busy last few days with family visiting. I hope everyone has enjoyed the holidays. Prompt: The Final Christmas Word Limit: 200 words A thick, heavy smog cloud loomed on the horizon as Veronica scurried home. Her arms were pressed firm, laden with presents, against … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Final Christmas

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Unknowable

A/N: So sorry for missing this Saturday’s Word of the Day post! Spent the whole day volunteering for the Abbey Museum’s open day and was absolutely exhausted afterwards (but it was worth it because I had a lovely time). Prompt: The Unknowable Word Limit: 150 words There were many Gods in the lands of Argoth, … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Unknowable

Wednesday Prompt Smash: By law of truth and claw

Prompt: By law of truth and claw Word Limit: 200 words “Order, order in the court!” Snarled Grimmace, his sharp yellow fangs glinting with saliva in the dim light. The gathering went quiet, aside from a few barely audible whimpers in the back. “Now let us resume proceedings, in an orderly manner.” Grimmace lowered himself … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: By law of truth and claw

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

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Pay with a secret

Prompt: Pay with a secret Word Limit: 250 words The floors creaked underfoot as I entered. It appeared as if nobody had been here in a long time. Necromancy was technically illegal, but there were always ways to get around magic laws. Dead Man, they called him, a shady peddler of the necromantic arts. If … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Pay with a secret

Saturday Word of the Day: Necropolis

A/N: I really wanted to write more for this today but it's been a stressful day as my dog has had some problems eating. So, yeah, unfortunately, this piece ends a little abruptly. *Necropolis: a cemetery, especially one of large size and usually of an ancient city. “Artemisia, where are you going?” “We’re not supposed … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Necropolis

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Sunrise

A/N: So this turned out very different from how I thought it would, but I hope you all enjoy it. You can check out Tim's work here. Prompt: Sunrise Word Limit: 200 words “Have you ever seen anything so beautiful?” Effie can’t take her sky off the horizon. Before her very eyes, the blanket of … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Sunrise