Saturday Word of the Day: Metathesis

A/N: You might recognise some of the characters in today's post, you can check the Witchcraft tag/category to find more stories featuring them. *Metathesis: the transposition of letters, syllables, or sounds in a word, as in the pronunciation aks for ask “Do you think spells can account for metathesis?” “What?” Danica had been chewing her … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Metathesis

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Blinding Light

A/N: Please excuse me for missing Saturday's post and for today's post being quite short, I had a friend visiting over the weekend and on Monday we picked up our new puppy Miley. That said consider this due warning that for the next few weeks (possibly months) my writing may be delayed and shorter than … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Blinding Light

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Game Changer

Prompt: Game Changer Word Limit: 175 words Please Login or Signup to access DreamWeave Username: Angel Password: ******* Loading… Angela thrums her fingers against the desk. Loading… Loading… Welcome back, Angel. What would you like to do today? “Finally,” she leans forward before moving her mouse along the screen. Change Dreamscape? Are you sure you … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Game Changer

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Is that a tank?

Prompt: “Is that a tank?” Word Limit: 200 words “Hey Spotter, see anything?” Vera had been stuck at this far-flung outpost for three weeks, and every day she would ask Spotter this question in the hopes of something exciting. “Hmm, there’s a bit of a blip on the horizon. Can’t really make it out right … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Is that a tank?

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Mechbear

Prompt: Mechbear Word Limit: 150 words “Allison, what the hell is that?” Daphne gestured wildly at the hulking heap of metal in the corner of her sister’s lab. “It’s an uh, mechbear. Just a little bit of extra credit for my robotics class.” Allison was busy fiddling with a computer hard drive but she could … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Mechbear

Saturday Word of the Day: Snowbird

*Snowbird: a person who vacations in or moves to a warmer climate during cold weather. Danny was a snowbird, or at least he wanted to be. Every winter he’d pack up his bags, hop into his old car and drive to the airport. He didn’t always make it anywhere warm, but he tried. There was … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Snowbird

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Totally not plagiarised

Prompt: “Totally not plagiarised” Word Limit: 200 words “Samuel, this manuscript is simply fascinating. We are so excited to be publishing your debut novel, however did you come up with this fantastic story?” “Oh you know, it just uh came to me. Yes, it all just came to me in a moment of inspiration. It’s … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Totally not plagiarised

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

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