Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken Chains

Prompt: Broken Chains Word Limit: 250 words The screams Dahlia had decided were the worst part about her work. Their high octave, ear piercing shrillness that never seemed to dissipate was far more frustrating than even her deplorable assistant’s clumsiness. And it was constant. Her only relief was when the evening shift came around and … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken Chains

Advertisements

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Smell after Rain

Prompt: The smell after rain Word Limit: 80 words It’s not a strong odour but it is a familiar one, it’s the type of smell that you find comfort in and that brings to mind refreshing thoughts. I’m not exactly sure how to describe it, the smell after rain, just that it was exactly that … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Smell after Rain

Saturday Word of the Day: Animus

*Animus: strong dislike or enmity; hostile attitude; animosity. As much as you can love someone it is equally possible for you to hold a deep-seated animus for them. There is a limit to how much you can give, especially when all that person does is take. In all relationships, there must come a time when … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Animus

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Silly Name

A/N: Please excuse today's prompt smash being entirely dialogue, I've had a busy morning. Also my apologies for missing the Saturday Word of the Day. Prompt: What a silly name Word Limit: 188 words “So, now that you’ve got this new puppy what are you going to name it?” “You know, I hadn’t given it … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Silly Name

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

Saturday Word of the Day: Conurbation

*Conurbation: an extensive urban area resulting from the expansion of several cities or towns so that they coalesce but usually retain their separate identities. "Hey, do you think Darwin counts as a conurbation? You know with Palmerston and stuff?" "I have no idea, I'd need an example of a conurbation to compare." "Oh, ok." -END- … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Conurbation

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