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

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Rainbow Reef

Prompt: The Rainbow Reef Word Limit: 225 words Underwater everything was meant to come easy, it was the natural order of things. But nothing came easy to Layla, she couldn’t swim straight and was constantly getting tangled up in seaweed. Her siblings all seemed to glide through life, effortlessly turning and looping through the water. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Rainbow Reef

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Faerie Lawyer

Prompt: Faerie Lawyer Word Limit: 200 words Phileus Philberton was not having a good day. His kitchen had been set on fire by a nymph, pixies had stolen his car keys and he’d been framed for murder. One of those had definitely been worse than the others. “Look, I’m telling you I don’t even know … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Faerie Lawyer

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Vatican Approved Demon Hunter

Prompt: Vatican approved demon hunter Word Limit: 250 words Dorian was about to lose it, this was simply unacceptable. He’d been tracking the damned gluttony demon for three months now, only for some rookie to rush in and muddy the trail. “So, uh you feel like letting me down now? Hmm, mister tall, dark, and … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Vatican Approved Demon Hunter

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: Constant Headache

Prompt: Constant Headache Word Limit: 150 words The drilling had been going on for three months now, three very long months. Ever since it had started Aaron had been dealing with constant headaches. It was only meant to take a couple of weeks, the massive drill would pierce the fossil coverage and then miners would … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Constant Headache

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

Saturday Word of The Day: Feint

*Feint: a movement made in order to deceive an adversary. “You’ll never manage to defeat Orgmar in a fair battle,” “I know, but lucky for me I’m a master of the feint.” “So you say but I don’t think it’ll be so easy to deceive him, he has eyes on the back of his head … Continue reading Saturday Word of The Day: Feint