Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken Bottle

Prompt: Broken Bottle Word Limit: 150 words The ocean currents carried many strange things into The City, and Meera loved examining all the artefacts that came through. She collected all that she could in a woven bag, packing it to the brim daily and carrying it back to her grotto. Meera only kept the best, … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken Bottle

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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

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

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

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