Wednesday Prompt Smash: It all started with letter

Prompt: It all started with a letter. Word Limit: 180 words It all started on a dreary Sunday afternoon. The sky had never looked so grey and the wind had never felt so chilly. Yet still, Reginald marched across the marshland to reach the Upton household, firmly gripping his messenger bag. Marchess Hall, the family … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: It all started with letter

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Rude Awakening

Prompt: Rude Awakening Word Limit: 200 words There are few things in life that are predictable. Perhaps that’s why we let ourselves believe that there are signs, that there are ways to know the unknown. But there isn’t, not really, we can never truly know what is going to happen- the universe is a complicated … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Rude Awakening

Saturday Word of the Day: Lotus-Eaters

A/N: Loved writing this today, always happy when the word of the day lets me play around with mythology. *Lotus-eater: a person who leads a life of dreamy, indolent ease, indifferent to the busy world; daydreamer. “Where am I?” It feels like my mind has just come out of a daze, but for the life … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Lotus-Eaters

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Washed up Viking Longboat

A/N: I’ve left a lot in this story up to the reader’s imagination, enjoy. Prompt: Washed Up Viking Longboat Word Limit: 200 words The beach was deserted, not uncommon after a storm, which was just how James liked it. There was still a harsh wind blowing, even though the rain had long since stopped, and … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Washed up Viking Longboat

Saturday Word of the Day: Sociolect

*Sociolect: a variety of a language used by a particular social group; a social dialect “Dr Isano, it’s a pleasure to have you on board.” “Thank you General, I look forward to working with you and your team here.” “Dr Isano, your file says you speak Ragonik?” “Yes.” “We were wondering if you might be … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Sociolect

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken

A/N: Another Wednesday, another story. Hope everyone can enjoy this one, and that the twist isn't too predictable. Don't forget to check out Tim over on Flights of Fantasy. Prompt: Broken Word Limit: 350 words I thought I wanted to know, I thought knowing would make things better, but it just made everything worse. For … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Broken

White Teeth Teens

Songs into Stories 4: Song- White Teeth Teens By Lorde I couldn’t help wanting to be one of them, they looked so good; a little goth maybe but also super edgy. Everyone admired them, those pristine smiles and spotless grades. I felt the need, the desire to be one of them and so I opened … Continue reading White Teeth Teens

Wednesday Prompt Smash: A box falls from the sky

A/N: It’s that time of the week again, Wednesday prompt smash is a project between my friend Tim and I, you can read more about it on my Projects page. For Tim’s work check out http://wordsmithstories.blogspot.com.au/ Prompt: A box falls from the sky Word Limit: 350 words “Thud” the noise came from outside, in the … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: A box falls from the sky

Saturday Word of the Day: Flumadiddle

*Flumadiddle- utter nonsense "This is complete flumadiddle." Marjorie was not happy. Just when the family had gotten used to living in Westing John had announced they were to move, again. "Why can't we stay? Tell me!" As the eldest of seven children Marjorie was stubborn and troublesome, when she wanted to she could really dig … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Flumadiddle