Saturday Word of the Day: Torporific

A/N: Just a quick piece tonight. *Torporific: causing sluggish inactivity or inertia One may find that day after day, pushing themselves to reach a specific goal can cause a task to become torporific. -END-  

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Forklift

A/N: You’ll have to forgive me if I start to be a little late with my posts and they start to be exceedingly short, it’s November and I am of course participating in Nanowrimo. If you want to read more short stories, I suggest checking out my friend Tim’s work. Prompt: Forklift Word Limit: 50 … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Forklift

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Longest Weekend

Prompt: The Longest Weekend Word Limit: 200 words What’s that saying? Time flies when you’re having fun? Makes sense, because time absolutely snail crawls when you’re bored out of your mind. It’s easy to get excited when you see a public holiday marked on the calendar, to get carried away planning all the fun things … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Longest Weekend

Saturday Word of the Day: Hireling

*Hireling: a person who works only for pay, especially in a menial or boring job, with little or no concern for the value of the work. “What are you doing? Don’t you have any morals?” Caroline pleads as Mick runs papers through the shredder. “Not really, I’m just here to get paid.” “So what you’re … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Hireling

Saturday Word of the Day: Green-Collar

*Green-collar: noting or pertaining to workers, jobs, or businesses that are involved in protecting the environment or solving environmental problems. “I never pictured you as a green-collar,” Tony remarked as he showed Mark around the office, “we’ve got everything here, all recycled products or environmentally sound. Oh and this is the greenhouse, you can come … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Green-Collar

Saturday Word of the Day: Sententious

*Sententious: abounding in pithy aphorisms or maxims A/N: I have no idea how to correctly use this word so this’ll be short The Prime Minister’s speech was sententious and long. Owen looked at the computer screen, tried to will his fingers to type more but just couldn’t find the words. Why had he decided to … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Sententious

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Overqualified

Prompt: Overqualified Word limit: 300 words This is my fifth job interview this week, it’s the twentieth job I’ve applied for this month and I really need a win. My portfolio is heavy, my palms are sweaty and my nerves are frayed, I need this job. Yesterday I checked my savings and I’ve only got … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Overqualified

Wednesday Prompt Smash

Prompt: Suited to success Word Limit: 200 words “What a little genius,” “She’s going to be someone important someday,” “How talented,” Everyone cooed over the nine year old girl. She was a sensible child, interested in sensible things and dressed in practical clothing. All the relatives always fussed over her, she was a smart child … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash

Saturday Word of the Day: Quondam

*Quondam: former; one-time. There he was, just sitting there with that smug grin on his face. That sickening smugness made me wish I could just suffocate him, watch his skin pale and his eyes bulge and be done with him forever. Of course I couldn't do that, that would be illegal... Not to mention we … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Quondam

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Safety 

Prompt: Ridiculously specific safety training Word limit:300 words A/N: I won't be sticking to the word limit, this will most likely be much shorter than the word limit.  It was a real pea-souper, thick mist hung over the city of London. Nobody wanted to go outside on that foggy, Monday morning. And yet some people … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Safety