Saturday Word of the Day: Musette

*Musette: a small leather or canvas bag with a shoulder strap, used for carrying personal belonging, food, etc., while hiking, marching or the like. It’s been a long day of hiking, and the number of small disasters that have happened during it hasn't exactly made things easier. The campsite is small but it does have … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Musette

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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

Let Me Contain Your Entertainment

Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of going to Brisbane to participate in an amazing event hosted by Brisbane Powerhouse. Containment is a zombie-themed, task-based adventure. The setting is a pharmaceutical company that has accidentally created a zombie virus which has infected staff members, so the facility has been put on lockdown. Groups get to … Continue reading Let Me Contain Your Entertainment

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Marketplace

Prompt: Marketplace Word Limit: 200 words “Why, of all the places in the galaxy, are we visiting the Sarukesh Marketplace?” Tinny could feel the deceit and unrest, just looking out the craft window. “Because, Tinny, we have illegal merchandise. And, the only place to get rid of said merchandise without the Galactic Police Force catching … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Marketplace

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Receiving Transmission

A/N: In which I am heavily influenced by all the Star Trek I’ve been watching recently. Don’t forget to check out Tim’s work. Prompt: Receiving Transmission Word Limit: 200 words “Captain, we’re receiving a transmission.” “Patch it through, Lieutenant.” Who could be sending this transmission? Wondered the captain as they waited for the message to … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Receiving Transmission

What we take for granted

In life as in business, there are always going to be things you take for granted, but they won’t necessarily always be there. A lot of the time the things we take for granted are in fact, people. Not things but actual human beings. When you’re moving full steam ahead, trying to grasp every opportunity … Continue reading What we take for granted

Saturday Word of the Day: Intrapersonal

*Intrapersonal: existing or occurring within the self or within one’s mind. Just because you’re an intrapersonal thinker and are aware of your weaknesses doesn’t mean you can always avoid them coming to bite you in the rear. Take for example myself; I know I’m a big old softie who finds it hard to say no. … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Intrapersonal

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Long Wait

A/N: Tackling a bit of a mature theme this week, hope you all like it. Also, don’t forget to check out Tim’s work. Prompt: The Long Wait Word Limit: 200 words It had been a hot night, there had been a lot of booze, and Casey would be the first to admit she wasn’t proud … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Long Wait