Prompt: ‘Is it safe?’ Word Limit: 150 words Everything was quiet, no more explosions could be heard above. Yet the silence seemed more terrifying, after days of hearing only the cacophony of battle. In the bunker the people shivered, it was so cold, there was no heating, but they dared not leave. Then there was … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Is It Safe?
*lionhearted: exceptionally courageous or brave War comes for us all, whether you want it to or not. The tides of war overcome all barriers and tendril out to consume everything in their path. So comes the choice to march forward and face what comes or to cower at home, hoping in vain you will not … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Lionhearted
Prompt: ‘I can’t believe you, and I don’t want to’ Word Limit: 300 words The battlefield is bathed in blood; Iris is separated from her fellow soldiers, the enemy still numbers in the hundreds. Yet Iris will not concede, she charges through the enemies with her spear. She will not fall, not here, not today. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: I can’t believe you
A/N: Whoops this is late, anyway hope everyone like this one- has a bit of a twist at the end (isn't exactly in line with the prompt but oh well). Make sure you check out Tim's work. Prompt: Near Miss Word Limit: 300 words It wasn’t easy being a battlefield messenger, carrying top secret messages … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Near Miss
Prompt: Preclusive Purchasing Word Limit: 200 words A/N: Whoops this is late, if you don’t know what Preclusive Purchasing is check out the Wikipedia entry here. And don’t forget to check out Tim’s work over at Flights of Fantasy. The Imperial Army’s stock warehouse was filled to capacity, fit to burst at any time. There … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Preclusive Purchasing
A/N: Tim's work Prompt: Battered old photograph Word Limit: 500 words Elise was an old woman, getting near 90 years of age; she had wrinkles and frown lines. Her long white hair was rather thin and waspy, and her smile was extremely crooked. She had lived a long life, not a particularly good one she … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Battered old photograph
A/N: My friend Tim's writing blog can be found here: http://wordsmithstories.blogspot.com.au/ Tim and I both came up with the idea of Wednesday Prompt Smash and his entries can be found on the linked blog. Without further ado the story. Prompt: WW2 Tank Breaks Down Word Limit: 750 It was the start of winter, 1942. We were … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: WWII Tank Breaks Down
Songs into Stories 1: Radioactive- Imagine Dragons (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktvTqknDobU) Emerald orbs strain to focus, the air is filled with ash and dust. His skin ripples, as if something was travelling beneath it. Muscles strain and limbs flex as he pulls himself from the ground. The prisoner's brow is beaded from sweat from the intense heat of … Continue reading Radioactive