Writing Prompt | 4:00am

I thought to myself, I don't feel any different. Is it supposed to hurt? Is the breath supposed to catch in my throat? Am I supposed to just not be anymore? I opened my eyes and looked at the vista in front of me. I was lucky that my Time happened to coincide with the dawn, … Continue reading Writing Prompt | 4:00am

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Futon thoughts

Rain on window pane

It's raining outside. I'm writing to you from the futon in my spare room, whilst leaning against some thoughtfully arranged cushions and pillows, with a blanket in arms reach and a hot chocolate on the way. I will add that I was literally carried in here by my boyfriend and unceremoniously dumped onto the pile … Continue reading Futon thoughts

“His heart was two sizes too small.”

The following piece is fictional and does not represent my actual feelings of the Christmas period. “The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason. It could be his head wasn't screwed on just right. It could be, perhaps, that his shoes were too tight. … Continue reading “His heart was two sizes too small.”

Non-Zero November – Day 25 – Codename DOG

I while ago I saw a thread on the Writing Prompts subreddit (on reddit.com) and put it to one side to pursue one day. Today is that day. Writing Prompts is when someone gives a very short summary of an idea and people respond with a story based on that summary. The summary for this … Continue reading Non-Zero November – Day 25 – Codename DOG

Non-Zero November – Day 5 – The Promise

We didn't actually do much today, so I'll do something else instead. As it is Bonfire Night here in England, I thought I'd keep to the theme somewhat. Now, I wrote this a while ago, but it counts towards my challenge as I edited it some more today. This vignette is entirely of my making, … Continue reading Non-Zero November – Day 5 – The Promise