Creative Writing

Strange Dwellings

The follow story snippet was written in response to this month’s theme of contrast as well as the picture prompt below. Strange Dwellings There had been stories of dwarves, fairies, hobbits and any number of other strange humanish creatures. At first it was just the stories of the house that reached my ears. A strange… Continue reading Strange Dwellings

Mental Health

Outward Manifestations

The following post, “Outward Manifestations” is written in response to Carrot Ranch Literary Community’s prompt: “… a story that includes magic.” *          *          * Earth, air, fire and water. There is no wand required, no mystical word reciting, no naked dancing under a full moon and no sacrificial ritual. Focus and open the mind to… Continue reading Outward Manifestations

A to Z Blogging

X-Factor – The Space Between Bookstore presented by A to Z 100 word stories

X-Factor Everything felt like a dream. Only the park bench beneath me felt real. I sat waiting for the sign on the bookstore to read open. I sat day after day. The sign never changed. The door remained locked. The possibilities of what was going on inside was endless. Glitter’s smile and Olivia’s hug of… Continue reading X-Factor – The Space Between Bookstore presented by A to Z 100 word stories

A to Z Blogging

Villainy – The Space Between Bookstore presented by A to Z 100 word stories

Villainy The coffee wasn’t steaming anymore, a large piece of chocolate sat beside the mug. One thing remained unanswered, how did Olivia know the operative? She heard the unspoken question, “all the chocolate bars and candy in the world were disappearing. Every night someone or something was purging stores, houses, and factories of these items… Continue reading Villainy – The Space Between Bookstore presented by A to Z 100 word stories

A to Z Blogging

Premonition – The Space Between Bookstore presented by A to Z 100 word stories

Premonition “It all began because mom was in the kitchen again. The rich smell of coco and nutmeg was slowly filling the house and that could only mean one thing.” Olivia swallowed like there was a lump in her throat. “I knew that she must have had a bad premonition, so I tapped into her… Continue reading Premonition – The Space Between Bookstore presented by A to Z 100 word stories