Nowhere

Ishmael paused on the boundary of everything there had ever been.  His ship smoothly slowed to a standstill. Through the viewport shone stars of all different colours, shapes, and sizes. Goosebumps ran up Ishmael’s arm as he realised that he could be the first being to ever lay eyes upon some of them.  As he … Continue reading Nowhere

Return

No. 7/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! Barren.  The wasteland before Hassanah was devoid of life, and yet, the land seem to mimic life, as if searching for what it had once possessed. The wind shaped the sand dunes, bending their shapes to its will. Sand flew, carried on the wind, searching for … Continue reading Return

Reblog: Showing – Not Telling Emotions by John W. Howell

Photo by Narupon Promvichai on Unsplash   Hi SEers. John here with you today. I’m going to further discuss the idea of giving characters life with …Showing – Not Telling Emotions Writers, we’ve all heard of the “show don’t tell” rule more times than we can count. We may think it’s overstated. We may get … Continue reading Reblog: Showing – Not Telling Emotions by John W. Howell

How Long?

No. 5/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! (And May the Fourth be with you.) The question echoed down grey corridors, bouncing against the soulless stone walls that had watched over the castle for eternity. But perhaps not for much longer.  It was whispered by the slaves toiling in the fields, the servants running … Continue reading How Long?