Marilia stared at the beast in front of her, knowing that she was forced to make peace with it. Something deep and innate within her trembled at the thought of this thing, this amalgamation of metal and coal that was altogether wrong amidst the soft green grass underfoot and the vibrant green trees all around. … Continue reading The Wizard, the Train, and the Dryad
Here's a sample of my newest writing exercise! Right from the first paragraph, the narrator sort of took over and I could hear her voice in my head so clearly! A wailing alarm jerks me instantly awake from a dream—a very pleasant dream too, I may add. Equal parts fear and excitement rush through me. … Continue reading Alert! New flash fiction story!
I sit on a bench, tapping my foot anxiously. I keep my phone on my leg, but I don’t use it as a distraction—I only keep it handy so I can check the time. I look up at the board. My train hasn’t been delayed. Then where is it? The station is crowded with people … Continue reading Waiting
A writing warm-up Choose a word: bananaChoose a setting: in a space stationChoose a starting phrase: If I could stop If I could stop for just a few minutes at any space station in the galaxy, I think that I might actually come to appreciate them. As it is, they’re just places that I pass … Continue reading The Cloaked Stranger
The latest installment in the Colour Series. The Survivor stands alone on a barren world. There was life here, once. Life in abundance. The ocean alone was home to thousands of creatures. The skies were filled with calling birds. The scarce land was populated with people who treated their home planet with reverence. Now, there … Continue reading Red
Prompt: Write about two characters who each want to change the same thing, but resolve to go about it in very different ways. People kept to themselves in the Living Forest. There were legends that long ago, the trees used to pass messages freely from town to town without anyone having to get on horseback, … Continue reading The Sound of the Mournful Flute