Day 176Heavy rain fell in sheets of #silver that obscured the rest of the world from view. She took this as a sign to wrap herself up in her duvet and pretend the rest of the world didn't exist. Day 177She knew the #mythos inside out, they all did. So when the Changes started happening … Continue reading VSS365 Week 26
Month: September 2019
VSS365 Week 25
Day 170Every Day she passed by the #bistro on the corner, never once realising her soulmate was inside sipping a latte. They watched, though, as she passed each day arm in arm with her latest fling, their heart aching that little bit more at their apparent incompatibility. Day 171They longed for a soft #embrace. An … Continue reading VSS365 Week 25
VSS365 Week 24
162They always said #empathy was something you should have. It made you a better person. Nettie didn't feel like one, she wanted it to end. Every feeling in the city was pulled to her along an unseen thread until it pierced her soul. Pain. Love. Despair. Need. Joy. 163Heaven was a #ruse and she found … Continue reading VSS365 Week 24
So you wanna do NaNoWrimo?
The great news is; YOU CAN! Where to start? NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month And no, it doesn't matter whether you say WRYmo or WREEmo. (Personally I say WRYmo because it's short for writing, but y'know, to each their own). It's a month long literary adventure where the goal is to write 50,000 … Continue reading So you wanna do NaNoWrimo?
What the FlashDogs is VSS365?
If you've been following my blog lately, you might have noticed that I've been posting weekly collections of my VSS365 prompts, so naturally this might beg the question - what the hell is VSS365? VSS365 stands for Very Short Stories Everyday. It was started by FlashDogs back in 2016 and has only grown since then! … Continue reading What the FlashDogs is VSS365?
I heard it on the radio
Earlier on today I tweeted about the fact that I had caught the tail end of an advert on the radio and all I could make out was 'Are you Lisa?' Needless to say I freaked out a little and waited all afternoon for the advert to play again, but it didn't. Afterwards, I remembered … Continue reading I heard it on the radio
VSS365 Week 23
Day 155Her name was #lotus but she asked people to call her Lottie in the hopes they'd think it was short for Charlotte. Only her parents knew the truth, and she planned to keep it that way. Day 156There was a #phantasm following her, she was sure of it. Glimpsed only as a black shadow … Continue reading VSS365 Week 23
VSS365 Week 22
Day 148"Do you #regret your decision?"She turned away from the flaming embers of the home she'd grown up in. "Not at all." She assured him. But on the inside her heart ached knowing that three centuries of memories had literally gone up in smoke. "It had to be done." Day 149Aisha smiled as the Unity … Continue reading VSS365 Week 22
VSS365 Week 21
Day 141 The wind swept lazily through the valley leaving a chorus of #susurrus in its wake. The only evidence of its passing. There was no one about to hear the day's melody. Or do it thought. Down by the lake small hands chased dancing leaves on bare, unsteady feet. Day 142 #Frisson ricochets down … Continue reading VSS365 Week 21
VSS365 Week 20
Day 134 The corpse lay #supine on the morgue table. Covered eyebrows to kneecaps by a white sheet. As she turned back from putting gloves on, it moved, sitting up. She screamed, before recognising the face revealed by the sheet slipping. "Gary, you asshole. Where's Mr Brigman?" Day 135 "Come on #Lithe, you know you … Continue reading VSS365 Week 20