Six word story: Promise

I will dominate my chosen field. I wrote this in response to this week's writing Wednesday.

FFFC/MMA Storytime: Doing what you’re told

I was sitting innocently at my work desk when my mother appeared through the doorway. Whatever she was about to say to me dissipated on her tongue as she glanced around the room.“What is that?”Following the pointing finger, I looked at the skull. “What it looks like.”“Is it real? I want nothing like that in [...]

FFFC/MMA Storytime: Just another day

It was just another day in the Prairie. Bison were quietly grazing on the gently waving grass and everything was calm and still.Suddenly, chaos erupted as a pride of lions erupted from the grass to begin their hunt. Bison scattered in a cacophony of sounds. In a tangle of limbs, everything was all over as [...]

FFFC/MMA Storytime: Unusual reaction

I looked out the window with a surge of disgust. Most people, if confronted with the idealistic picture of snow covering everything in sight, would feel delight. I am not most people because in reality I can’t stand the stuff.It might look fantastic at first when everything is crisp and white, but as people walk [...]

FFFC/WW: The moment

Michelle took a deep breath and let her fingers run down the front of her dress. Has studies had got her to this point. Well, more than that, it was studying, determination, and focus. There was no way she would have got here otherwise.The music played, and she let her mind drift into the routine [...]

Tiny tales: Dirty little secret

Alan didn't tell many people what his job was because it made unpopular. Sometimes it had advantages, as people told him things they probably shouldn't. For example, Bill told him about the rat problem in the restaurant, so he didn't need to perform that inspection to fail it. I wrote this inspired by this week's [...]