Photo courtesy of Paul Howell (Mystery writer Betty Webb‘s husband) Mike was already in a bad mood when he answered the phone to Eric that morning. The pair of them had quite the session the night before and he was very hung over. “What did you want?” “I didn’t know who else to call. I find [...]
Saying you're fine when you're not. I wrote this in response to this week's Saturday six word challenge prompt.
This week's stream of consciousness Saturday prompt was all about finding words containing ght, so here we go! Michael walked up behind Alice who seemed to be some kind of trance and tapped her on the shoulder. She spun round in both surprise and fright. "Jesus, what on earth did you do that for?" He [...]
Giving back always gives you pleasure.
PHOTO PROMPT © Fatima Fakier Deria When Marcus had first pitched his idea to me I thought he was insane. It wasn't the idea of having a bus as a taxi around the area that I didn’t approve of. I mean, there are a lot of groups wandering about lost/drunk/or both. This was Las Vegas. No, [...]
photo by Egor Vikhrev via Unsplash They say, don't go beyond the line. There are no chairs. I say, no trains, no problem. I wrote this in response to the three-line tales challenge.
Everything was still. The sweet silence engulfed me and the relief was unprecedented. It was like everything could make sense to me after what felt like a violent attack. She had never spoken intending to cause harm, but everything seemed to pierce straight through my very soul. All I wanted was for her to understand [...]