Short stories

A continuation of the start, middle or end of something…

This is, as the title suggests, a continuation of the start, middle or end of something that I posted in November, imaginatively titled: "The start, middle or end of something" If you haven't yet read it, or have read it but need to refresh your memory, I suggest you do so before reading this continuation.… Continue reading A continuation of the start, middle or end of something…

Short stories

The start, middle or end of something…

It's NaNoWriMo! Hurray! The month of the year where aspiring writers attempt to write a 50,00 word novel in 30 days! Huzzah! And most of us fail! Wahey! Oh, wait no, that's not something to cheer. Anyway, knowing that if I were to try I would fail, I decided to not even try. That is,… Continue reading The start, middle or end of something…

Short stories

Writing Challenge: Footsteps In The Dark

At a creative writing group yesterday, we were set a task of creating a short passage (either an introduction to a tale, or a story in its own right) based on the following brief given by the organiser, off the top of his head: Night. Edge of a forest. A girl/young woman is walking. Full… Continue reading Writing Challenge: Footsteps In The Dark

Alive (sort of)

Alive (sort of): pt.1

“Have you ever felt so... alive?!” She stood on the very edge of the parapet, swaying gently. I looked at her, unimpressed. “Well, yeah,” I shrugged. “You know, when I was actually alive?” “Really?” She stood, hands on her hips, clearly not happy about my lack of enthusiasm. “I could’ve just killed you before. Maybe… Continue reading Alive (sort of): pt.1