Nathan inhaled deeply and held his breath, allowing the chemicals in the smoke to pass into his bloodstream. He exhaled slowly, feeling the cool wave of intoxication that followed liberate his mind from the cage of reason. Under the covers at his side, thin bony fingers found the outside of his right thigh and slipped softly over the top of it to explore his groin.
Listen above, or read below. The Snow Globe – A Christmas Story The slender man in the donkey jacket and flat cap stamped his feet, the thick soles of his boots grinding and scratching at the frozen pavement beneath. The fingerless gloves on his calloused hands made a dull popping sound as he clapped them […]
Mulligan strode over, engulfing the suspect bush in a jet of orange flame. It screamed and writhed, curling and withering before its root-legs could carry it to safety.
The long hours since she had lain down in that bed have brought no sleep to speak of and she aches with the loss of him.
Well, I haven’t completely gotten over how much I hate hearing my voice on a recording, but I have at least discovered that I find it less awful when I use a better quality microphone. Below the image is a link to my first podcast, a five minute reading of a short story I entered […]
“Do you remember our first date?” she asked, as they admired the waterfall.
“Of course,” he smiled, “it was right here. You got drunk and nearly drowned.”
“I couldn’t swim, you saved my life. I felt…”
“Indebted to me?” he grinned.
We work in threes or fours, changing partners all the time. Sometimes I keep watch, other times I am the distraction, and now and again, when Beenie feels like trusting me, I get to be the bag man.
It’s Wednesday again and that means… Friday Fictioneers! This weeks offering is a dystopian tale where our hero, Emerson, lives a solitary existence following a natural disaster that has left the world largely under water. Inspired by last week’s post by Gabriele at Flights of Fancy who wrote so passionately about the environment. Purgatory (100 words) […]
Think Happy Thoughts (100 words) Copyright – Douglas M. MacIlroy When the generator failed Howard put on his coat and lit some candles. Was that howling outside just the wind clawing and scratching at the shelter, or the angry cries of the fell beasts laying siege to his refuge? He peeled the skin from […]
First time for a few weeks and I really struggled to come up with something for this prompt, but here it, I hope you enjoy it. 🙂 Copyright – Dawn M. Miller Diamond in the Rough – 100 Words “Sign here and initial here, please sir,” said the ponytailed giant, his huge, bejewelled finger tapping […]