Slip and Slide

With his sight tinged with green flecks and loud shadows, Rusty stumbled onto the platform not knowing how he’d got there or where he was going. Slouched against an unwelcoming pillar he blinked away confusion that clouded his mind. Had there been a party? He remembered garlic lights and glittering music. His memory slipped through…

Hoist the Birthday Flag!

Glittering cracker jacks shock the sky. Red silk banners. Rippling in reply. Hands raised on deck. Cheering. Celebrating. Champagne corks burst. Froth and sparkle. Music booms. Dancers sway. Happy faces. The Indigo Spider sets sail. Ahoy! This short story was inspired by Indigo Spider’s Sunday Picture Press – a challenge to write between 50 and…

NaNoTeamIndy – NaNoWriMo 50k Badges!

Hey there dear blog reader! As a follow-up to my earlier post I thought I’d crank out a few badges for my fellow NaNoTeamIndy chums for when they reach their 50,000 word goal for this years NaNoWriMo. Indigo Spider has informed me there are official NaNo badges for those who win the challenge, but I…

Buddha Rocks Project Day 4: Senses

See without sight. Eyes can lie. Listen without sound. Filter the noise. Speak without words. Dance. Write. Paint. One day without senses enhances empathy. Share a moment. Blind. Deaf. Mute. Embrace life. Love it. Love it. If you want to join in the Buddha Rocks Project here are the rules: 7 days of posts. 1…

Another way of Seeing the Truth

Rest your light weary traveller. Far you have come along the troublesome path of life. A life filled with rich experiences, of which I hope were a blend of joy and sadness. I am here to usher you into a new place, different yet so very similar to that which you know and love. Before…

Nightmares invade my Dream Land

For this weeks Sunday Picture Press: Lunatic Dreams writing challenge I’ve decided to go with a real life theme instead of a fictional one. Only once have I ever had a nightmare where I’ve woken in a sweaty mess, bed sheets tangled around my limbs, struggling to breathe and scared half to death. And once…