Monday Inspiration

Monday Inspiration – Time Out

Taking time out from writing is okay. It might not feel like what you need to do right this second, when time pressures are on you and you're watching the clock click down to the close of another writing session. But maybe today is the day you need to think. To sit and breathe with… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – Time Out

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Flash Fiction – Family (A 100 words story)

A quiet fire crackles with vigour in the corner of the room. You sit, listening to it, the hum of the fire slicing through the wood, the snap of the air, the warmth that gently travels across the room. It’s winter, but it’s not cold. It’s not just the fire, but it’s the warmth of… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Family (A 100 words story)

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Flash Fiction – Belligerent (100 words)

“Oh will you just do it,” Uler sighed, pinching the bridge of her nose. The cadet smirked. They always did when they started. Thought they knew it all. “I’m fine,” the cadet said, coughing slightly. She didn’t need this, not today. “Take the damn pills,” she said, shoving the bottle into the cadet’s hand, “you’re… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Belligerent (100 words)

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100 Words – Humbled

[100 Words - a story in 100 words or less based off the word in the title] It's a sense of realising the world is smaller than you realised. Otherness does not apply. It cannot, when it is in front of you. It’s real, you realise. It’s not just a story. It's reality. And you… Continue reading 100 Words – Humbled

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April Update – Learnings from my Travels

March and April have been busy months. It’s springtime, so everything is growing and changing in the garden, the sun is rising up earlier (God does that make the drive to work easier), and there is just a feeling of newness in the air that is not felt in any other month. I love springtime… Continue reading April Update – Learnings from my Travels

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Teacup Story – Covert Operations

“I don’t think this is a good idea,” Matt whispered, his voice muffled by the balaclava. Their mission hadn’t been to infiltrate the base, just to scope it out before the  bosses sent the big guns in. “Oh calm down,” Tracey said, rolling her eyes at him. Matt frowned. Tracey was too excitable for her… Continue reading Teacup Story – Covert Operations

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Pitter Patter– “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)

[Stories on a Theme - a weekly theme that I use as a spring board for short stories over the weekend. Catch up with the posts on my IG] Elise lent her head against the glass window. The steady pitter patter of the raindrops on the glass lulled her anxiety to calm, just for a… Continue reading Pitter Patter– “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)

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Nature’s Power – “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)

[Stories on a Theme - a weekly theme that I use as a spring board for short stories over the weekend. Catch up with the posts on my IG] It’s slightly humbling to watch a storm. You might be inside, behind safe windows and strong walls, but the sound still echoes through the house. The… Continue reading Nature’s Power – “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)

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Miserable – “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)

[Stories on a Theme - a weekly theme that I use as a spring board for short stories over the weekend. Catch up with the posts on my IG] Rachel was soaked through. Every single item of clothing she had was wet. Her hair clung to her face like a mop, her skin felt shrivelled,… Continue reading Miserable – “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)

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Safety – “Stories on a Theme” (Home)

[Stories on a Theme - a weekly theme that I use as a spring board for short stories over the weekend. Catch up with the posts on my IG] Olivia lay in her bed and breathed easily for once. This was hers. Her own home. It didn't matter that there were still boxes to unpack… Continue reading Safety – “Stories on a Theme” (Home)