how to, How To: Worldbuilding, writing

"How To" – Weather

The weather. Not something that would normally be considered paramount in a worldbuilding session. It’s a thing that, unless fundamental to your story (e.g. Stormlight Archives’ “Highstorms”), it is part of your patchwork of the world that enriches the world of your story. However, if you think about your day-to-day life, you still decide a… Continue reading "How To" – Weather

General Post

Flash Fiction – Morning Rain (100 Words)

Neura looked up at the grey sky above her porch. There were a few drops of rain, splashing on the path that led out to the main street. Big, heavy raindrops that slapped the path when they connected with the earth, leaving a wet footprint on the smooth black tile. They needed this, the rain.… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Morning Rain (100 Words)

flash fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - General, Genre - Introspective, Rating - PG, Stories on a Theme, writing

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)

flash fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - General, Rating - PG, Stories on a Theme, writing

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)

flash fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - General, Rating - PG, Stories on a Theme, writing

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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Umbrella – “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] “You get it?” Susan said, crouching in the corner of the porch, jacket pulled over her head. “Not exactly,” Fred replied, pulling the door shut behind… Continue reading Umbrella – “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)

100 Words, flash fiction

100 Words – Fresh

[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.] The first rains after the dry season were always something to be treasured. Athrie loved them, the rich smell of the wet ground, mingled with the fresh damp air was as intoxicating as any tera drink that her… Continue reading 100 Words – Fresh

flash fiction, Genre - Fantasy, Genre - Fiction, Genre - General, Rating - PG, Teacup stories

Teacup Story – Prayer to Lymar

Prayer to Lymra - Yeli and Rhys sat in their house, waiting for the storm to pass (Genre - Sci Fi, Fantasy, General, Rating: PG) The rain hammered against the shutters. Some of it leaked through the shutters, splattering onto the window that was starting to steam up as the air cooled outside. Rhys and… Continue reading Teacup Story – Prayer to Lymar

100 Words, Genre - Free Writing, Rating - PG

100 Words – Sunshine

[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.] Warmth. A kind warmth not the beating heat of a desert but the gentle caress of sunshine on your skin. Birds humming in the treetops, some loudly singing as they wing their way through the clear blue sky… Continue reading 100 Words – Sunshine