The Flip Side – In response to Esther Newton’s Writing Challenge

I've been reading Esther's blog for a while now, and love the weekly writing challenge she posts. I try to take part when I can, usually in the comments (for the short challenges), but this week I wanted to create a story in response to one of the themes - horror. The Flip Side “Why … Continue reading The Flip Side – In response to Esther Newton’s Writing Challenge

[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #11

The theme for this week is a kind of 'character versus plot'. I have provided two options below, challenging you explore other ways of working. If you enjoy to map out a story before you add characters to the landscape, try using option B. If the opposite is true and you don't normally stick to … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #11

[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #10

I'm using pictures as the inspiration for this week's theme. Your terrifying Thursday image is courtesy of Moyan Brenn and can be found on flickr. The piece is entitled Scary doll. Have fun 🙂   Welcome to the WR101 Prompt Series. A daily prompt incorporating our love of fiction in all its forms. I've tried not to set … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #10

[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #9

The theme for this week is all about the song and requires you to  write a short story based on a song title. You don't have to base it on the lyrics. As long as it's linked to the appropriate genre, and includes an interpretation of the song. The song title for Thursday is: Endless Sleep (Jody Reynolds).     … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #9

Don't Close Your Eyes by Mark Morris – [WR101 Daily Prompt] Terrifying Thursday's #8

You won't want to miss Mark's contribution to the daily-prompt. Click here to read it. As a reminder, here's the prompt: The theme for this week is in the form of a story title. The title, which you will find below, must also be used in the opening sentence. The word count should be 500 words or less. So here’s … Continue reading Don't Close Your Eyes by Mark Morris – [WR101 Daily Prompt] Terrifying Thursday's #8

[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #7

The theme for this week is in the form of a final sentence. All you need to do is weave a 'terrifying' tale which concludes with the following sentence: “Though unavoidable, he knew he would regret the decision for the rest of his life.” NB: If would like to suggest a sentence for this week's … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #7