Cinderella Castle – Photo inspired short story

I’ve had a crazy couple of weeks, but I finally managed to carve some time to write and visit my online friends. The following story is inspired by the above photograph. It was taken by a friend, Jarno Willemarck, in the French part of Belgium (he’s not allowed to give exact location). He titled it … Continue reading Cinderella Castle – Photo inspired short story

Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Waiting Game

This week for the Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge (#WQWWC) the theme is Autumn. The quote I chose is by George Eliot: Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. George Eliot. There is something truly magnificent about … Continue reading Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Waiting Game

Feverish Part 3: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #9

This week, Ronovan challenged us to write a story based on the following sentence: Ticks and tocks of essential time, sink the spirits lower than wine. To find out more about Ronovan's challenge click here. I'm cutting it fine this week, and I have good news and bad news. The good is that I finally … Continue reading Feverish Part 3: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #9

Feverish Part 2: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #8

This week, Ronovan challenged us to write a story based on an image (below). To find out more, click here. I mentioned last week that my story, Feverish, would be a two part tale, and that I would incorporate the new prompt. I did manage to weave in the tree, but I couldn't complete the … Continue reading Feverish Part 2: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #8

Feverish: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #7

This week, Ronovan challenged us to write a story incorporating a minimum of three words from the following list: dog, cat, toy, fever, ski, fluffy, machete, purple drink. We were also encouraged to write a humour piece. To find out more, click here. To keep the word count down, I decided to write a two-part … Continue reading Feverish: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #7

Chicken: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #3

Created for Ronovan's weekly writing prompt challenge. For more details click here. “Jesus Christ, you can’t play chicken with a plane. For god’s sake, Sadie. Have you lost your mind?” This from a girl who races the Snaefell Mountain Course for kicks. Seriously, the deadliest racetrack in the world or, if not the deadliest, certainly … Continue reading Chicken: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #3

Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #17

Welcome to my biweekly writing prompt series. The rules of the challenge are simple. Paste a link to your story in the comments or create a pingback so I can read and share your contribution. You have until the 28th of October to submit, before the next round begins. Here is the hashtag, should you wish to use it – … Continue reading Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #17

Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #16

Welcome to my biweekly writing prompt series. The rules of the challenge are simple. I’ve provided two options below, and there’s a handy link-up button at the end of the post, so you can upload your contribution and share it with others. You have until the 14th of October to submit, before the next round begins. If you … Continue reading Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #16

Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #15

Welcome to my weekly writing prompt series. The rules of the challenge are simple. I’ve provided two options below, and there’s a handy link-up button at the end of the post, so you can upload your contribution and share it with others. If you prefer to use the pingback method, I’ll check out each link … Continue reading Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #15

Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #14

Welcome to my weekly writing prompt series. The rules of the challenge are simple. I’ve provided two options below, and there’s a handy link-up button at the end of the post, so you can upload your contribution and share it with others. If you prefer to use the pingback method, I’ll check out each link … Continue reading Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #14