Monthly Archives: April 2018

Envy: Ernest Winston-Jones – Part One

Ernest was hanging by a finger over a drop that went a long way down. ‘This was it,’ he thought as rescue was out of the question. Just as he was about to let go a hand grabbed his wrist, … Continue reading

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Envy: Vera Winston_Jones, Part 3

Vera with tea-cake and cup of sugar in hand made her way to Mary Dowd’s front gate. As she went though the gate squeaked in protest and she wondered if the gate and the Mary she had met yesterday were … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt “-gasm” – The Coming of the ‘gasm’.

The word had spread like wildfire. The annual ‘gasm’ was coming, a momentous event in the lives of the villagers. The ‘gasm’ was something all villagers aspired to. So when the news came that it was coming there was mass … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #52 – Emergence

Mrs Smithenfdd was an old lady who had it in for us kids. Her overgrown house was between mine and my mate Johnny’s. It was a dark house, the shutters closed and the front door never opened unless Mrs Smithenfdd … Continue reading

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Envy: Mary Dowd Part 3

Since the day Ray had left, Mary had organised her life around a schedule of events she tried to stick to. It was how she coped with the loneliness his absence imposed on her. She spent her mornings tidying up … Continue reading

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Time To Write: Picture Prompt 16 [Creative Writing Prompt] – When a Good Smite is the Answer.

“Why are we here?” she whispered in his ear. “The speaker is a world-famous evangelical expert on the next life. You’ll have to be quiet as he is softly spoken,” he said in reply. “I can’t hear a thing. Can … Continue reading

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April 26: Flash Fiction Challenge – Fishing

April 26, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a fish tale. It can be about fishing from any angel, about those who fish, or what might be caught. Go where the prompt leads. The angel looked … Continue reading

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