Author Archives: Michael

What do you see # 48 – 21 September’20 – The Lane.

 It had been one of those days where the end of it couldn’t have come fast enough. The oppressive heat had sapped the life out of everyone and every beast. Even Arn’s delivery truck had given up for the day … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt.- The Weekend Shop – 20th September

 Its midnight Friday night and all is quiet. The blinds on the shop window in the High Street suddenly rise, and a dull yellow light shines on the window display. A weathered hand reaches out and flips the closed sign … Continue reading

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September 17: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Three Mice

September 17, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story of mice. It can feature any variety of the little critters in any situation. Are the the character or the inciting incident? Use any genre, including … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #153 – Thoughts and Words

Questions How do my thoughts get processed into words? Or do my words spur thoughts? How do they interact?  Sometimes I sit and think, and sometimes I just sit. (One of my mum’s favourite quotes). Thoughts are often just flashes … Continue reading

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September 16th #1MinFiction Challenge

It had been a long night, he was tired and there was no let up in his head of voices telling him what to do. He had to get away and so he settled in the street, oblivious to all … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #293 – Making Sense of Nonsense – 17th September – Suddubsome.

 It was one of those days you remember. It was a Tuesday; stuff seems to happen on a Tuesday, do you ever notice that? He came into town on a Tuesday. Tall and lean, sitting high in the saddle with … Continue reading

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What do you see # 47- 14 September’20 – Painting the First Time.

“You can do this,” she said as he looked at the page, the paints and inside his nerves jangled in fearsome expectation of making a complete fool of himself. “But I have no artistic ability. I have trouble colouring in … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #97 – The Boy Fishing.

“You’ve heard of the fool on the hill,” said Crisp looking down on the boy fishing in the sunset, “well, this is the fool on the lake.” “You’re being a bit harsh, aren’t you?” I questioned. “He’ll never catch anything … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – 13th September – Cards

It was once the cards were on the table that he knew just where he stood. The odds were not good, his chances slimming as the minutes ticked by. He looked around and realised the cards were well and truly … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #152

“I am a museum full of art, and a deck full of music, but …..”  ‘I am a museum full of art, and a deck full of music, but’ I am also a poor man. Around me I can see … Continue reading

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