Author Archives: Michael

Sunday Writing Prompt – 22nd November – Tormented

Tormented, Ripped, torn, left for dead. Abandoned, then when hope vanished Despair raised its ugly head. A simple man living a simple life Nothing of note about him. They came in the dead of night, No questions, just took him. … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #106 – The Earth Moved.

“So good to know there is light at the end of the tunnel,” said Crisp my aged companion. Were had made it along the tunnel to the place where large concrete bollards had been placed to prevent vehicles from either … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #302 – Beginnings – November 19th – Stuck in a Rut.

I had been a rut for far too long, and I knew it was time for a change. But change I knew came with difficulties. Old habits are hard to break. I liked my habits, they were comfortable, predictable, and … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #300 – Bubbles – November 5th. – The Last Day

 Bubbles looked at the sight before him realising it was the same one he’d looked at for the past ten years. Four grey walls, a small excuse for a window and the crushing reality of this was his world. Now … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #104 – Crisp in the High Street.

We were browsing in the High Street when Crisp, my aged companion and I stopped in front of the shop window. “That’s just how I feel some days,” she said, “wrung out, stripped down to bare bones.” “Oh,” I said, … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #103 – Crisp visits the Art Gallery.

Crisp, my aged companion, had a thing for art galleries. We came across one in the visitors centre and Crisp was eager to visit to Kempingville to see what the brochure described as ‘innovative and cutting edge’. I looked down … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #299 – Over The Top – October 29th – My Great Uncle Hector.

 In 1916 my Great Uncle Hector received the call to go over the top. I’m not sure how far he got before death greeted him, but I bet he was more afraid than ever about what he was doing. Another … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – 25th October – At the Edge of the Universe.

  The inhabitants we would find intriguing if not repulsive. They, like humans, are gregarious; they like to mill around a lot. Togetherness, they consider strength. They don’t any concept of time as we do but rather measure the daylight and … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #102 – Crisp on Ducks and Drakes

“Oh look,” I said, “there’s a duck in amongst the reeds.” Crisp, my aged and learned companion looked to where I was pointing. “If I’m not mistaken,” replied Crisp, “I believe it a mallard and not a duck but a … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #298 – Underwater – 22nd October – Under The Sea.

An Octopus’s Garden played out in his head every time he went for a dive. “I’d like to be Under the sea…” And under the sea, he did love to be. He never grew tired of the colours and the … Continue reading

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