Author Archives: Michael

June 22: Flash Fiction Challenge – Dumbfounded

June 22, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that involves a dream. This action could have happened while awake, such as daydreaming, or make up a dream when asleep. Go where the prompt leads … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – The tunnel – #writephoto – Stepping Forward

They wanted to believe there was a light at the end of the tunnel. The nagging feeling of a few steps more and they would be out, free to roam, free to be themselves no longer looking over their shoulders, … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #125: of the writerly persuasion 22.06.17 – Anyone Can Be A Writer

This week’s task: Weave a tale about a writer (real or fictional). Carstairs awoke in a cold sweat. In his mind, the word epiphany bounced from side to side. “I know what I’m to do with my life,” he heard … Continue reading

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Writespiration #121 52 Weeks in 52 Words Week 25 – Death

This week’s write: Your story from the point of view of Death personified. I’m so misunderstood. I want to be a beginning not an end. I feel so depressed. The old souls welcome me, feed up with living if you … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge-Week of June 20, 2017 – We Might Be Lucky

Image: Footy and Foodie. Dad sat glumly at breakfast. It was going to be another stinker of a day. Hot days were hard work on the farm. A year ago, on a day not unlike the one looming there had … Continue reading

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Twittering Tale #35 – 20 June 2017

Image: Photo by Tyler Hendy at pexels.com She said she’d meet me at the last table. I waited. It grew late. She didn’t show. Humiliation takes on a sad look. So many having fun. Not me. (139 characters) Written for: … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #170 – The Distant Boy

Image: – Axcy @ Deviantart The distant boy floated His thoughts on the girl The one who nourished his waking moments A girl precious beyond words With whom he longed to spend his eternity. Like a vagabond, of no fixed … Continue reading

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