Stark ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Note – this is now Chapter 10 of the story Of Wind and Wings, a story inspired by these prompts of Sue’s.


The walk was exceedingly uncomfortable.  Ed did stop himself before saying just how uncomfortable out loud, but he couldn’t stop from mumbling.  The mumble was made worse, since it was part of catching himself after being tripped by an unseen obstacle.  His feet were getting a bit sore, made worse by the fact that his shoes had been soaked by stepping on some marshy ground.  It looked solid enough and his companion, Lauren, didn’t sink in at all.


Currently she was his biggest source of discomfort.

“… I would have loved to have seen your face as you hugged ‘the other woman’ when they were leaving after your fiftieth birthday party.  The other woman!  How much I love saying that when she is the wife’s girlfriend, not the husband’s.  You don’t find it awkward that I’m going on like this, do you?  I know that my sense of humor is, shall we say peculiar?  Perhaps that’s the reason why I am still Miss Smyth and not Mrs. Somethingoranother.”  She laughed.

If he didn’t feel so self-conscious, Ed might have thought the laugh rather pleasant.  At least as such things as laughs went.

“Since I have started into territory that puts that awful spotlight on me, I will let you have a respite and continue in this direction.”

Continue reading at Trent’s World

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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4 Responses to Stark ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

  1. Beautiful feature photo! Thank you for sharing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. trentpmcd says:

    I agree with “onemillionphotographs”,it is a beautiful photo… Anyway, thanks for the reblog 🙂


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