Daily Archives: April 3, 2019

Bluebells ~ Kyt Wright #writephoto

“Well that was fun.” said Mary, a warm glow through her body. “If a little unexpected, talk about spur of the moment.” remarked John. “You know being in the woods always made me randy.” “Long time since we did that … Continue reading

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Bright ~ Sadje #writephoto

I can almost forget my pain and sorrow Sitting here in the brightly lit forest The green of the forest floor soothes The cheerful bluebells with their sweet smell All are washing away my grief and ache As peace and … Continue reading

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Two Tolkiens, One Better World

Originally posted on M.C. Tuggle, Writer:
Bradley Birzer reminds us that J.R.R. Tolkien’s son Christopher contributed much to his father’s legacy. It took him four years to compile and edit The Silmarillion before it was ready for publication, and…

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How a farmer’s son became the companion of a Prince… V. M. Sang

Reblogged from Dragons Rule OK: This is a chapter at the beginning of Elemental Worlds. At least, it was going to be the first chapter, but I decided to eliminate it. It tells how Pettic, the son of a farmer, … Continue reading

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Waiting ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

The woodland at the back of my house is a place I visit often. Today I noticed a bright pillar of light swaying as if windblown. There were shadows dancing, whispered voices, children playing. The children in the light wait … Continue reading

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Free Story: A Twist of the Tail

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
*** Read Infinite Waters for free on Kindle Unlimited *** In April 2018, I posted my thousandth post on this blog. To celebrate, I started sharing here all my short stories. Every couple of weeks, I’ll be…

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Skip Day ~ Michele Jones #writephoto

“Esmeralda Charlotte Gossling.” her mother yelled. Emme sprang up from her bed breathing hard and fast. She slumped back and whispered, it was only a dream. After completing her morning routine, she ran down the steps and grabbed a granola … Continue reading

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Urban phoenix

Civilisation The need for ownership breeds Contemptuous greed Accumulating desires Reassurance of status * Time will take its toll Breaking secure illusions Castles in the air Even the grandest vision To dust returns and crumbles * Raised and broken down … Continue reading

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Parsley and Partiality: Craving… Stuart France

* “Before we solve that particular problem,” says Wen, warming to her theme, “I’d like to spend some time considering the ‘craving motif’.” “It is not particularly overt in the Grimm version. I even thought about including it as a … Continue reading

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Dawning #midnighthaiku

Rising from the flames Wings outstretched in renewal A new day takes flight

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