Category Archives: fiction

Return #writephoto ~ Of Glass and Paper

  Thursday photo prompt: Returning #writephotohttps://scvincent.com/2021/01/21/thursday-photo-prompt-returning-writephoto/ He said he would return, and only the faithful understood, and waited. The doubters, the jokers, the cheaters were so confident. They laughed, and mocked those prostrate and grieving souls, in the churches… Continue reading … Continue reading

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Mine-Sweeper…

* I entered the ruin to a low hum… The snug fit of my arms in the portal vectors was no accident. Once inserted an irreversible chain reaction commenced. The stone and wood around me shifted into old form: sleek… … Continue reading

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‘Ben’s Out!’… Excerpt from Lands of Exile: Kith ‘n’ Kin

* Winged blade. Everywhere. Nowhere. Now here. “Now slowly, gently, return to the Circle, carrying the vision of Light within. Return to your body… meld with it once more… Allow yourself to feel your chest, rising and falling as you … Continue reading

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Flash…

* …Quicker than Jumpin’ Jack… the long, green, hairy foot left the Blue Sphere of nowhere and re-assembled before our eyes. We tried to turn. We tried to flee. But we could not. We could not move. We were held … Continue reading

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A song in the darkness…

“… It was like waking into a nightmare within a dream. I could feel sticky limbs attaching themselves to me all over, leeching the life from me. When I dared to open my eyes all I could see were these … Continue reading

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Mister Fox and The Green Man…

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…And the Green Man

* …If Tee’s study was the hub of intelligence, then Miss Hunnyfludd’s office, which comprised no more than a hastily compromised ante-chamber to its plush superior, was the heart… Thomas Welch was currently making himself at home in the heart … Continue reading

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Mister Fox…

* The Grand-Father Clock, tock…tock…tocked reassuringly in the corner of the oak-panelled study. Through the window to one side the ancient time piece’s Big Brother could be discerned dominating the metropolitan sky-line… Tee was willfully oblivious of the time. He … Continue reading

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Swords redrawn… #bookextract #fantasy

Some years ago, I published a fantasy novel, set in the magical landscape of Yorkshire. It was initially written to preserve some of the stories and folklore I had learned as a child, wandering the moors with my grandfather. From … Continue reading

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Evergreen

Cold starlight and winter winds, the only caress on a faded cheek. Memories slither through the gaps in the trees to people the night. She hadn’t walked this path for a long time. The first time, she had been young; … Continue reading

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