Tag Archives: horror

Web ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Mr. Stevens said his goodbyes and left me alone in the ancient manor house. This would be my first night in my ancestral home, and, unfortunately, I’d be spending it alone since Margret was stuck in New York for at … Continue reading

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Balefire ~ Kyt Wright #writephoto

The girl had been walking home from school, detention again, when her neighbour stopped and asked if she wanted a lift home. He was a kindly man and got on well with her family so she got in his car … Continue reading

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Guest author: Roberta Eaton Cheadle ~ The Vikings in York: Ivar the Boneless

Ivar the Boneless Ivar the Boneless, also known as Ivar Ragnarsson, was the Viking leader who captured York in AD 866 and called the city Jorvik. According to Norse legend, Ivar the Boneless was born “without any bones at all.” … Continue reading

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The Calling ~ Trent P. McDonald #Writephoto

“Who’s there?” William Smith opened the door a crack, letting the howling wind sweep through the small room carrying a drift of snow with it. Only the storm answered with its continued roar, sometimes louder, sometimes softer. William slammed the … Continue reading

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Out of nowhere

Beckie at Beckie’s Mental Mess is running a series at present to highlight the many misunderstood aspects of mental health by asking people to write of their own experiences. This week, she is looking at the effects of PTSD. Ten … Continue reading

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One for Sorrow ~ Chris Hewitt #writephoto

This week’s photo writing prompt courtesy of Sue Vincent’s fun #writephoto challenge is entitled “harbinger”. Well, I now know a lot more about magpies and its seem their reputation is well deserved. They are one of only a handful of … Continue reading

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With You Shortly ~ Chris Hewitt #writephoto

This week’s photo writing prompt courtesy of Sue Vincent’s fun #writephoto challenge is entitled simply “reaching”. Much of the inspiration for this, came from the repeated phrase “I will not sit and wait for a break in the clouds” from … Continue reading

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Mirror ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

“Which is the real world, the one in front of me or the one reflected in the mirror of the pool?” Dan laughed at his bit of silliness. It had all been getting to him, work, family, everything. Reality. His … Continue reading

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Castle ~ Roberta Eaton #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s prompt this week is castles which fitted in nicely with parts of my forthcoming horror book, Through the Nethergate. This is an extract about a castle in …. Slovakia. “A few hours later, the dark outline of an … Continue reading

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Castle Hunting ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

The estate agent looked at the clipboard and sighed. “You’re going to love this one, Mr Dracula.” “You said that last time. And please. Count Dracula.” “One Dracula, two Dracula…” The agent offered a cheesy grin to his bloodless passenger. … Continue reading

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