Category Archives: creative writing

Painting The Clouds Red #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is Send In The Clouds   ‘Hello?’ The woman was sparse, like a brisk wind. ‘Mrs Soffit?’ The man wore curiously aerodynamic overalls and booster spats. ‘I am she.’ ‘Colin Colon, Nimbulo Creatives. I … Continue reading

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Taking The Top Off #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s latest #writephoto prompt is  There is no accurate record of when the land became infertile but certainly before the fifth century when the Abbey records speak of a strip of failure in what was otherwise the most fertile … Continue reading

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The Crush #shortstory

Every morning, at 7.29 exactly John addresses his greatest fear. As the train eases to a halt and prior to the doors sliding open John smells the acidic tang of his own sweat, feels the cold finger that runs down … Continue reading

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The Immortality Of Rocks #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt, this week is  Plinth the Uneven took in the scene. A girl, pebble-young in white, eyes lowered, nervy; a woman, nicely strata’ed, also in white, talking softly. Sodding devotees, that’s what they are, he thought. A … Continue reading

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Getting In Isn’t The Difficult Part

‘Where have you been?” Strang bit his lip, slurping noisily. ‘Haven’t you eaten?’ ‘I am eating. Have you got the tickets?’ Boid waved the stubs in Strang’s dripping face. ‘We’re going to see Type A and your spleen will eeeexperloooode, … Continue reading

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The Edge of the Mind

January 25, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that goes to the edge. Consider what the edge might be and how it informs the story. Go where the prompt leads. This is the latest … Continue reading

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Trompe D’Oeil #writephoto

Sue’s #writephoto prompt is  Trompe d’oeil     ‘And this is another classic Walter Bleasedale, from his ‘Mysterious Orb’ series…’ ‘It’s a fake.’ ‘Sorry?’ ‘I said…’ ‘Yes, but what do you mean? It’s from Walter. It’s been authenticated…’ ‘That’s the … Continue reading

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