Writing on Wednesdays #5

INTERRUPTING USUAL BROADCASTING.  PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT.  At approx 4:30 pm GMT strange atmospheric phenomena began to manifest in the skies above cities and towns all across the UK. It is now 5:30 pm and the purple, ultraviolet lights in the sky do not seem to be letting up. Mina Amari is in London where she… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #5

On The UK General Election a Week Today. 

Choices are a part of our lives every day.We cross the road, we decide to follow one path instead of another. Consequently our world forms and is built around that choice. Our reality moulds around it. Choices have the ability to create worlds. Right now there are people who have had their choices taken away… Continue reading On The UK General Election a Week Today. 

Writing on Wednesdays #3

*WARNING: this short story has some sensitive content that may trigger/upset some readers* When June was 7 she decided to run away. The month was June and she knew it was time, because June was her name and June was the month. On the first of June, she collected her most important items in a… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #3

Writing on Wednesdays #2 

From the one you throw stones at when I sit on your garden wall.   Hi from the street. This is my kingdom. The trash laden back alleys, full of forgotten toys, thrown away by children who got something better last year for Christmas. Once I might have had a home, a vague memory of somewhere,… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #2 

Writing on Wednesdays #1

How wondrous we are. Lightning flashes on a dark night. Searching for other souls, like electricity searches for the ground. How incandescent, luminous, phosphorescent and florid. Burning too hot and bright for too shorter time. A raging fire, of life, life, life. Sending sparks up into the sky, the remains of us, planting themselves to… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #1

Pushing.

"He isn't worthy of your efforts." I say to him over my hand as we're sat on the bench we always sit on, ready to choose, ready to pick one. "Maybe not, but I want him." Aidan spits, the words spraying out from behind his teeth like acid. "You should go for someone more, eligible.… Continue reading Pushing.

The man wearing black: A 55 Word Story.

The wind blows loudly at the window, but outside the trees are still. “How long do we have?” She asks the man, all in black, sat in the corner. “You know I can’t tell you that.” He replies. The sky grows darker, the wind still blowing. “This can’t be it.” She says. “But it is.”

Ana (A 55 Word Story)

"Goodbye." He said. "Do I have to go?" Asked the girl. "Afraid so." "Mum says it's time I grew up." "Since when did you listen to her?" The trees in his garden shuddered, summer was ending. "Goodbye." He said, and walked away. "Guess I'll see you in your dreams." She uttered, waving as he left.

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I CAN'T THINK OF A TITLE FOR MY NOVELLA. So, as many of you will probably have already gathered, I am an aspiring writer. I've written poetry since I have been very young and more recently began writing prose, the biggest of which is an underway novella. Now, I am sure I aren't the only… Continue reading Title (optional)