That Sad Smile

This piece of creative writing is for the purposes of the Creative Writing Ink writing challenge. With weekly photo prompts and no word limits, this challenge offers a fun, interactive way of encouraging new writers. A cool, bitter wind swept through the tunnels, whipping back my hair and threatening to extinguish my precious candles. I leant over …

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Hard Truths

This is my second attempt at the Sunday Photo Fiction challenge, which runs each Sunday with a photo prompt and the task of writing a story in less than 200 words. I'm a little later entering this week as I was busy working on my own prompt challenge, but I enjoy taking part in this prompt, …

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Messenger #writephoto

This week, Sue Vincent's "#writephoto" challenge considers the theme of "messenger". You can check out the challenge here, but, in the meantime, I hope you enjoy my story! Since the days of my father’s father, my bloodline has had a single purpose: to stay alive long enough to deliver a message. My grandfather nearly succeeded …

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