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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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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