‘If only for today’ was my entry to last week’s challenge over at Microcosms. Do visit the site and there you’ll find all the great entries from truly terrific writers. I feel like I’m one of them. Judge’s favorite line: “Like I didn’t know he was a weak swimmer.” Judge’s feedback, which for me says…… Continue reading If only for today
Do visit Cracked Flash Fiction. It’s where magic happens. This was my entry last Saturday (left exactly as it was submitted). I struggled for hours and lost sleep, finishing and submitting only at about 03:00 am, South African time. The sacrifice paid off. This is my 2nd win. Yay! Judge: “You built a great character…… Continue reading Point of No Return
Warning: Work-in-progress – unfinished not-flash-fiction-anymore ~~~~~~~ Oh, everyone just thought you were crazy, I can hear one of them say. No one utters a word but I hear the voices. I see it in their eyes. They all think the same: I’m insane. Perhaps I have indeed lost my sanity. No one says anything and…… Continue reading Crazy to stay sane
“I can’t believe you lied to me.” Harriet glared at Timothy. Timothy looked at her imploringly. “I’m so sorry, Harriet,” he said. “I thought… I did…” he stammered. “I tried to…” His voice trailed off. He didn’t know what to say. Aware of the tears that threatened to fall, she tried to shrug her feelings…… Continue reading Complicated
No, not me. Wait! Could I be…? 🙂 It’s my Friday Fiction and I’m writing supposed to be writing a short story but because I didn’t do my research before today, I am stuck – googling! Below is something interesting I found on Google while educating myself more on Cinderella and the varied versions of…… Continue reading Philippine ‘Cinderella’
My weather app rarely lies, Cassandra thought. She then proceeded to get comfortable on her couch with her best snuggle blanket. To warm up, she had a cup of hot chocolate. She also had a party-size pack of potato crisps and a bottle of wine for later, which she hoped she wouldn’t finish. It was…… Continue reading Friday Night
As with most of the fairy tale princesses, Cinderella is one beautiful and truly resilient character, although with no superpower, unless a fairy godmother counts. Disney’s 2015 Cinderella movie is merely the most recent of the many adaptations of the classic folk tale. So, why not join us this year (2017) and write your own…… Continue reading Invitation: write your own “Cinderella” story!