“So this is the spring of eternal youth?” asked the tourist incredulously, he had travelled many miles to see the wonder. It looked for or all the world like an old stone trough in the shade of the trees in a corner of the churchyard, which indeed was exactly what it was. “There’s no […]Read More Fountain of youth.
He had to take the drugs in order to see them. There they were plotting and scheming. Always there watching and waiting. He had to take the drugs in order to see them. But because he took the drugs no-one would believe him. Inspired by https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/3193846/posts/2138881827Read More Imagination
What was the last thing that broke down in your house? – Washing machine grrr! What tv show’s finale do you still think about? – Smiley’s People, a John Le Carre adaptation from 1982. What is something that deserves to end? – Reality TV (or waiting for a book deal). What was the last thing […]Read More The Queen of Questions 2019 – Ten Ends.
Naked or blonde, it just is! via https://jirogers-author.com/2019/01/05/six-word-story-challenge-ambition/Read More Ambition – six word story challenge.
Greer stepped out of the hut, stretched and regarded the coming dawn, he’d left Sobeth to sleep, the birds were already well into their morning chorus and he rejoiced as the sun brought its warmth to his face. “You’re up already?” said Sobeth standing at the door, her bump was huge now. “I was going […]Read More Renewal
I’ve only done one these before so I thought I’d have another go. Today’s questions: What is your favorite chocolate dessert? – Baked fig with a chocolate brownie. Where do you go first in the grocery store? – Bread and pastries You win three minutes of free shopping in the grocery store with an empty […]Read More For the Queen of Questions #3 2019
“Hey old man, how’s the big boat coming along?” “It’s nearly finished Jacet.” replied the septuagenarian. Jacet and his colleague stared at the massive construction for a while. “Why is he building a giant barge in the middle of nowhere?” asked the other man. “He’s gone mad, says a voice in his head told him […]Read More The coming storm.
The museum… they live at night! https://jirogers-author.com/2018/12/26/six-word-story-challenge-stuffed-2/Read More Stuffed
That’s how it started, mass extinction. Suggested by https://jirogers-author.com/2018/12/23/six-word-story-challenge-sneezy/Read More Sneezy.
A new Mackintosh University story. “Here we are!” announced the driver “Your ring of old rocks.” “Thank you Jenkin. The Exford Circle is more than, as you would say, a ring of old rocks!” stated Professor Armstrong. “This is going to be something we’re not likely to see again in our lifetimes.” “As you wish […]Read More Solstice.