Photo by Julia Volk on Pexels.com It was a beautiful day; the sun was shining in the cloudless sky. On a hilltop, a handsome prince and his old manservant, Sir Jont, both on horseback, peered down into the lush green valley. Despite the pleasant weather, the prince was in a foul mood. ‘Are you sure … Continue reading The Reluctant Prince and The Sleeping Beauty.
Photo by Benjamin Suter on Pexels.com A rough draft fairy story based on Cinderella. Micky the witch disliked Cinderella but it wasn't a big deal because Micky disliked everything nice, and Cinderella was a nice person. Not only was Cinderella a nice person, she was pretty and married to a prince. Prince Charming. The most … Continue reading Micky The Witch, Cinderella and Prince Charming
Photo by Matthias Zomer on Pexels.com The feline creature was in a bad mood. The portal to his home realm opened and in a few moments he found himself covered in filthy and swine grunting around him. 'Typical,' he muttered under his breath, trying to get up. His ears twitched and whiskers dropped. No such … Continue reading The Feline and Swine
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com It was a long narrow street lined with lush oak trees and colourful terrace houses on each side. The voice noted there were no gardens, just paved driveway and big wheelie bins. The air was cold and fragrant with life. People, actual living people, strolled leisurely on the pavements, talking … Continue reading The Witch and the Voice
Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger on Pexels.com A hut above the midpoint of Snake Bridge is suspended in air. The sky is blue with drifting clouds. Giant seagulls soar around with dangling monster heads hanging from their blood sodden beaks. The air is soiled and unpleasant. There is quiet drone of pain. The hum of torment. … Continue reading The Hut on Nothingness
Photo by Jacob Colvin on Pexels.com These stories are rough drafts for a story a day in May The bridge was known as Snake Bridge. It was long, winding as if slithering in motion from one East to West of the Great Land. It bridged the nothingness between the one. Made of glass and wind … Continue reading The Bridge – a short flash story