Saga

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/your-daily-word-prompt-saga-july-16-2019/ Every time she considered reading a saga her first and only thought was why? Why the interest, why care? Sagas were boring, concerned a lifetime and lifestyle of people she’d never known and wasn’t the least bit interested in and she was even less interested in investing time and effort in reading absorbing or […]

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Project

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/13/your-daily-word-prompt-project-july-13-2019/ Alex loved challenges, hell he lived for challenges. The new project that landed on his desk proposed to be a challenge on several fronts and he was eager to dig in and get started. Although his boss never set outlandish time limits on anyone, Alex usually set his own and always always reached his […]

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Superior

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/12/your-daily-word-prompt-superior-july-12-2019/ Aaron was always on the look-out for superior craftsmanship. Purely by accident, he’d come upon a booth run by a woman, a jeweller who created the most phenomenal designs, beautiful, elegant, intricate, fashionable and truly spectacular. He’d been searching for her ever since he’d heard about her work and it seemed that she wasn’t […]

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Inspire

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/11/your-daily-word-prompt-inspire-july-11-2019/ Before today, Joe had seemingly taken all the credit for his successes in life, whether work-related or on the home-front. Some considered him puffed up on pride and ego. His uncle, a man whom he admired and loved, who’d taken him in and given him a home, died of old age. While it wasn’t […]

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Activation

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/10/your-daily-word-prompt-activation-july-10-2019/ A nondescript voice announced, “Your activation has begun.” Foggy though I was, my brain still encapsulated in blankets of sleep‘s woven tendrils, I couldn’t figure out what was happening. Was I still dreaming? Was this real? Where the hell was I? Staring at the groups of people waiting expectantly around me, I looked into […]

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Dilatory

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/09/your-daily-word-prompt-dilatory-july-9-2019/ He felt displaced. Unwelcome. Unwanted. Superfluous. Even if it was in his own mind. Thrown into an unknown time stream, he’d landed in an era far more advanced than his own. He tried desperately to fit in to catch up with current times but he was behind the eight ball and he was on […]

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Behold

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/08/your-daily-word-prompt-behold-july-8-2019/ The fair was a sight to behold. Even having been involved from the ground up, participating in every stage of the creation of this event, Gordon took great pleasure in witnessing the fruition of his efforts. The park sparkled and shone with twinkle lights designed to attract participants. Old fashioned lighting used to highlight […]

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Shut

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/07/your-daily-word-prompt-shut-july-7-2019/ “When one door shuts, another one opens.” That saying haunted him forever without meaning. He didn’t or hadn’t believed it, until recently. He’d bought a car one year ago and he knew it wasn’t a good deal, but he took it out of necessity. He was looking for a new car and found one. […]

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Abject

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/03/your-daily-word-prompt-abject-july-3-2019/ Without assistance on this massive project, it was an abject lesson in futility, or so he thought. Sighing, he sat at his desk and pondered the problem. He was used to taking on challenging projects, it excited and enervated him. This, however, was beyond his scope and was going to take massive effort, digging, […]

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Dark

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/02/your-daily-word-prompt-dark-july-2-2019/ Although she knew her way around this mountainous climb, in fact had scaled to the summit of this particular mountain a hundred times, it was the first time she was alone and injured. Throughout the climb, she’d only seen a couple of other hikers who were so engrossed in themselves, she doubted they’d even […]

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Sanctimonious

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/30/your-daily-word-prompt-sanctimonious-june-30-2019/ Gabe was more than angry, he was irate! That sanctimonious bag of wind had turned down his ideas for the app yet again. Normally Gabe wouldn’t have been concerned, he’d do his little spiel and move on but this was different. He knew it would work and take the company light years into the […]

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Hide

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/29/your-daily-word-prompt-hide-june-29-2019/ Hide in plain sight had been her motto for the past three years and had worked until today. She knew instantly he was trouble. The steady stare, combined with his turning up in all the “wrong” places, the places she was in, was a dead giveaway. Fran was disappointed. She’d made a life for […]

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Charge

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/27/your-daily-word-prompt-charge-june-27-2019/ Amelia opened the envelope and straightened out the contents. Her eyes nearly bugged out of her head. Her credit card bill had a $10,000.00 charge on it. She blinked several times, perhaps hoping to clear her vision or the amount on the credit card invoice might disappear or include fewer zeros. How could that […]

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Extraneous

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/26/your-daily-word-prompt-extraneous-june-26-2019/ He was great at subterfuge, one of the best, he had it in the bag, or so he thought. He’d fumbled and bumbled and faked his way through life and his job and this was no exception. He pasted a broad smile on his face and entered the room. Myles wasn’t prepared for what […]

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Bashful

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/25/your-daily-word-prompt-bashful-june-25-2019/ Oh so sweet and bashful was she Peeking from under a shade tree Eyes eloquently checking us out Safely secure in her little hideout Slices of apple gently offered by hand First sniffed smelled and then scanned Those gentle beautiful eyes gave thanks As she turned and left our little camp We have some […]

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Control

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/24/your-daily-word-prompt-control-june-24-2019/ Suzette reminded herself once again, “control is an illusion”. Having said that she was still frustrated at the length of time it was taking to find answers to questions either ignored or passed over. As a detective on the force for twelve years, she knew the ropes, the rules, the scenarios, the hoops she’d […]

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Indecision

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/23/your-daily-word-prompt-indecision-june-23-2019/ James prided himself on providing quick resolutions, no hesitation, no indecision. So he was confounded upon finding himself in a situation he wasn’t sure how to deal with. Indecision was tying his hands. He wandered around his office before heading across the room toward the windows where he always found solace peace and resolution. […]

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Insincere

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/16/your-daily-word-prompt-insincere-june-16-2019/ June was flummoxed.  Darren Franks had been given the opportunity of a lifetime, to be with the best, learn from the best, walk shoulder to shoulder with the best and if he’d chosen to prove himself, he could have flown, soared, Jackson would have guaranteed it. Instead, he’d squandered a great opportunity, chossing to […]

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Trust

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/11/your-daily-word-prompt-trust-june-11-2019/ June listened intently to Jackson’s explanation.  Apparently, he’d been a long time friend that his father had given a job to.  It wasn’t enough for Darren who felt he was owed more.  Anyone’s guess as to what or why he felt wronged.  He showed up, did his job, worked well but basically hadn’t added […]

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Glamour

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/08/your-daily-word-prompt-glamour-june-8-2019/ To her way of thinking, there was no glamour in this situation.  It was tense it was harsh it was unforgiving.  She had complete faith that Nigel could resolve the situation and save Jackson. June held her breath awaiting the outcome.  She wasn’t alone. She felt the tension rolling off of Roland. They turned […]

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Stolid

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/07/your-daily-word-prompt-stolid-june-7-2019/ Nigel was a stolid thinker.  It was essential, it was how he worked.  There were several strategies open to him and his men.  Dozens of questions and scenarios raced through his mind.  Which would work best in this case was the question.  Divide and conquer?   The 2nd perp didn’t appear as committed as the […]

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Instigate

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/05/your-daily-word-prompt-instigate-june-5-2019/ Nigel had contacted the local authorities updating them on the current situation and they had undercover men stationed at every entrance should the suspects managed to escape.  As soon as they could identify the culprits involved, a full-on investigation would ensure.  Nigel had to admitted he was a cop at heart and his blood […]

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Dispel

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/04/your-daily-word-prompt-dispel-june-4-2019/ As they moved carefully forward, it was difficult to dispel the angst that assailed her.  Would they find the men safe and sound?  June wondered about Nigel’s previous comments regarding the men and whether they would stay or run and how invested they were in keeping Roland and Jackson prisoner and whether they’d fight […]

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Frisson

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/06/02/your-daily-word-prompt-frission-june-2-2019/ A frisson of excitement akin to what a thrill seeker might feel hit June.  It disturbed her as much as anything could have.  This was her brother and Jackson, and these were real honest to god salt of the earth men trying to save their lives and yet that frisson flew across her veins, […]

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