N (A to Z Challenge)

Jennifer had been a naughty child, not mean, cruel indifferent, just incorrigible and adventurous.  As she looked back through the years, she realized she’d probably given her parents near heart-attacks with her antics. A tomboy of the first order, there was no risk, no adventure she wouldn’t undertake.  Often playing by the forbidden railroad tracks […]

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C (A to Z Challenge)

Tamara was captivating.  Her strength determination frivolity combined with astute business sense meant her work was in demand and continually growing.  With a clear vision for her company and its future, she’d hired additional staff and moved steadily forward. It was a brand-new niche and she’d fallen in love instantly. The increasing popularity and availability […]

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B (April Challenge)

Frazer stood on the sidelines, watching.  The Garden Show was well attended and a stroke of genius, drawing hundreds to the opening of their latest Hotel.  Their efforts justifiably rewarded by constant words of appreciation, smiles, nods, the glow on enthusiast’s faces. Glancing back and forth, he spotted a lovely young woman roaming alone.  She […]

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers 3-20-2018

Having carried the unconscious woman back to his campsite, he’d nestled her in his only blanket, settling her near the fire for warmth.  Although she’d stirred occasionally, she hadn’t awakened. The fire crackled and hissed quietly until a sudden burst of embers thrust into the air, sounding momentarily loud in the silence surrounding them. Suddenly […]

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Wonder

Wonder It was my birthday yesterday and one of the most special and memorable birthdays to date.  I’ve enjoyed many (smirk smirk) but this was extra special. It wasn’t the gifts, though they were, each and every one, touching, thoughtful and heartfelt.  It was a moment in time I’ll cherish forever.  Surrounded by family, with […]

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Dominant

Dominant ruling commanding authoritative assertive forceful commanding pushy BC Ferry forced to turn back after marijuana “smoke-in” protest of smoking ban Al JarryJanuary 23, 20180 Yesterday was the first day of a new blanket smoking ban across all BC ferries and ferry terminals. The ban includes both tobacco and cannabis, and extends to ‘vape’ devices […]

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Henrietta’s 300 word “Perspective”

I used to hate that word – perspective – it meant how you saw things wasn’t real, wasn’t true, wasn’t valued or validated.  It was just your perspective therefore it was only a possibility, plausible, but then not the real true answer. Your perspective meant coloured by your thoughts, beliefs, views and therefore not necessarily […]

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Evoke

Evoke There was something about her.  When she sauntered through the market examining each item before placing it in her basket, heads turned as eyes casually watched her delicate movements.  Most often, she was unaware of the interest engendered, her mind elsewhere, perhaps on days gone by. A wisp of a woman with whom an […]

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Finale

It was a beautiful day.  The sun shone brightly overhead amid wispy clouds lazily making their way across beautiful azure blue skies.  Jennifer leaned back, on supporting arms behind her and raised her lovely face to the sky. Could life be more idyllic? Life had thrown her some heavy-duty curves but she’d survived it all.  […]

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