GRIPPED – An 85 Word Story

They are travelers gripped by thought, lost in their worlds of introspection. They sit, frozen in time and space, which once moved freely for them. But day by day they grew exhausted,  Their bones tiring from the burdens they secretly bore. Emotions and struggles hide behind their sculpted eyes, forever creating stories of who theyContinue reading “GRIPPED – An 85 Word Story”

FRIDAY FIRST’S: First Paragraph of Chapter 8 (where you meet Eliza)

Eliza Jaynes stood on the front steps of what was once their dream home – a four bedroom, Cape Cod in an upper class neighborhood. With her arms folded tightly across her chest, she stared blankly at her husband. She watched as Jack put the last piece of his furniture into the back of  theContinue reading “FRIDAY FIRST’S: First Paragraph of Chapter 8 (where you meet Eliza)”

Friday’s First: First Paragraph, Fourth Chapter

Vivian Richards held her favorite coffee mug between her palms embracing its warmth.  The mug, handmade and painted with what she called a mix of goldenrod and mustard, was her favorite possession. She had found the mug sitting unloved, alone and unpopular on the shelf behind the barista taking her order at her favorite localContinue reading “Friday’s First: First Paragraph, Fourth Chapter”

FRIDAY FICTION: Socks (8 Word Story)

For today’s Friday Fiction Challenge, you must write an 8 word story on the subject of SOCKS. Use any photo you want. Leave your story in the comments or place the link to your story in there. Don’t forget to link back to this one on your post! SOCKS Her socks displayed to passing carsContinue reading “FRIDAY FICTION: Socks (8 Word Story)”

FRIDAY FICTION CHALLENGE: The Stoppage of Time

Today’s Friday Fiction Challenge is to write a 35 word story with the theme of “Time”. Leave your story in the comments or put a link to your page. I find it helpful to have a photo to inspire the story. His last step forward was into a time zone like no other. Time stoppedContinue reading “FRIDAY FICTION CHALLENGE: The Stoppage of Time”

Friday Fiction: WHISPER (120 Words)

Her arms held her quivering knees tightly against her chest in the dark corner. Her stringy, tangled long hair continued to drip from the sudden rain shower. She ran fast, searching for anywhere to hideout, at least until the rain stopped. Refuge appeared in a small dilapidated cabin. She ducked underneath the bright yellow “Caution:Continue reading “Friday Fiction: WHISPER (120 Words)”