Tag: story

  • The hole : Sunday Photo Fiction – November 01, 2015

    “Sammy, where are you?” Sam’s dad called down the hole in the old mine shaft. No answer at first. Then very softly came a tiny voice from deep out of the darkness. “Daddy, Daddy!” Sam’s dad felt like jumping into the hole to comfort his little boy. Again a faint:”Daddy, I’m afraid. Help me!” “Don’t […]

  • Swords: Picture it and write

    “What happened to me? Why are all these Roman swords around my seat?” Laelia could not believe it. She remembered walking down Main Street with her friends. Suddenly everything went black as if she was pulled down a long tunnel. Down, down she went. She closed her eyes and it felt as if she was […]

  • Toeka-Tokkel no 45 : Toneelspelers

    TONEELSPELERS Ons is almal toneelspelers in eie reg. Elke dag het sy eie dramas en optredes. Sonder die spelers kan daar nie n toneel of opvoering wees nie. Vandag het ek sommer lus om my eie toneel voor te lê aan julle, as lesers. Drie weke van saamleef met dierlike toneelspelers het nogal heelwat opwinding […]

  • Look out! Monday Finish the Story October 26, 2015

    Vultures! Finish the story begins with: “I watched the vulture looking at me hungrily as I lay on the ground bleeding and injured.” “Shoo, shoo, leave me alone” My voice is only croaking. The vulture flies away. I can’t exactly remember what happened to me. My thoughts are blurred by pain and I feel like […]

  • Dark forest. Mondays Finish the Story – Oct 19, 2015

    Finish the story begins with:   “Not knowing what to expect, he made his way into the dark of the forest.” Not knowing what to expect he made his way into the dark of the forest. He listened and then kept on stumbling over twigs and  leaves. He felt so tired. “Where are they? What do […]

  • Short Story writing course

    Last night I had the first of six hour sessions with Cat Conner at their  new bookshop. The shop opened on October 1, it is all about New Zealand books and writers. You my find more on the shop  and directors here : http://writersplotreadersread.nz/ I was kind of excited but also a bit afraid of […]

  • Hero: Sunday Photo Fiction – Oct 18, 2015

    Grandpa started: “Lily, my dear lassie, I once had a dog. He was my best friend and companion. I had him before I knew your Grandma. Saved him from the hands of savage boys who were pulling him around by his broken tail. I grabbed the yelling, tiny pup and ran away. I always safed […]

  • Plain sailing: FFfAW – Week of 10-13- 2015

    Plain sailing went totally wrong! Three months ago Sonya planned a trip of a lifetime for her and her younger sister Amber. She kept on going over every arrangement.  They were going to escape all the huzzle and buzzle of celebrations. Their father was going to marry the most horrible woman. The two sisters could […]

  • Scare-cat! Monday Finish the Story – October 12, 2015

    Thank you Barbara for hosting this Challenge every Monday! Finish the story begins with:  “Now this is living the life of Riley.” Oscar the cat thought that morning. Last night was very adventurous. When the clock struck 12 pm Oscar quietly sneaked out of his cozy bed, through the cat door and into the lovely […]

  • The map : Picture it and Write 74

    The gang leader decided that he was going to do something to shock the community. He knew they hated him for the ways he used to eliminate people and animals. It felt good to him when he thought back of all the occasions he used his gang members to do the job for him. Looking […]

  • Toeka-Tokkel no 43 : BADTYD/WATER

    Badtyd/Water Badtyd kan n plesier of n nagmerrie wees. Ons, wat kinders het, weet dat badtyd vir kinders en babas n groot plesier is. Veral babatjies voel geborge en ontspanne as hul daarvan hou. Alles hang ook maar van die volwassene se optrede en hantering van badtyd. As die ouer gespanne is, is die kinders […]

  • Day 14: Fly – 31 Days of FMFW

    Day 14 FLY Fly me to the moon came up as soon as I wrote the key word fly. I feel like flying in the breeze of excitement. The weather is better today after yesterday’s cold wind and some heavy showers during the day. My ebook is live again and I am going to give […]