Star Dust II – Hidden Truth

This week’s writing prompt: Your main character looks up at the night sky and begins pondering life. Thinking back, this character whispers to him or herself, "To this day, I still regret that." What had happened? ********** Anderson parked the car near the clearing where he landed two hundred years ago and looked out at …

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The Culann warriors (writing prompt – short story)

This week’s writing prompt –  Write a short passage that ends with: In that moment, fully committed to helping each other, they raised a glass to their new adventure.     The culann competition   Alan Wilyhame left his home that morning knowing he’d return a changed man. He’d come back to the city only …

The Emperor’s right hand (writing prompt short story)

This week’s writing prompt: Think of a mysterious or shady incident in your character's past. When confronted about it, he explains it was a misunderstanding. What’s the incident?   The emperor’s right hand   Porscha moved through the foliage like a predator, her steps as silent as the white tiger that prowled beside her. She …

Places you remember

Remember when…   When I was around 11 years old, my family and I went on a beach vacation to a place called Angra dos Reis (Anchor of kings) in the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For three days we explored the numerous beaches there. On the afternoon of the second day a local …

Porscha

This week’s prompt: The bridge was out…   Porscha   The bridge was out. Linus glanced at the misty trail that connected this realm with the mortal land. If they were lucky, the bridge would close before Porscha noticed it. If they were lucky. The thought had hardly crossed his mind when he heard footsteps …

Writing prompt contest: Alien Lord – short story

One more short story! This week’s prompt is: A bartender and a patron are having a conversation. Unbeknownst to them, someone sitting close by—obscured by shadows—has been eavesdropping. The eavesdropper has trouble sleeping that night based on what he or she heard. What could it have been? And check out last week’s prompt winner: https://authorsinspirations.wordpress.com/2017/07/08/writing-prompt-contest-short-story/