Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 8

Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 8

Hello everyone! Thought it was time to add to my collection of Tiny Tales with this 8th edition. 🙂

I’ve been taking part most week’s in the challenge hosted by Nicola Auckland, over on Sometimes Stellar Storyteller – hit the link to view the entries for the current prompt of DISCONTENT and maybe have a go yourself (ooh, and vote…for me…if you want…no pressure!)

This set of Tiny Tales features three, six-word stories, one of which I was lucky enough to win first place with! Let me know your thoughts in the comments and thanks, as always for reading. Happy weekend y’all! 🙂

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Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 7

Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 7

Two posts today, aren’t you lucky? (Maybe don’t answer that!)

As it’s the 6th of April, it’s time for another stab at some (very) short stories for Adam Ickes’ monthly challenge, ‘Six on the Sixth’. In essence, it’s six, 6-word stories on the 6th of the month.

This months prompts (which you can incorporate as actual words or not) are; HANG, INCH, PEDDLE, PILLS, GIANT and PLAN. Let me know what you think of my interpretations in the comments and why not have a go yourself? Pop over to see other entries, via the link.

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Flash (flood) Fiction

Flash (flood) Fiction

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Clouds rumbled overhead, heralding the arrival of rain. The first drops met the ground sporadically, evaporating on the scorched earth, yet soon began to fall with more urgency, each grounded drip attracted to another like a magnet. They quickly joined forces, grouping to form rivulets, as they forged an unrelenting path through the desert sand.

Spurred on by the legions of droplets rushing to join from above, the liquid fingers spread outwards, searching for cracks to explore. Downwards they groped, caressing the untouched rock, probing further. Once the route had been scouted, ahead of the torrent, the eager surge asserted control, breaking through into…

Emptiness.

For a moment, the fluid was once again suspended in air, free-falling and cascading, finally grounded for a second time, pooling wide and deep. The resulting splash echoed across the cavern until it ebbed into silence, save for a rhythmic drip that became less frequent as the minutes passed. Above, the deluge had abated and moved on, unaware of the repercussions it had triggered beneath.

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Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 6: Suspicion on the 6th!

Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 6: Suspicion on the 6th!

Another installment of my six word stories and this time, my offerings for not one but two challenges!

I’ve regularly been taking part in Nicola’s weekly six-word challenge, being lucky enough to be awarded medal position on several occasions. Her prompt this week is SUSPICION and here’s my attempt.

Wide-eyed innocence, tell-tale crumbs…

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If you would like to vote for me / check out the other entries / have a go yourself, head over to Sometimes Stellar Storyteller via the link!

Recently, I was alerted to another micro-story challenge by Louise of The Storyteller’s Abode who takes part in the monthly ‘Six on the Sixth’, hosted by Adam Ickes.

I generally forget until it’s way past the date but this month I remembered so I’m trying it out myself! In essence, it’s six, 6-word stories on the 6th of the month.

666. Scary biscuits if you ask me. And this will be my 6th addition of Tiny Tales so another ‘6’. Does this cancel out the demon summoning or intensify it? Hmm…

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Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 5: Accomplishment

Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 5: Accomplishment

Here’s my first post of 2016!

That sentence (which was six words long!) and the title should tell you what it’s all about. Yes, it’s another edition of teeny, tiny tales, inspired by Nicola’s challenge over at Sometimes Stellar Storyteller.

Although I’ve been participating in her prompts most weeks (and securing medal positions on some occasions!), I realised I hadn’t devoted a post to my entries since Halloween. However, this week’s theme of ACCOMPLISHMENT gave me a few ideas so here they are!

First of all, my actual entry…

Yesterday, she learned to say ‘Mummy’!

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