The Wizard’s Elixir – 50 Word Thursday Challenge

I thought that I'd tackle another 50 word Thursday challenge, where one's creative prowess is tested with only one picture and one quote to be used for inspiration. The rule is to write a creative work in 50 word increments up to a maximum of 250 words. This week's picture is featured above, and here's the … Continue reading The Wizard’s Elixir – 50 Word Thursday Challenge

The Road of Curiosities – Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge

Fandango's Flash Fiction Challenge Another creative writing challenge, and my first attempt at this one. The challenge is to create a story of under 300 words to accompany the picture which I have used for the feature of this post. You can find the original challenge post here. And, here's my little piece of work, … Continue reading The Road of Curiosities – Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge

Living to Die – 50 Word Thursday (Challenge)

A 50 Word Challenge I've decided to try out a challenge that I've never yet participated in. The challenge revolves around being presented with a picture and a quote, then creating a short story inspired by said quote and photo. The story is meant to be in 50 word intervals up to 250 words in … Continue reading Living to Die – 50 Word Thursday (Challenge)

The Pencil – Prompt Challenge

A Writing Prompt Challenge My blogging friend Nour and I have decided to have a little writing prompt challenge just for the fun of it. We thought it would be interesting to see the differences between our stories that we'd come up with. I'll list the details of our prompt below, and after my story … Continue reading The Pencil – Prompt Challenge

David’s Salvation in Imagination: Jungle Cats and Dinosaurs

It was just another ordinary day in the life of David Emerson, an 8-year-old boy raised in New York City. Son to Henry Emerson, a hot-shot lawyer known for his successful law practice. David was also son to Emerald Emerson, a fashion designer, entrepreneur and local celebrity. David was left wanting for nothing. He was … Continue reading David’s Salvation in Imagination: Jungle Cats and Dinosaurs

The Neanderthal and The Wolf – A Short Story Based on a Recent Discovery

This short story has been inspired by the real life events of a giant wolf head being discovered in Northern Yakutia in Siberia. It was dated back to the ice age and the flesh has been beautifully preserved for 30-40,000 years. The wolf head is still snarling and there's some speculation that hunters had cut … Continue reading The Neanderthal and The Wolf – A Short Story Based on a Recent Discovery

Travels of the Wild Boy: The Long Road West (Part V)

Sitting at the side of a lonely road in Northern Ontario was Hayden's beat up old Toyota with a tarp for a window. The sun was just beginning to rise above the trees, painting the landscape with shades of orange and pink while birds merrily sang out from the surrounding treetops. The fall of civilization … Continue reading Travels of the Wild Boy: The Long Road West (Part V)

Travels of the Wild Boy: The Getaway (Pt. III)

Dawn came upon the town as Hayden slept in a heap upon his mattress. The tapping of raindrops against the bedroom window pane could be heard sounding out rhythmically in the quiet of the morning. With great difficulty Hayden managed to open one eye and then the other, releasing a yawn and burying his face … Continue reading Travels of the Wild Boy: The Getaway (Pt. III)

Travels of the Wild Boy: The Wolf (Pt. II)

Hayden could still taste the smoky flesh of the cooked trout caught between his teeth. He’d been walking for a few hours now along the roadside, shaping a stick from a young tree with a knife as he went. The stick was about two feet long and an inch in diameter. He thought it might … Continue reading Travels of the Wild Boy: The Wolf (Pt. II)

Travels of The Wild Boy: The Beginning (Pt. I)

Lying on his stomach, Hayden lifted his head up from his bunched up old sweater and yawned. Through crusty eyes, he looked around the old warehouse where he slept and noticed the dust particles floating through the beams of sunlight shining in through the windows. It had to be a nice day outside for there … Continue reading Travels of The Wild Boy: The Beginning (Pt. I)