Category Archives: Short Story

Once Upon a Pine

Prompt: Once Upon a _______.  Fill in the blank with any word except the word “Time” to complete your story. The scent of pine was overpowering, delighting me with a nose full that smelled just like Christmas.  Evergreen trees towered … Continue reading

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Love is a Battlefield

Prompt: The setting for your narrative is a battleground. Hypnotic lights flash orange, red, green and blue, their neon hue blinding in the darkness.  Jack Douglas clenched his teeth and rolled to cover under a stone overhang.  He heard movement … Continue reading

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The Scholarship Guide to Staying Alive

Prompt: The trend, create a new one that others begin to follow. They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul.  If that’s true, then I would think green pupils symbolized mystery, knowing a secret that no one … Continue reading

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Why I Like Fantasy

My favorite books are all fantasy, ranging from the magical twist of twilight to the full on new world of Eragon.  There are many reasons why I love it, but to narrow it down to my choice few, they are… … Continue reading

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Friends of the Fog

Prompt: Fog In San Francisco the small strip of stores and shops across the shore of the Pacific Ocean was a hot-spot for international tourists.  European business men taking a break from their stiff chairs and gray computers to take … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Contributions

Ancient Greek inventions have influenced western civilization in more ways than one. Ancient Greece had great warriors, leaders, and philosophers that made some of the greatest discoveries known to man.  A few of the major discoveries were in the areas … Continue reading

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Hatred

Prompt: The symptom, develop a narrative based on this word. Hatred, the feeling boils up in you.  Slowly churning at your stomach until you reach your breaking point, until you explode.  That’s what you feel when your friend goes out … Continue reading

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