☆☆☆ A collection of captivating short stories written by Danielle Buckroyd on the basis of writing prompts.
☆☆☆☆ An emotional short story about dealing with the loss of a loved one and wrongful blame.
I’m still stuck in this place. The room is large. White. The walls are cushions. There is a bed, a desk, and a chair. There’s nothing else. I’m pacing around like a polar bear on melting ice. I bite my nails—no—nevermind. I don’t have any nails to bite anymore. I guess the skin will do. I’m gnawing onContinue reading “Prisoner”
Challenge: Write space-themed Sci-Fi without spaceship, star, and galaxy. We landed on the far side of the planet where the sun never shone. Whenever this side faced the sunlight, the planet fell into the shadow of its moon. This is why the natives called this part of the woods the Hidden, in the local language. Michael had learnedContinue reading “Legacy”
Challenge: Write a pregnancy-themed soap using the prompt. I can’t be a mother. I tried. I tried to tell myself I was fit. But I can’t lie to myself. I can’t be a mother. My name is Elise. I’m not your typical girl who dreams of marrying the good boy next door and having aContinue reading “I Can’t Be a Mom”
Challenge: Write a crime thriller using the prompt. This fucking rain again. New York in October was just downright ugly. The gutters foul stench stung her nose while the water pouring out of the sky smashed against her glasses. She should have stayed inside. But no, she had to decide to go get that Merlot andContinue reading “October Rain”
Challenge: Write dystopian fiction using the prompt. It was dark. Too dark. I should have been inside by now. But I just had to go talk to Paul. Nothing seemed right anymore, and he was the only one I could trust. At least I thought that until tonight. I could hear nothing around me, aContinue reading “Them”
Challenge: Write horror using the prompt. It was a dark alley where nobody walked. Yuki slid into the looming darkness as she held her purse tight, afraid, trembling from the shivers of the night. Her long black hair tied behind her shoulders, she wore her favourite heels and the tight skirt her boss Hime-sama forcedContinue reading “Tokyo Blood”
Challenge: Write Sci-Fi using the prompt. Journal of Neuroscience and Computing A proof of concept for wireless mind-to-mind data transmission. 14.05.2022 Abstract The socio-economic situation, as well as the worldwide connectivity of every single person, gave rise to a need for faster and better communication. In this paper, state-of-the-art brain imaging and nano-implants are utilized toContinue reading “MindSurfer®”
Challenge: Dream Writeup I always wondered how I would react to a crisis. I wanted to think I would be the one to fight, but that might have only been my ego talking. Nobody wanted to be the one to run after all. They say you did not know until the time came. When theContinue reading “Alien Invasion”