Challenge: Write an inner monologue from the perspective of a cheating boyfriend. What are you up to? When I see the text on my phone, I feel the aggravation rise inside me. What does she want now?I decide to ignore her for the time being. I have more pressing matters to attend to. Looking atContinue reading “The Perfect Guy”
☆☆☆☆ A cleverly crafted story about the secrets we keep, and how they can lead us to kill or be killed.
☆☆☆ 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”