Vengeance Amidst The Flame (Short Story)

“Kill them all!!!”, roared the Sultan, “Not one man, woman or child will leave this place alive without chains on every appendage!” All around him, his battallion of crack troops ran riot through the humble mountain village. There were screams of terror and anguish as the armed and armoured warriors broke into houses and forcibly…

[SHORT STORY:] “Where you gonna run to?”

Where you gonna run to? I’m running headlong and heedlessly through a crowd, a sea of faces that I can’t see in my panicked flight. I shove and old woman back as I try to get past her and in the periphery of my vision I swear I can see her burst into tiny fragments…

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

Most of my life I’ve been a bit of an oddball and at odds with the way most people around me looked at and reacted to the world around us all. It was only as I started hitting my teen years and finding new outlets for self-expression like a little bit of writing and drawing…

Original Short Fiction: “Talking Crazy” (A Janus Tale!)

“I have spent years chasing the tail of my ‘darkness’, as, uh, some of you call it. I’ve always preferred to think of it as a unique awareness of the world we live in, one that, um… most people sadly do not share.” he said, calm and congenial in his tone as ever. Our session…

On A Brink [Short Story]

Have I got a treat for you today folks! After a long gap I’ve been free enough that I’ve been toying with this little story and was reworking it this past weekend. Then I dropped on the good folks of InMon over at bekindrewrite and decided to use their prompts in the final version of…

Tag! You’re it…

Originally posted on Andy's Words & Pictures:
photo: Thinkstock I had a thought a while back about working up an interactive writing exercise that might be fun. My idea is to build a collaborative story one sentence at a time—a writers’ game of tag or a literary relay race. I’m sure there must be…