Writing Collaboration #16- Passing By

She saw him. She hadn’t been expecting it. He was walking along the street, hands in his coat pockets, face turned up to the bright autumn sun. He looked happy. Happier than anyone should look. Happier than anyone had a right to in this world.

Christmas Writing Challenge #8

The Nativity Movie Mary is pregnant. She does not remember when it happened. But she is. And now she must do something about. Joe is a slacker. No job to speak of and no life goals. But when he finds out that his sort-of girlfriend is expecting, he decides that he needs to make good….

Christmas Writing Challenge #7

So, I seem to have missed a few days worth of posts this week. In fact, I appear to have missed the whole week! I’ve been crazily busy with stacks-and-stacks of work and life, as well as mourning the death of political reason as the UK shot itself in the face by voting in droves…

Christmas Writing Challenge #4

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The Christmas Thief When a small town shoplifter finds himself locked in a cell three days before Christmas is offered the opportunity to make a mends by playing Santa in the local hospital’s Christmas festivities, he sees the opportunity to pull the ultimate seasonal heist. Eyeing the presents on the…

Christmas Writing Challenge #3

The Man Who Came To Stay For Christmas Twas the night before Christmas and Princess Clarissa was all alone in her castle. Another year had gone by without a prince to come and marry her. But a horrid snow storm was brewing and with it the bitter winter winds brought a strange unconscious man to…

Christmas Writing Challenge #2

Grumpy The Christmas Elf Grumpy was an elf who hated Christmas. He was the slowest of all of the toy-making elves in the North Pole, and after three warnings, Santa sacked him. The first unemployed elf ever found himself out of a job, and out of cheer. He moved around from town-to-town getting grouchier and…

Christmas Writing Challenge#1

‘The Christmas Star’ Big-time YouTuber ‘Porky-pie’ is on course to break all records. With a Christmas live stream scheduled that promises to break the internet, he could not be any more arrogant if he tried. Seeing Christmas as ‘just a marketing tool’ he shuns those around him in exchange for bathing in YouTube Analytics and…

Writing Prompt #12

This was literally the worst thing that ever happened to me…

Your eyes.

Writing Collab #11 – Rewinding

As we teeter; Jenga-like totems of our former selves; reminders flood cauterised caches. Photocopies of what we were, what I was, what this was.