Warwick Castle

My grandfather’s face speaks more than he does. His face has taught me a lot in my 25 years, and when I make a decision I imagine what my grandfather’s face would look like if I told him. Would it be the proud face of an A on my report card, the disappointed face of…

Take A Bite – Twitch Writes #1

Twitch Writes is an interactive way that I write stories with suggestions from viewers in chat! Want to see this story being written live? Come follow us by hitting the link below! Check us out on Twitch! Story Prompt: Write a story about a teenage girl with braces during the zombie apocalypse trying to find…

A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Noticed

A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Noticed   It started with a picture of a puppy. “Make the impression you like animals, it always brings in the swipe rights.” Joe sipped on his beer, a cheap American brand, as Gerard felt the condensation of the pint glass in his hands. “Well, I do like animals.” Gerard…

Fresh Tar

Prompt: Write a story about a young boy with a relatively unknown condition. Jackson marched to school the same way everyday; Left on Main, 3 blocks down, right on Smithe. This never changed. It was 12 minutes on average from door to door. Approximately 1,384 steps. Routine was of the upmost importance. Lunch never varied;…

Shattered

Prompt: Write a story that involves broken dishes. – Try to write it as a stream of consciousness. (Prompt from 627 things to write about.) My mother broke every plate in the house that day. Not just the worn, chipped, and faded ones that we used everyday; the fancy ones hidden in the confines of…

Seven Minutes

Prompt: Chicks battle the Dudes – Board game found in a Victoria, BC thrift store.   It was my first party; new school, new friends, new look. Talia tugged at her crop top. 90’s music blasted in Ami’s basement as she braved the stairs. “Hey Tal!” Will waved from across the room. Blush crept along…

Eggs Benny

Prompt: Young woman and an older man sitting at the window-side table at John’s Place (A great brunch spot in Victoria, BC).   ——————————————————————————————- “Classic Eggs Benny please.” Haley pushed the menu to the edge of the table. “Full or half, darlin’?” The waitress’ pen poised over her notebook. “Half please.” Haley stared out the…

3-2-1

Prompt: “It was the day my younger sister went into space.” 3-2-1 My mind flashed back to age seven. My hat slid down on my face, Anna’s feather boa draped on her small shoulders as we sat down for tea with teddy. Being two years her senior, it was my job to pour the tea….