Tears

Day 16 of the October writing prompt challenge. I’m cheating today as I’m recycling an old post which was entitled ‘Her Tears’ which is an extract from the novel I’m writing... TearsAn extract from my novel. Yasmin I was tired of crying. I felt the all too familiar sensation of tears readying themselves within me. I … Continue reading Tears

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HER Stories: Anisah and Sabrina – Part I

This was published in Issue 4 of Unread, a new up and coming magazine which has a wide range of articles from recipes, current affairs, travel pieces and creative writing. I hope you enjoy part 1 of this short story and please check out the magazine! 🙂   Sabrina was her ride or die. Sabrina … Continue reading HER Stories: Anisah and Sabrina – Part I

My BFF

Day 12 of the October writing prompt challenge. My BFF From those days in the playground, I remember how we used to play make believe... acting out every scene that our young minds could think of. How our young and innocent hearts planned out our entire lives. How people used to think we were twins … Continue reading My BFF

Rehab

Day 11 of the October writing prompt challenge Rehab Just one more, that's what he always told himself, just this one more and then that will be it. He really meant it every time, he really tried. Each time he reached for that bottle, he hated himself a little more. And then he told himself, … Continue reading Rehab

Fire

Ok I missed a couple of days but here's day 10 of the October writing prompt challenge. Fire The fire in her bones kept her feet moving when the world made her tired. The fire in her eyes kept her looking for good in the world that only showed her the bad. The fire in … Continue reading Fire

A Lost Key

Day 7 of the October writing prompt challenge. A Lost KeyThe box sat in the middle of the table. She studied its every detail. It was more than a century old. A beautiful box adorned with intricate carvings of lustrous patterns. It was made from a rich mahogany and the edges were all trimmed with … Continue reading A Lost Key

To Do

Day 6 of the October writing prompt challenge To Do All that was left was a To Do list of meaningless things. Buy bin bags Fix leaky tap Call electricity supplier Find cheaper broadband Water plants Buy cat food Clean the windows Meaningless. Mundane. These things went unfinished but they would have added no real … Continue reading To Do

Time

Day 5 of the October writing prompt challenge Time A day without him went by like a week. A day with him passed as quickly as a second. And the time they had together seemed so little and felt even less. She lost herself in his company. As in she lost all of her worries, … Continue reading Time