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Category: Micro-Stories

Simple stories you can read in a blink …

Defeat – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“He had an idea that even when beaten he could steal a little victory by laughing at defeat.” – John Steinbeck Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – Defeat Do click […]

Journey – (6WSP #73)

Covid put paid to his journey (Six-Word Micro-Story) Post inspired by Swheta’s Six Word Story Prompt #73 Journey – please do click through for the rules if you too would […]

Sing – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” Voltaire Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – Sing Do click through for the rules if […]

Balloon – (6WSP #72)

He resembled an orange balloon deflated (Six-Word Micro-Story) Post inspired by Swheta’s Six Word Story Prompt #72 – please do click through for the rules if you too would like […]

Energy – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” Nikola Tesla Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – Energy Do click […]

For My Mum (Weekly Haiku Prompt#337)

I am thankful for – The unconditional love, She has given me! ******* She has given me – Determination to thrive, Through life’s highs and lows! ******* Through life’s highs […]

Delete – (6WSP #69)

If only delete was an option … (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Swheta’s Six Word Story Prompt #69 – please do click through for the rules if you too would […]

Being Human Being (One-Liner Wednesday)

“The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.” George Orwell Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – Being Human Being Do click through for the rules […]

Niggle – (Weekend Writing Prompt #187)

It had started to niggle, that rather irritating cough that wouldn’t go away – when working in the garden or worse when she left the house.  The brabbling drippy nose […]

It’s Beginning … (One-Liner Wednesday)

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.”  – Plato Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – It’s beginning. Do click through for the rules if you, too, […]

Quixotic – (Weekend Writing Prompt #186)

The ballet was just beautiful to watch, so very sensual.  She had never experienced a ballet before. This one was quixotic; it made her eyes leak. (26-Word Micro-Story) Prompt inspired […]

Villain – (6WSP #66)

He was the villain in the piece … (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Swheta’s Six Word Story Prompt #66 – please do click through for the rules if you too […]

Fishy – (6WSP #65)

Kitchen smells fishy – twas yesterday’s supper! (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt #65 – Fishy. Please click through for the rules if you, too, would […]

Torture – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“Bad music forced on a child is abuse because it invariably forms that child´s taste in music.” (Cory Taylor, Slipknot) Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – torture without pain. […]

Fridge? – (6WSP #64)

Can’t remember why … Just going crazy! (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt #64. Please do click through if you, too, would like to join in.

Brain – (One-liner Wednesday)

“If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” (Quote – Lawrence Ferlinghetti) Post inspired by Linda G Hill’s One-Liner-Wednesday . Click through for the rules if you, too, would […]

Stars – (6WSP #63)

Proposed beneath the Snowy Mountain stars … (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt – Stars. Click through for the rules, if you, too, would like to join […]

Dinner – (6WSP #62)

Can’t wring Gobbles; no dinner tonight! (Six-Word Micro-Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt – Dinner. Click through for thee rules, if you, too, would like to join […]

Oh la la! (One-Liner Wednesday)

“I’ve lost my place and now it can’t be found” (Scissor Sisters Lyrics) Linking back to Song Lyric Sunday, a previous post just cos I so love this line! Post […]

Emergency – (6WSP)

Your Honour … It was an emergency! (Six-Word Micro-Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt Emergency. Click through for thee rules, if you, too, would like to join […]

Finagle – (Six Sentence Story #130)

It wasn’t that Dad’s handwritten will had no date; it did … Friday February 2011. Hells bells and various other words to that effect. It had been witnessed by Dad’s next door neighbours, […]

Fight – (6WSP #60)

Divorce followed the fight in Italy! (Six-Word Micro-Story) This post is inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt … click though if you, too would like to join in …

Field – (Six Sentence Story#129)

“Oh dear” – she mumbled into her chest … “Dad bought a brand new shiny box a couple of years ago, it’s under the stairs, all his private papers will […]