Short Story: The goodbye

Story prompt: write a scene with an airport goodbye Lily heard the sound of a jet taking off, its powerful engine rising to life and she shuddered. She felt the clammy sweat of Pete's hands on her own and her fingers slid from his and landed on her side with a thud. He looked up … Continue reading Short Story: The goodbye

Short story: cotton hope

Five little words. My words for this week are: position tragedy illustration cotton calendar Darlene shuddered as she awkwardly slipped the silk shirt on over her head and felt its strange smoothness slide down her torso. She felt stifled, hot and claustrophobic. This was the first time in three years that she'd be leaving her … Continue reading Short story: cotton hope

Short Story: It’s never too late

Short story writing challenge #3 — It's Never Too Late The five words that were randomly generated for me to use are: vehicle, accompany, suit, raw, performance Lainey looked at herself in the obscenely bright mirror one last time and her trembling fingers traced the lines around her eyes with an invisible eraser. Her face looked older, her eyes slightly less … Continue reading Short Story: It’s never too late