BY way of an explanation for tomorrow, we would like to extend our thanks to all of the writers who submitted a 100 word tale to our collection for this month. They have been a delight to read, and we very much hope they enjoy finding a wider audience through the Prompted Tales site. From… Continue reading 2,600 words
THIS month we’re trying something a little different. We’re limiting the word count on our Prompted Tales to make space. Who for you may ask? Well everyone who has a story to tell. If you have a tale burning a hole in your pocket that you’d like to see online, this is the month for… Continue reading Would you like to join in?
By Laura Yates GYPSY Rose could see things. Mostly, the hope in people’s eyes who came seeking solace. Gypsy Rose traced lines in palms and could see that their owners could be told – anything. Gypsy Rose did not foresee the return of a client, who after hearing Gypsy Rose’s reading to a subsequent visitor,… Continue reading Seeing the Truth
By Damien McKeating I’M retracing footsteps that faded out of the world over two decades ago. I follow the path as it winds through the forest; a gravelled, tourist-trod, snake that leads to the monolith. My heart speeds up as I reach it. There’s a fence around it now (that’s new!) but the monolith is… Continue reading With the Right Kind of Eyes
By Amy Dollery WHERE you direct your eyes, is where you will end up. If you look across the court as you hit a tennis stroke, your ball will follow. If you stare straight ahead when walking on a skinny plank, even if there is a drop below, you will stay steady. But if you… Continue reading Vision
By Dan Seavers NOW we all remember the story of the Three Little Pigs. With the three houses, the Wolf and lack of building knowledge. But not everyone remembers what happened next. You see, the Wolf may have been defeated, but he wasn’t ready to give him. He was a plotter and a schemer. So… Continue reading The Three Little Pigs. Part Two.
By Nadia Kingsley HI. Shall I sit here? Do I just start talking? I got here too early, that’s the problem – been looking at a newspaper in your waiting room – can’t even say what was in it – oh, the headline; the photograph, of course. Nothing new, is there? They’ve got different features,… Continue reading Facing The Psychiatrist’s Couch