Wishful Thinking

Disclaimer: This post, for Writing 101, is fiction. Promise. Lucy wasn't one for wishful thinking, but right now she found herself wishing for quite a few things: I wish I'd had a more substantial breakfast, was the first on the list. It might have fortified her for such a situation as this, though on second thought it… Continue reading Wishful Thinking

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The 400 Words

I don’t know what to write, really. I feel like I’ve covered a lot of the usual topics by now. I could go on a bit more about exams and all that, but I did that the other day.Free-writing is not my thing. Last time I did this someone commented on how organized my thoughts… Continue reading The 400 Words

Fears and Loathings

I'm not usually one to be afraid. Actually, when I read the challenge I was hard-pressed to think of something I fear.I have a lot of dislikes, but disliking something isn't the same as fearing it - or even being paranoid. I have a long dislike of vegetable peelers, for instance, and there's a reason… Continue reading Fears and Loathings

Taken Over By Corporations

Alright, I don't have an actual event to draw upon. My hometown is a bit big for an annual fair, as far as I know. Instead, there's the nearby pools. Two years ago the entrance was free. They promised, on their website, to provide a place for people to work out and socialize and be healthy,… Continue reading Taken Over By Corporations

To Whom It May Concern

Dear Mr FlaubertFirstly, may I say that Madame Bovary is one of my favoured novels. The ending, in particular, is enough to get it a spot on my Top 5 Novels list. (If I had one, which I don't. Not an official one anyway.)However, I have a thread of resentment for you. You see, quite recently I… Continue reading To Whom It May Concern

Trilogy, Collected

So you might know I already did and posted all three parts of the trilogy required for the Writing 101 challenge. Today I'm going to just make it easy for people to view the three sections without the fuss I just went through trying to get links. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here.… Continue reading Trilogy, Collected

Making Plans

"We should do something to commemorate your birthday. It's coming up soon, isn't it?""Well, it is, but you know I'm not big on celebration." She frowns at him, digs her nail into the table and leaves a small scar that blends in with the grainy design of the wood."Eighteen is important. You'll be a legal adult.""Fine.… Continue reading Making Plans