Clocking Out

[WP] On your way to work, you are in a rush and check your watch to make sure you are on time. The time reads 7:59am. However, after checking it for a second time, it reads 7:60, and then 7:61 and so on. from WritingPrompts “I can make it. I can make it,” Tony glanced…

Seeds of Love

[WP] one day, at the most unexpected time, a kind of portal opens up near you. a man steps out, hands you a letter before stepping back inside and disappearing. from WritingPrompts “OPEN IT!” Mundo yelled. The athletic man hopped off his chaise and knelt in the sand next to Sandra. She sat up and…

Meeting in the Rain

[WP] The story can be whatever you like, but you must include the line, “I think I understand now: when the rain stops, you’ll leave.” from WritingPrompts Robin stared out at the city park while enjoying her morning cup of coffee. She sat on the balcony of her third-story apartment and enjoyed the morning solitude….

Brotherhood

[WP] Your sibling has been turned into a vampire, and in order to keep it a secret and keep others safe, you begin offering your blood. from WritingPrompts “How ’bout pizza?” Peter asked. He sat in a parked car with his brother, Paul, in a dark, empty parking garage. “Nah, too greasy,” Paul shot down…

Sound of Victory

[WP] You created a device that let’s you tune in to any other sound playing device in a 20m radius. Your favorite thing to use it for is sitting on a park bench and judging passer-bys based on their music taste. One day as you do so, you listen to something very strange… from WritingPrompts…

Strung Out

[WP] Every hand crafted item contains a tiny spark of magic. This enchantment grows in power the more it is used or the longer it ages. Your party has discovered what appears to be a 1000 year old untouched temple. from WritingPrompts “Gimme some light over here,” Chase asked Leah. She shined a flashlight on…

Tree of Wisdom

[WP] You have the ability to know everyone’s age down to the day, which comes in handy often while bartending. One night, you notice a patron asking you for a drink is nowhere near 21. They’re only a day old. [Link to post.]   I heard the chime informing me someone opened the door. I…

Gifting the Universe (7-3-18)

[WP] You like riddles. So does your best friend. Your birthday surprise for them? The ultimate scavenger hunt. [Link to post.]   “It looks so awesome!” Serena marveled at her best friend’s dad while he worked. For her 18th birthday, the man offered a free tattoo. “Thanks a ton, Mr. Ortega,” she thanked him.  …

Character Creation (2-21-18)

[WP] “Welcome, we are so glad you are here. We’ve been expecting you.” “What, where am I?” [Link to post.] “Welcome, we are so glad you are here. We’ve been expecting you.” The young pale boy greeted the blonde woman in a red dress. They stood outside in a field of swaying wheat.  “What, where…

The AlterNet (2-18-18)

  [Sunday Free Write]     Jake Wilson opened the heavy glass door and strode into the imposing building, leading Eva along by the hand. Eva carried a black briefcase. The couple dressed up for their presentation; Jake in smart navy blue business suit and Eva wore her favorite gold and black blouse and black skirt. After…