Archive for August, 2010

Light Through the Window

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Light Through the Window (first published on Red Monster) The light coming through the window is milky white and the light insipid, the girl sits at an equally dirty grey laptop writing, wondering when the lunch bell will ring and release her from the torment of getting those sticky thoughts she can not abide down […]

The Gears of Heaven

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

I stand on the brink of the world, here in the mountains were I can see the pin pricks of light and the ghostly forms of leviathans I know to be the cities buildings, ribbons of lights show me were the transportation arteries flow. I try not to look at the sky, I know what […]

My Story Starters 4

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Story Starters are a twitter meme started by Solorian were writers share the beginnings of potential stories to help each other get going with the whole writing malarky – here are another ten of mine – use and abuse them 🙂 1) The crystals came from only the deepest of mines, blood and sweat was […]

The Tree of Night Owl

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Elsa followed her mother out of the door, Dad was gone, she wasn’t sure where, just gone, ‘I can no longer look after you,’ the woman said in a tone as dead as the autumn leaves that still littered the floor. She was wearing the coat her gran had bought her before the fuel prices […]