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Day 115 – Listen – 50 Word Story

“I really need you to open your fucking ears and take in what I’m about to say. Do you think you can do that Betty?” He says as he leans across the desk towards her. She slowly nods her head, as the remainder of the class quietly giggle to themselves. Go HERE for the 50 […]

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Day 114 – Strength – 50 Word Story

“It’s not fair, it’s not the way it should’ve went down, I could’ve done better,” he yells as he drives punch, after punch into the bag, his knuckles split open, bloody, his face, bruised and swollen. “There’s no shame in defeat,” a voice says from the shadows. “I should’ve won!”   Go HERE for the 50 […]

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Day 114 – Stench – 50 Word Story

His eyes, wide with fright, watch its distorted, unnatural movements as it steps closer, and closer towards him. His nostrils burn, as its stench wafts into his face, he feels the contents of his stomach surge from within and out onto the floor, as the beast now stands before him.   Go HERE for the […]

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Day 114 – Bobby Dazzler – Short Story

“How many times have I told you, not to get involved in shit that’s got nothing to do with you!” He yells at the young man, who cowers away. “Don’t just stand there like a fool boy, answer the question?” “Too many time,” he says softly. “Do you want to speak up so we can […]

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Day 114 – Respect – 50 Word Story

“What is a man if he does not have a title?” “Is that how you see yourself in this world? Is this how you find meaning?” “Meaning? There is no meaning to be found boy, title brings respect, so, either you respect my position, or die, there is nothing else!”   Go HERE for the […]

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Day 107 – Bubbles – Short Story

“I could’ve hidden longer, I could’ve ran,” he says as he looks into the glass, and watches as the bubbles float to the surface. “Then why didn’t you run, why make it easy for me?” “Because I knew even if I did you’d find me, eventually, somehow, someday, so I just decided not to prolong […]

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Day 107 Daily Prompt – Witness – Short Story

I sit here, staring at the screen, lost in the emptiness of the blank page, frozen, like a lifeless, wordless, thoughtless mannequin. I feel the saliva slowly run down my lip and drop softly onto my chin and start its journey downward. How long have I been sitting here? How long have I contemplated writing […]

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Day 100 – One Hundred – Short Story

One hundred days, one hundred days, one hundred creations and still the focus that was initially instilled in his work shines through. He stands back and looks at the images before him, his creations, his mark on this world. He runs his hands through his hair and pulls, letting out a short, sharp grunt of […]

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Day 100 – Fool’s Gold – Short Story

He digs the knife into the table and looks over into the three scared young men’s pale, frozen faces and laughs. “You boys want to be looking a lot braver if you really be here to send me down to ground like you intend to.” “W-W-We came here t-to t-t-talk,” one of the men says. […]

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Day 100 Daily Prompt – Eyes – Short Story

I feel it run across my face, soaking into my skin, like a sponge, the thick, heavy, sticky substance soon engulfs me completely. I struggle for a moment, making one last effort to free myself from its clutches, but soon the blackness of the nothingness swallows me, and I am alone in the darkness. I […]

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Day 93 – Losing It – Short Story

“Calm, cool and you follow orders and we’ll get out of this in one piece,” he says as he waves to gun around at the six of them. “Why keep us all? Why not let some of us go so they know you’re not some crazy who’s just going to kill every single one of […]

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Day 86 – Tummy Rub – Short Story

“Why would you even think that we could sort this out? You leave for who knows where and now, six months later you just turn up and expect everything to be fucking normal, to think you can just walk in and everything will be like it was, well shit stain, it’s not!” she yells as […]

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Day 79 – Knight Life – Short Story

“To the eater of souls I send you!” She screams as she drives the sword deep into the Kings chest, and spins quickly around, pulling the sword free and waving it at the oncoming knights. “Vile wench, I will have your head!” One of the knights yells as he charges at her, his sword drawn […]

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Day 72 – Victims – Short Story

“Don’t you understand English?” He says as he as he drives a solid right punch into Luke’s stomach, sending him crashing to the ground in pain, he looks at the boys two friends sniggers as he pulls out a butterfly knife and skillfully flicks it around for a few moments before he holds the sharp, […]

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Day 65 – Dance Off – Short Story

As the song comes to an end the crowd stop dancing and all turn clapping vigorously towards where the band, Mars Rox and The Turtle Men stand. “You’re all too kind!” Mars Rox says as he lets loose with one of his trademark, knee wobbling smiles and a wink of the eye. “We’re going to […]

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Day 44 – Price Paid – Short Story

He looks up into their faces through his one good eye, the other a mess of puss and blood and clenches his teeth as another punch connects with his face, he feels his jaw shift and several teeth move in his head, the room spins violently and he feels another punch connect from the opposite […]

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Day 37 – The Call – Short Story

He picks up the phone and stares at the dial for a few moments before wiping the sweat from his brow and dialing the number, it takes only a few moments for the other end to be answered. “Hello, this is Ben?” “Hello Ben, I know this is going to sound crazy, but you need […]

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Day 30 – Scattered Seeds – Short Story

Jim Slovak is pushed into the booth by the security guard and looks around the court room, eyes staring viciously at him, and he swallows a mouthful of air, it rips down his dry, red throat and he grimaces in pain. The judge looks down over the notes before him and then towards Jim. “Mister […]

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Day 23 – Cold Start – Short Story

The rain pours down relentlessly from the heavens, crashing into the roof of the small cabin as if it is trying to tear its way inside. In the distance lightning bursts down into the ground like a fist, smashing the land violently, followed by the murderous clapping of thunder. Inside the cabin David Savage places […]

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Day 16 – The Chest – Short Story

She sits in the attic and stares at the large dusty, cobweb covered chest and nervously wipes them away from around the lock and places a key inside, and her heart skips a beat as it turns. For more years than she can remember her mother never let her near the chest, but in the […]