Day 104 – Markings – YouChallenge Short Story

Every day for the last six months she’s been there, well okay, not every day. Actually I’ve already fucked this up, and it’s ruining my awesome introduction I had planned out in my head. So let me start again, every day for the last six months, whenever I’ve been on the U-Twenty-Six from Geelong to…

Day 103 – The Roundhead Prelude 1 – Share, If You Dare

**This takes place after chapter one of The Roundhead and before chapter two**   “I’m telling you Susie, it scared the fuck out of me!” He says into the computer, she laughs and he twists his bottom lip up in disapproval. “It’s not funny, it’s scary as hell, have you even read it yet?” “No…

Day 103 – Seal The Deal – Short Story

He looks towards the front of the line and sighs, turning back to her he smiles and shrugs his shoulders. “I’m so sorry, I didn’t think it would be such a big deal, we should have left when you wanted to.” “It’s okay, we’ve still got fifteen minutes before the movie starts, and there will…

Day 102 – Partners – Short Story

“You think you’re better than me? You think you’re worth more than you’re getting paid?” “I think I’ve done a lot for this company, without me you wouldn’t be sitting as pretty as you are, for the money we’re bringing in I think I deserve a little bit of the cream.” David says as he…

Day 102 Daily Prompt – Jeopardize – Short Story

She sits there studying the floor boards, paying close attention to each plank of wood as it run into next, how the grains blend from one to the other. She finds herself beginning to wonder how long it took the man who laid the planks down, how hard he tried to hide the changes of…

Day 101 – Signs – YouChallenge Short Story

“That wasn’t what I was trying to say,” she says as she places a hand on his lap, he looks down to the floor and then up into her eyes and forces a smile. “I know, but it still came out that way.” “I promise, I’ll keep my stupid mouth closed in the future, just…

Day 101 – Fifteen Years – Short Story

“Don’t make me tell you again!” He yells as he drives a punch into his face, sending him crashing to the ground. “So stay the fuck down until I say you can get up, you piece of shit!” He slowly forces himself up on all fours as he drives a kick into his side, sending…

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…

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….