Category Archives: Writing

This category covers my original fiction (fantasy, science fiction, horror, etc.) and fan fiction. My muses are a crazy bunch, so you’ll find everything from poetry and songs, to 50k NaNoWriMo insanity.

Saturday Story Prompts [2017.05.27]

By | May 27, 2017
Saturday Story Prompts

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1. My grandmother made a promise to the river when she was a child and each night the waters call on her to keep it.

2. This close to the star the solar winds are playing merry havoc with sensors meant for deep space travel, but there’s no way to turn off the warnings.

3. “That wasn’t the lesson!” She objected frowning at the embers. “You were supposed to draw on the element of earth to smother the fire, not– whatever it was you did.”

“I removed the oxygen from the air, it’s the same thing! Ish.”

4. There’s a string of storms tearing across the valley, short violent bursts of thunder and rain that last just long enough to terrify.

5. Halloween has moved from neighborhoods to parking lots, but he stubbornly decorates the house each year, even if the closest children will come is in passing cars.

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Saturday Story Prompts [2017.05.20]

By | May 20, 2017
Saturday Story Prompts

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1. They hear the seagulls long before they see the fishing ships and the hints of blood that slowly overtake the blue.

2. Snowdrifts line the windward side of the house all the way out to the roof, making it look like no one lives on the lot at all.

3. She’s never seen a spaceship, for all the years of work she’s done fixing the insides. Sure, there are pictures in the repair manuals and virtual reality flybys in training, but just once she’d like to see it for herself.

4. “Ability is meaningless without control,” the fox chided. “Would you use the river to water your garden instead of a gentle rain?”

5. Time travel is great for fixing past mistakes, but it doesn’t purge the memories or the guilt.

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Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The prompts are meant to serve as sparks or story starters and are free to a good home. You’re welcome to use them verbatim or modified, the only restriction is that you don’t just resell them as prompts. (That’s my shtick!)

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Proving A Negative (Stargate Atlantis)

By | May 16, 2017

Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen
Pairing/Warnings: none
Summary: Written for dailyprompt 2017-05-15 “prove a negative”.

“STARGATE ATLANTIS”, “STARGATE SG-1” and other related entities are owned, (TM) and © by MGM TELEVISION and DOUBLE SECRET PRODUCTION in association with GEKKO FILMS and THE SCIFI CHANNEL. All rights reserved. No copyright infringement is intended nor implied.

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A Time For Family (Stargate Atlantis)

By | May 15, 2017

Originally Posted: Oct. 31st, 2006
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen
Pairing/Warnings: none
Summary: Written for sga_flashfic‘s Halloween Challenge. I blame the Discovery Channel, for lo, variations on All Souls’ Day are pretty darned creepy in some places.

“STARGATE ATLANTIS”, “STARGATE SG-1” and other related entities are owned, (TM) and © by MGM TELEVISION and DOUBLE SECRET PRODUCTION in association with GEKKO FILMS and THE SCIFI CHANNEL. All rights reserved. No copyright infringement is intended nor implied.

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Saturday Story Prompts [2017.05.13]

By | May 13, 2017
Saturday Story Prompts

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1. A place is set at the table for father every night, but everyone knows he’s never coming home.

2. “Mules are safer mounts than horses for these mountains.” The packmaster brushed aside the Prince’s objections. “We run into trouble? Horses run. Our mules, they stand and fight.”

3. If there was a container that could tip, the fat orange cat was only a whisker away.

4. Snow machines don’t work as well in the summer, but they still kick out enough clouds of snow to turn July into a winter wonderland.

5.The book seeks them out one by one, children who would trade anything to escape the lives they’re trapped in, and it offers them a bargain.

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Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The prompts are meant to serve as sparks or story starters and are free to a good home. You’re welcome to use them verbatim or modified, the only restriction is that you don’t just resell them as prompts. (That’s my shtick!)

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