Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Author: Ray Bradbury Release Date: 1949 Genre: Classic, Science-Fiction, Short Story Collection Series: Edition: E-book Pages: 303 Publisher: Harper Voyager Blurb: The strange and wonderful tale of man’s experiences on Mars, filled with intense images and astonishing visions. Now part of the Voyager Classics collection. The Martian Chronicles tells the story of humanity’s repeated attempts to colonizeContinue reading “Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury”

A Winter Morning

I am a hopeless winter-person – you know, when a person goes overboard in hauling around shawls everywhere, wearing cardigans even when it’s barely cold, wearing socks while sleeping and using a heater or a hot water bag at night to warm the cold feet. I know I am not the only one so IContinue reading “A Winter Morning”

Derelict – #Blogbattle

BlogBattle is a weekly short story challenge in which participants write short stories using a single word for inspiration. You can visit the BB’s blog to find out more about it: Blogbattle: Inspired To Write. This week’s word is Derelict. Derelict Genre: Dark Fiction The smell of his sweat repels me. The sweat-soaked hair under his arms makes meContinue reading “Derelict – #Blogbattle”

Evening Tea – #Blogbattle (Jessie #5)

BlogBattle is a weekly short story challenge in which participants write short stories using a single word for inspiration. You can visit the BB’s blog to find out more about it: Blogbattle: Inspired To Write. This week’s word is Tea. Evening Tea (Jessie #5) Genre: Contemporary Fiction   I set my cup of tea down on the table carefulContinue reading “Evening Tea – #Blogbattle (Jessie #5)”

Game Night

Genre: Hillbilly Fiction Jon enters the house with a bright smile on his face. The moment I see him grinning from ear to ear, I smile at him and raise me eyebrows, “What did yer get for me today?” He shrugs as if tis no big deal and points behind him with a flick ofContinue reading “Game Night”

Clicked – #Blogbattle

BlogBattle is a weekly short story challenge in which participants write short stories using a single word for inspiration. You can visit Blogbattle’s blog to find out more about it at Blogbattle: Inspired To Write. This week’s word is Photograph. NOTE: This is a piece of fiction any resemblance to any person or place (living or dead) isContinue reading “Clicked – #Blogbattle”

The Next Worst Thing (Annihilation #2) – #Blogbattle

BlogBattle is a weekly short story challenge using a single word for inspiration. You can visit Rachael’s blog to find out more about #blogbattle- Writing Rachael Ritchey. This week’s word: Leviathan. Annihilation (Part #1) The Next Worst Thing Genre: Dystopian, Apocalyptic Fiction, Young Adult Lilly, Grandma and I sit in our rocking boat hugging each other tightly, waitingContinue reading “The Next Worst Thing (Annihilation #2) – #Blogbattle”

Weep A While Longer

I’ve decided to participate in Rachael Ritchey‘s awesome weekly prompt- BlogBattle. I came across it through a very dear friend’s blog- Phoenix Grey. You can visit Rachael’s blog to find out more about #blogbattle- Writing Rachael Ritchey BlogBattle rules: 1000 words max fictional tale (or true if you really want) PG (no more than PG-13) Content – let’sContinue reading “Weep A While Longer”

The Sting (Jessie #3)

Jessie is a Contemporary Fiction short-story series about a girl named Jessie. I’m still not sure where I’m going to go with this series, but I’m sure to include emotional themes of love, family, support, getting over fears, etc. Each part of this story is written for the photo-prompts at Describli. You can read the other parts ofContinue reading “The Sting (Jessie #3)”

Ruined Dreams (Jessie #2)

Jessie: Story About A Girl is a contemporary fiction short story series based on the theme of love and family. Each part of this story is written for the photo prompts at Describli. Ruined Dreams Genre: Contemporary Fiction   “I love someone else,” one sentence that changed everything – my dreams, my expectations and, most of all, myContinue reading “Ruined Dreams (Jessie #2)”

Baking A Pie (Jessie #1)

Jessie: Story About A Girl is a contemporary fiction short story series based on the theme of love and family. Each part of this story is written for the photo prompts at Describli. Baking a Pie Genre: Contemporary Fiction   I’m drenched in sweat, trying to figure out this new recipe mom e-mailed me yesterday and keepingContinue reading “Baking A Pie (Jessie #1)”