It’s been two weeks since the last short story, so I owe you a new one. This one actually isn’t based on 5 specific words but I wanted to share it nevertheless. I wrote it as a submission for a writing retreat. Unfortunately, I didn’t get in. But I still like it. It’s based on … More The Square
Two weeks ago, I didn’t post a short story because I was working on something else. But here I am again. For this one, I had to work with six words instead of five: pantry, spinach, crossroads, Rubik’s Cube, thermostat and braggart. That’s because this is actually the origin story that started the idea for … More I Am Here
This is my fifth short story of the year but also the first children’s story I’ve ever written. The subject is a bit heavy, but I do hope I managed to bring it in a way that a 10-year-old can understand. The five words I had to work with were bird, propose, vanity, believe and … More Heaven
It’s time for the first very short short story of February. For those of you who were expecting something for Valentine’s Day, I’m sorry to disappoint you. For those of you who like good old-fashioned revenge, you’re welcome. The words I had to work with were cranberry, underestimate, marginal, people and tree house. I didn’t … More The Tree House
My third very short short story of the year. This time, my husband gave me the words seahorse, reunion, cross, yesterday and polar bears. I don’t know who is more creative to be honest, him or me. Anyway, I hope you enjoy reading this, because I had so much fun writing it.