Category Archives: Fiction

Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1174: Leaving Home

The waves broke along the shoreline as the sun rose, shifting the colour and the mood of the sky. A breeze firm and favourable moved around everything and they stood there, in the increasing shade of a large rock, looking … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1173: Through the Evening

It certainly is a day, though the day has mostly faded at this stage so I should call it a period of late afternoon in the period known as a day. I’ve been thinking about a lot of things and … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 195: A Passion for Boats

It was a fairly cloudless day. The wind blew westward, or at least it blew roughly westward, and the waves were, for the most part, low. The beach’s slope was gentle, though it seldom wasn’t and everything looked like it … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1171: Need to Announce the Requirement to Pretend

Here I am, once more at the end of another day. Well, it hasn’t ended; it’s just late into the afternoon but that doesn’t sound as poetic or dramatic, though “end of another day” doesn’t either, so I don’t know … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 194: A Fishing Day Ends

They sat there and they fished, and as they fished they thought about how the waves and wind raging against the other side of the small cape were close, but were it not for the sound of the waves crashing … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1162: A Fishing Day Commences

It was the dawn of a new day and it was another day of fishing. Sometimes it was readily embraced and sometimes it seemed like it was an unwilling engagement, but regardless fishing was what needed to be done and … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1153: A Heavy Storm

A heavy rainfall had reached the shore and it had reached beyond the top of the hill. An inn nestled somewhere between, but closer to the shore was bearing the brunt of the heaviness, but all who were inside were … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 193: An Interaction

It was another day of overcast skies and pallid early morning light. They left their house before the sun could be considered as having risen and walked down to the rocky platforms the waves continued to break against. The tide … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1152: I Sit Here and Ramble

Another day of thinking and another day of looking toward an uncertain future full of likelihoods and probabilities. I sit here and I feel as though I slip into my own dreams. Maybe I will end up in my own … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1139: Shattering Windows

Something something it is time to wake up. Writing with a sore shoulder but I think I’ll be fine. Might not be fine but I might be fine. We’ll just have to see how it all pans out, but maybe … Continue reading

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