Category Archives: Short stories

Grandma Oak- Short story

Isabel hummed as she danced through the meadow, The wind blew through her long brown hair and graced her pale skin. The wildflowers were fully grown and they illuminated the meadow with an ocean of scents and a palette of … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Alice – Short story

Another short story recycled from the Abyss of Alice for a new writing competition ‘the campfire ghost story‘. The criteria is that the story must start with the first line given “The cabin in the woods had been abandoned for … Continue reading

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Transcendence- Short story

Hello All, Please could I have your feedback. There is a writing challenge which I am participating in. The theme is fantasy and must have the opening line of ‘There weren’t always dragons in the Valley.‘ I have written the … Continue reading

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Frozen in time – Short story

A short story on another perspective of the Titanic sinking for a vocal challenge. Please let me know any feedback. I’m still trying out short story writing and this feels like it’s missing much. Vocal link Four days ago, on … Continue reading

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Library of dreams – Short story

https://vocal.media/fiction/library-of-dreams Today isn’t my usual day. Today is the beginning of something new. It’s a sunny Friday, and I have my usual weekly round trip to the library to complete. I always look forward to the library trip. The smell … Continue reading

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Two night owls- Short story

Last night started out bleak. I was tossing and turning and counting the sheep. It wasn’t the first time, nor the last. The clock struck midnight and time was passing fast. “A cup of tea,” of course. I knew the … Continue reading

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The Abyss of Alice – Short story

It was a snowy Friday night and the clock had struck midnight. I sat on my balcony ledge admiring the undisturbed snow blanketing the street. I had such a temptation to run through the snow and leave a trail of … Continue reading

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Little prince Olly – Short story

Short story I wrote for a children’s book. Little prince Olly Just could not sleep, He cuddled his blanket and even tried counting sheep. Little prince Olly Decided to go for a walk, The house was sleeping Even the dog … Continue reading

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The labyrinth

I close my eyes & I begin to dreamOnly to be awoken by echoing screams,A maze of paths & endless patterns“Holy fuck” how did this happen? I drift around there’s no way outBarely can see, I panic & shoutMenacing roars … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth (5D)

I close my eyes & lucid dreamOnly to ascend into golden streams,A maze of paths & endless patternsSo many spirals, how did this happen? I drift around in all this aweWith hidden knowledge, I can’t ignoreRemoving the blocks, lifting the … Continue reading

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