Writing Prompt #17 – Wings

“Halloween was yesterday, why are you still wearing your costume?” “I’m…not wearing one.” “Correct me if I’m wrong but, you didn’t have wings yesterday.” ~~~~~~ When I woke up this morning, before I even opened my eyes, I felt my head pounding. Considering the drinking I did last night It wasn’t a surprise, but I […]

Writing Prompt #16 NoSleep Pills

A cure for sleep has been found, by taking a cheap pill people no longer need to sleep. You opted to continue sleeping, A year after the release of the pill people who use it are starting to behave strangely.  ~~~~~~~ Bang! Bang! Bang! Awoke me from a deep sleep. Groggily, I got up out […]

Writing Prompt #14 The Ocean

Everyone knows it’s too dangerous to swim in the ocean. However, sitting at the end of the docks or peering over the edge of a boat you’ve always felt the inexplicable urge to dive into the water. One day, despite the danger, you give in the urges and jump. There’s an entire world beneath the […]

Writing Prompt # 12 The Prince

She couldn’t stop staring at him even though she knew she should stop. She had never gotten so close to one of them before.  I walked into the cafeteria and my eyes automatically strayed to that spot. The spot where he sat every day with his royal family. They never sat with anyone else, and […]

Writing Prompt #11 At Noon

On everyone’s 18th birthday at noon, one word appears in their skin, depicting their career or purpose in life. On your birthday you’re staring at a clock showing 11:59 am, family and friends are gathered around for your reveal… I was in the middle of a freak out. Thirty minutes ago I locked myself in […]

Writing Prompt #9 Imaginary enemies.

An eccentric relative died and left you a cat and an old pair of glasses. The cat was pretty normal except it spent a lot of time play fighting imaginary enemies. Or that’s what you thought, before you put on the glasses. ~~~~~~ I’m not a cat person. Mostly because I’m allergic to them. I […]

Writing Prompt #8 Puddle Jump

You trip in front of a puddle and fall. Straight through it. To another dimension.  It’s been one hell of a day. I woke up late and I missed my train. I ended up having to wait 30 minutes for the next train making me an hour late for work. In my three years of employment […]

Writing Prompt #5 Error 404

The moon doesn’t exist. It’s a hologram, put there by beings unknown. One night it says ‘Error 404’ where the moon should be. You go to tell your roommate but all you find is a red glowing ‘Error 404’ hovering above where they should be sleeping.  It was 3:00 in the morning when something loud […]

Writing Prompt #3 The Glass Orbs

While cleaning your attic you find a box of glass balls with names on them. You accidentally drop one and as soon as it shatters, a person appears.  As I looked over the mess in the attic, I struggled to remember that she was actually gone. I never wanted to admit to it to myself, […]