Writing Prompt #15 Emergency Alert

This is an emergency alert. Barricade all entries to your house. Do not go outside after sundown. Restrict contact with others. Do not enter tunnels during the daytime. Do not make any light or noise between 6 pm and 8 am. Stay inside your homes until dawn. Military aid is unavailable. Good luck. ~~~~~~ I smiled […]

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 #13 The Curious Burglar

An armed burglar sneaks into a house. Upon gaining entry to a heavily secured room he presumes to be full of untold riches he finds a teenager, trussed up in a makeshift cell instead. Seeing the weapon the teenager begs: “Please…Just kill me.” The burglar is stunned for a moment but then curious, putting his […]

Writing Prompt #10 Red Flowers

Your parents have always been protective of you for as long as you could remember. The entire house was padded even when you grew out of your toddler years. You were homeschooled and someone was always hovering to make sure you didn’t trip or hurt yourself. You thought this was them being irrationally overprotective until […]

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 #7 Wishing Well

As a child you found a wishing well. It was a silly wish, but it seemed like a good idea at the time. The coin got stuck on something halfway down. It never reached the bottom, and thus your wish went unfulfilled, until one fateful day 30 years later when something jostled it free.  They […]

Writing Prompt #6 The Sketch

You’ve been sketching your soulmate’s face since you were old enough to pick up a pencil, the drawings become more realistic through the years as the day you meet comes closer.  It’s been 25 years since I started drawing him. I had no idea who he was, and yet I was compelled to draw him. […]

Writing Prompt #4 The Statue

There is a beautiful statue of a person in the middle of a large city, and the rumor surrounding the statue is that when they touch hands with their soulmate, they will become human. Naturally it becomes a perfect photo and video opportunity to pose while holding its hand. One cute selfie attempt results in an […]

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, […]