Category Archives: Fiction

Five-Hundred Word Challenge 564: Work Before the Deluge

The sound of silence lays itself thick in the air, hanging above all of those that were waiting for the beginning of their day of battling with those that make requests both reasonable and unreasonable. Tension was there. It too … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 559: Empire Growing From Earth

There’s a feeling of searching through space in order to find out what is behind the sun, but the thing is we are likely never to know as there are so many factors in play that we cannot know. Still, … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 558: Office / Holiday Cycle

Gotta punch in. Gotta get ready. Prepared for the worst, gonna do your best. Getting into the spirit of things. Drink. Take a sip. Drink some more. Type away. Read some emails. Getting ready. Don the suit. Not a power … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 556: Eyes Scream

There’s a lot of land to cover, but my eyes are screaming for a little bit of distance. They want to eject themselves from my face and get away and sit in a corner for a while. They just want … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 555: Lost Somewhere in a Forest

Gotta wait for the second caffeine hit to kick in before I can truly go into overdrive and soar well above the canopy crafted by the trees. Need to see the light above, but need the hit to kick in … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 553: Meeting Dialogue

Two people sat down in a meeting room. It was a long day at the office, with much stress flying about. Tension was thick and decisions of a difficult nature needed to be put into action. “Well, we’re here now.” … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 547: A Pen

A pen sits out in the open, ready for the taking, yet no one dares approach it, for whoever movers first will trigger everyone else. No one dares move as no one wants to deal with the rush toward the … Continue reading

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