Story-A-Day May #10: Letters Not Yet Sent

Nearly 1/3rd of the way through the monthly challenge, and well over 10k words written! I’m really happy that I’ve been hitting my daily goal so far. Today’s storyaday.org prompt is to write a letter to your 14 year-old self, answering fears, concerns, questions and insecurities while offering reassurance. But that might get a bit … Continue reading Story-A-Day May #10: Letters Not Yet Sent

Story-A-Day May #6: The Final Question

Today’s challenge prompt from storyaday.org is to write an interview with a character whose invention changed the world, a long time after the change took place. Please excuse the terrible techno-babble in my story this time. *** The Final Question “Welcome, Professor Galveston. I’m Julia Eddyton, it’s a pleasure to meet you at last.” A … Continue reading Story-A-Day May #6: The Final Question

Story-A-Day May #4: The Man Killed by the World

Today’s Story-A-Day May challenge prompt is simply to end the story with a particular sentence. Just for fun, I’m trying to make my story a different genre each day — we’ll see how long I’m able to manage that! This time, it’s a murder mystery involving a less-than-honorable detective. *** “Stumped again, inspector?” The detective … Continue reading Story-A-Day May #4: The Man Killed by the World

Story-A-Day May #3: Visitors on the Wind

Today’s challenge from storyaday.org is a very unique, two-part prompt. The first part is supposed to be a fictionalized, third-person account of a mundane event from the writer’s life in the past week. And the second part switches to first-person and jumps 10 years ahead, to show how that event was unexpectedly significant. So here’s … Continue reading Story-A-Day May #3: Visitors on the Wind

Story-A-Day May #1: The Fairy’s Flight

This month I’m participating in the Story-A-Day May challenge, which can be found here: https://storyaday.org/ . There’s no set length for the stories, but just for fun, I’m aiming for a 1,000 word minimum every day. These tales will be even less polished than my usual, since I’ll have to ignore the impulse to endlessly … Continue reading Story-A-Day May #1: The Fairy’s Flight