Tag Archives | fiction

The Storytelling Animal: A Conversation with Jonathan Gottschall | Literally Psyched, Scientific American Blog Network

When we submit to fiction–whether in novels, songs, or films—we allow ourselves to be invaded by storytellers who seize control […]

Memory itself is an internal rumour

I’ve just had the strangest feeling. Was looking for photos for this yoke so was searching in folders on the […]

TT #21

“They’re out there.”

She was really starting to get on my nerves. I knew they were out there. I’d seen them, I’d been chased by them, legging it down the road screaming in terror as hordes followed me. I didn’t need her to tell me they were out there.

Brink

In the continuing, on off, saga of fiction prompted by Luna Nina’s Unconscious Mutterings: Brink

Once Upon a Time Contest

Carl says “write“. Challenge issued; a story in one hundred words. But– and here’s the problem– no repetition allowed. So […]

Crush :: First (week 221)

prompt.

28 days… six hours… 42 minutes… 12 seconds

More fiction, this time some scratch-fiction from Everything Comes Together at 2 am

Cause he sees an angel peepin’ Through a broken window pane

I’ve decided to respond to Criminalenglish’s challenge

What do you say when words are not enough?

So, FM found a challenge, write a story in 69 words. His was great, so I decided not to try […]

This Mortal Coil

Not sure what this is all about. I’m also going to stick it on Story-crossing, see if anyone wants to […]

Tiercyl 2.1

More fic-stuff. This is, in a way chapter two, but I’ve left out a bit from the end of chapter […]

Tiercyl 1.2

So got a text message this morning from “da mudder” who informs me that brother #5[1] is in hospital, undergoing […]