Short Scenes

a collection of pieces describing specific scenes

creative writing, morning, tea, writing, fiction, sunrise, early

Early Morning

It was early, long before the birds awoke. The sky was still an inky blue, the sun was hours away...

creative writing, sailing, adventure, short stories, writing

Winds of Adventure

I could tell you that I know what it is to travel across the sea in a boat powered merely...

creative writing, writing, fiction, flash fiction, love

Fresh Start

He took in a deep breath and let it go, watching as it appeared in a cloud before him. Ice...

creative writing, writing, corduroy, beeswax, candles, advice, confidence

Beeswax and Corduroy | Reader’s Choice

Hello, lovely readers! This month you have chosen the words “beeswax” and “corduroy” as the inspiration for this post. Thank...

creative writing, writing, magic, adventure, fantasy, fiction

Healer’s Daughter – Part 19

Launi didn’t dream.Even if it was just while she slept, Launi didn’t have to worry. She didn’t have to think...

creative writing, birthday, dog, writing, flash fiction, 200 word story, short story, short scene

Inner Monolouge of a Dog | 200 word story

It’s just sitting there, in my easy reach. Don’t the humans know that I can get it from here? Or,...

creative writing, writing, flash fiction, short story, short scene, family

I Never Stood a Chance

“I never stood a chance did I?” “That’s the sad part, you did once.” “I did? What did I do?”...

creative writing, writing, flash fiction, short story, short scene, anniversary, dancing.

When He Sees Her

His toes are tapping, wanting to drag him out onto the dance floor. He resists the urge. He has to...

adventure, choice, leap, unknown, writing, creative writing

The Leap

He’s sitting staring down into his coffee, trying to decide what to do. There is pressure from all sides, but...

Drip, Drip, Drip – Reader’s Choice

Drip, Drip, Drip – Reader’s Choice

This is the post for which you, the lovely readers, chose the inspiration. There was a tie between “cat” and...

The Closeted Musician

The Closeted Musician

The notes flew from his fingers as they moved across the piano keys. His ears listened closely to every single...

Thoughts from the Dark Road 

Thoughts from the Dark Road 

As you drive along the rode, your mind has the time to wander.  You begin to think about your life...

Dandelions

Dandelions

He remembered that when he was very little he had picked dandelions, made a wish and blown the fluffy bits...

Rust – Reader’s Choice

Rust – Reader’s Choice

Thank you to those of you who voted for the inspiration for this post! The chosen topic is ‘rust’. I...

at day’s close 

at day’s close 

The water gushing from the tap slams against the water below sending bubbles and currents ripping through it. The drain...