The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The Vanished Boy

A missed phone call in the night is all it takes.

When Carole’s 18-year-old son goes missing, she breaks into Jayden’s laptop to try to understand his life.

All too soon, Carole discovers just how little she knew her boy.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The Vanished Boy

A missed phone call in the night is all it takes.

When Carole’s 18-year-old son goes missing, she breaks into Jayden’s laptop to try to understand his life.

All too soon, Carole discovers just how little she knew her boy.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The Vanished Boy

A missed phone call in the night is all it takes.

When Carole’s 18-year-old son goes missing, she breaks into Jayden’s laptop to try to understand his life.

All too soon, Carole discovers just how little she knew her boy.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The Vanished Boy

A missed phone call in the night is all it takes.

When Carole’s 18-year-old son goes missing, she breaks into Jayden’s laptop to try to understand his life.

All too soon, Carole discovers just how little she knew her boy.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again …fun flash fiction from Suzanne Burke. I’m right at the 750 word limit this week. Here’s the short story I came up with >>>   Image by RENE RAUSCHENBERGER from Pixabay Is It A …

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse sprinting away. And because I’m immersed in Staci Troilo’s Astral Conspiracy Series right now, and loving it, then of course …

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse flumouxed for a while. Eventually, on Sunday evening, it came up with a sad piece. Without further ado, here’s my …

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse doing its happy dance 🙂 Without further ado, here’s my take on this prompt …   Image by Antonios Ntoumas from Pixabay The …

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse in a decidedly monosyllabic mood, lols 🙂 So, today, we have one word to express a full idea, packed into …

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse dancing 🙂 I hit Soooz’s 750 word limit this week and could easily have run away with this fantastic prompt …

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… That this isn’t going to be a big book but needs to be three books, lol! OMG. Over 300 colour-coded plotted scene index cards for 7 main characters, and I’m not done yet. I had intended to start this …

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A fun post on writing and distraction from Joan Hall over on Story Empire … Hi, SE Readers. Joan here today. I don’t know about you, but I consider myself blessed to live in the twenty-first century. While I enjoy …

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Check out this helpful post on self-publishing from P.H. Solomon over on Story Empire today … Happy President’s Day to all the Story Empire readers! Best wishes to everyone and enjoy the day if you have time off. Being a …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday. It’s been a productive week here, and I managed to get my 2nd crutch decorated for the wedding. I even took pictures of each stage so that I can post the how to … which I’m …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday! It’s been a tough week health-wise … came down with a heavy virus on Thursday last week and it’s got its foot jammed in the door, refusing to leave, lol. Also had a full day hospital …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday and Happy New Year! Because I missed the last two weeks, we have a bumper list for you today. So, if like me you were internet AWOL, this will help you to catch up if you …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday. Only just over a week to Christmas now. Are you ready?! This year, we will be travelling up to see family. I’m not looking forward to the six hours minimum in the car, but I am …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday. Sheesh, this has felt like a looong week. Not that I’m wishing my life away, but I’m glad it’s the weekend, lol. While making progress on my WIP, I came up with one of those lines …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday. Another week is done with. I can’t believe how close to Christmas we are now … less than a month! How prepared are you? I had a marathon wrapping day yesterday, and apart from a scarf …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday. Another regular week here with writing and physio, oh–and getting ready for Christmas. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you in America. Without further ado, here are this week’s writing links and resources. FROM STORY EMPIRE For …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday. Well, it’s the middle of November, and the year is racing away from us. I swear time has grown jet engines. Maybe that’s a sign of getting older too. I remember as a kid, the school …

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Hello everyone. Happy Friday! Well, the weather has certainly turned wetter and windier this last week. I miss the freezing but sunny days, lol. I’ve made steady writing progress this week. It’s surprising how much just 500 words every day …

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