Hooves sinking deep into wet sand, the two horses raced through the surf. The riders were drowned in sounds of thunderous horseshoes, ragged breaths, booming heartbeats, crashing waves, and the fierce war cries of their ten pursuers, who wore black robes and black mail upon black horses. "They're gaining!" Alida shouted to her companion. "We'll... Continue Reading →
George (George to his friends, Sir to the staff, Lord Egerton when he wanted to show off, and That Smug Idiot behind his back) smiled as he watched the sun glint on the dark blue bonnet of his car. There was a noise from his left and he turned to see a horse standing beside... Continue Reading →
I see horses and hats and my mind immediately leaps to Westerns, one of the best (and sadly almost extinct) film genres. Naturally, that was the sort of feel I tried to convey in my story for this week's Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. The original prompt can be found here. Word Count: 145 He examined... Continue Reading →
A young girl, running for her life from vicious raiders, heads into the forest. She prays for help, but will any arrive?
A new Monday has come, bringing a new Mondays Finish the Story challenge featuring a picture of my least-favourite landmark (no offense, Eiffel Tower lovers, but it just isn't for me.) Never one to shirk a challenge, I have indeed finished the story. The original prompt can be found here. Word Count: 150 As her mount... Continue Reading →