“Jim. You missed the turn.” Jim made a grunting noise to acknowledge his sister in law. They were on their way to see The Mariinsky Ballet from St. Petersburg performing Sleeping Beauty. Jim’s mind was less on the dancing they were headed to and more on the woman in his passenger seat. While his brother […]
“Have you explained to the others all the risks of this ritual, Briar?” Briar shook her head. For a moment, she considered lying but she had a feeling that an immortal demon could detect bullshit a mile away. Briar also had a feeling Lorelei was asking because she already knew the answer. “Do you not […]
Justine’s wonderful words for Becky’s (Zena’s) “Lost Years”.
Thanks to my Mum for today’s lyric prompt. Always a favourite song of mine. And today it inspired me for a character I have missed writing a lot! If you’re inspired by the prompt, I’d love to read what you create.
Dream if you can
“Dream if you can a courtyard. An ocean of violets in bloom. Animals strike curious poses…”
“And you’re being crucified in the middle?”
“Tsk, tsk, that is not very nice.”
“Says the psycho who has me tied to what I assume used to be your grandmother’s table. My father is not going to be pleased with this.”
“It is for your own good, Zena. Do you want these headaches to stop or not?”
“I’m pretty sure this whole bondage set up is more about you than me, Liam. I hardly need to be restrained for something I want.”
It was true that Zena wanted the…
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I’ve been thinking a bit about friendship and the people we have in our lives. While I agree that the internet has made for amazing friendships I think it’s also made for even more fair weather friends. You know the kind…the ones that love you to death while you’re giving them attention, while you’re there to listen to their life story, make them feel good about themselves, but that ditch you the moment they have the attention of someone “better” or just go quiet when you need them, when you need to be lifted up or given a shoulder and a calming word.
I’ve seen it a lot lately, the people who make someone else feel like shit because they’ve just ignored their “friends” pain, the ones who make someone else feel crappy because they can’t give them the time of day and reply to their contact but can post…
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