“You’ve done the training, Mary, you can do this.” Mary said to herself as she knocked on the door nervously. She spent years at school and shadowing the best midwives in the area; now, it’s her turn. Mary was called in a half hour ago. She wasn’t supposed to be on call, either, but… Continue reading Writing Prompt: A midwife in the 50s at her solo delivery.
It was a spur of the moment decision between Alfred and Helen. They were tired of sitting in their respective chairs day in and day out and wanted to do something. Afterall, being in their 70s, they still felt young and knew they needed to go out and do something before their age caught up… Continue reading Writing Prompt: An elderly couple traveling spends an evening stargazing and reminiscing.
It was like I was locked in a torture chamber. A torture chamber that was catered exactly for me. All the memories of my time with him were played in front of me on a loop. I was strapped in the chair forced to watch every single moment, reliving all the time we spent together.… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Memories are the worst form of torture.
There was only one person standing in the way of me checking off that final box on my Christmas to-do list. The UPS Man. I’ve been following that tracker since the email was sent to me that my order had been shipped! Excitedly, I clicked the tracker and saw it was coming from across… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Christmas
Ken didn’t want to go to the festival this year. He didn’t think there was going to be anything different than last year. Plus, he didn’t have his best friend to go with him. It wasn’t going to be the same. When Kiko told him she’d only have a year, he didn’t want to… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Mysterious Goldfish Machine
“Say cheese,” the photographer said before pressing the shutter. After the flash was when things got out of hand. Finn shoved Callie and called her a liar. Everyone was in shock. They just got married. What was going on? The photographer stood, unsure about what to do next. This was certainly a first experience… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Say Cheese! Then Chaos ensues.
Haylee sat in the rocking chair at the back of her house. Her parents have gone to bed. She snuck outside because she couldn’t fall asleep. It was hard to fall asleep when the words “I don’t love you like that” keep replaying in the back of her mind. That’s what he said: I don’t… Continue reading Writing Prompt: What you wish you had said.