Six Sentence Stories

Six Sentence Stories

Six – Silk

As is often the case, I find myself falling behind on The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge. As such, this post will be a catch up for the last three weeks: Silk, Tension, and Screen Silk Rio and Sam followed the boy as he led the way through the empty […]Read More

Six – Lounge

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Lounge To lie, sit, or stand in a relaxed lazy way A public room made to sit and relax Lifeforms “I don’t see any blood,” Rio had the boy propped against the wall […]Read More

Six – Zest

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Zest Great enthusiasm and energy The outer, colored part of a citrus fruit Second Impressions “Hey, there,” Rio calls down the hall; the screams had stopped a minute ago to be replaced with […]Read More

Six – Wrap

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Wrap To cover or enclose in paper or material A loose outer garment To finish filming A sandwich in which the filling is rolled in a tortilla Finish it The standoff lasts for […]Read More

Six – Date

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Date The day of the month or year as specified by a number A social or romantic engagement  Worst Date Ever “I am one hundred percent certain that this place is empty,” the […]Read More

Six – Bubble

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Bubble A good or fortunate situation that is isolated from reality and unlikely to last a thin sphere of liquid encasing air or another gas Popped For a while, the boy heard nothing […]Read More

Six – Blur

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: BLUR to make unclear of less distinct a thing that can not be seen or heard clearly THE BREACH – PART 2 “Alert, the front doors have been breached,” Valentine declared over the […]Read More

Six – Play

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Play The Breach “Breach, breach, the doors have been breached,” the young man yelled as he flung himself over the barricade and hunkered down behind cover, “we are being invaded, all hands on […]Read More

Six – Mundane

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Mundane Lacking interest or excitement Of the earth, not of heavenly or magical origin Just Another Day I wake a moment before the alarm and rise. I get dressed, donning my normal attire; […]Read More

Six – Rambunctious

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge (I’m 2 weeks late on this, but I’m pretending I’m not.) This week’s word is: RAMBUNCTIOUS Uncontrollable, exuberant, boisterous Unidentified Flying Object Red Alert, we are under attack, small unidentified flying object is buzzing the nest! Object […]Read More

Redemption

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Redemption The Call (Heads up; this one’s a little darker than what I usually write. No graphic imagery or anything, it’s just not a happy story.) I stare at my adopted dad’s number […]Read More

SSS – Scribe

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Scribe A person who copies documents To write A writer, especially a journalist The Scribe “How can we defeat a being that knows all and sees all,” Bastian asked. “He doesn’t know all, […]Read More

SSS – Wear

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Wear to have on ones body, such as clothing or jewelry to damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use Weary “I don’t like it,” the man grumbled as he leaned against the […]Read More

6SS – Shelter

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Shelter A place that gives protection from bad weather or danger Prevent someone from having to do or face something difficult An animal sanctuary Less Magical than the Books Make it Seem After […]Read More

6SS – Express

This post is a participation in The Weekly Six Sentence Story Challenge hosted by Denise over at GirlieOnTheEdge This week’s word is: Express To convey a thought or feeling through words or gestures Operating at high speed Precisely and specifically identified Writing: a struggle The author as having a hard time finding a way to […]Read More

Six Sentence Stories: Train, Nebulous, Deal

Six Sentence Story: Train A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge Last time on The Wasteland: Explore “Rio, it is a pleasure to finally meet you,” a middle-aged man in ill-fitting fatigues steps away from the dozen or so folks standing around an old beat-up RV to extend his hand toward Shay; “I thought you would be […]Read More

Six Sentence Stories: Explore

Six Sentence Story: Explore A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge Last time on The Wasteland: Grip “Wow, Shay, that was an incredibly creative and genius way to get us out of that very complicated and dangerous situation,” Samantha says as she leads the way through the winding streets, back toward the guarded RV and the rest […]Read More

Six Sentence Stories: Distraction, Net, Grip

Six Sentence Story: Distraction A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge Last time on The Wasteland: Alternative “I have a group waiting for us,” Samantha explained to Shay as they exited the makeshift apartment situated in the lower levels of the Fox Plaza building in Los Angeles. Shay, having literally lived under a rock for the first […]Read More

Six Sentence Story: Shift

Six Sentence Story: Shift A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge Last time on Wasteland! This happened. Meanwhile; It was a slow shift from a conscious being to a passenger in his own body; his senses slowly being robbed from him as his hearing faded and his vision was reduced to a narrow pin point. His sense […]Read More

Six Sentence Story: Alternative

Six Sentence Story: Alternative A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge Continuing immediately after Reena’s Xploration Challenge 185 “Dormant?” Samantha laughs at Shay’s assertion, prompting the teen to pull out of her hug, snarl, and walk off toward the back room. “Let me guess, you’re taking me to the Colony?” Shay fishes a duffel bag from under […]Read More

Six Sentence Story: Season

Six Sentence Story: Season A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge Four years before Last Week’s Six Sentence Story “I think we should decorate,” Samantha said, looking from Rio and motioning toward the sleeping kid; ten, maybe eleven, it was hard to tell. “Shay’s first Christmas season since leaving the Habitat, possibly first Christmas ever; no telling what they […]Read More

Six Sentence Story: Remnant

Six Sentence Story: Remnant A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge In continuation of Last Week’s Six Sentence Story Shay was ecstatic when the knock came; three short knocks, three long knocks, three short knocks, Rio’s ‘secret’ knock to say ‘the coast is clear, let me in.’  He had rushed from the other room, leapt over the […]Read More

Six Sentence Story: Quarter

Six Sentence Story: Quarter A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge “Heading to the store, be right back,” were the last words Shay heard from Rio. It was three months ago to the day, a full quarter of the year, when Rio left on a supply run.  He had joked about it like they always did; supply […]Read More

Six Sentence Story: Presence

Six Sentence Story: Presence A Writing prompt by: GirlieOnTheEdge I AM HERE The letters were thirty feet tall, red, and repeated on each side of the building, visible from anywhere in the city. If anyone were still alive in the city, they would know there was someone there, someone still alive and safe in the […]Read More