Category Archives: Fiction

In a bit of a jam.

Faithwriters.com Challenge – 16th February 2017 – Topic: Jam – Intermediate: 2nd Place Maria found her Mummy kneeling on the kitchen floor surrounded by rubbish. “Mummy, what are you doing?” she asked. “I’ve lost my wedding ring,” Mummy replied. “I … Continue reading

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An unintended outcome

Faithwriters.com challenge entry 19th January 2017 – Intermediate – Topic: Brand – 1st Place Their arrival passed unnoticed; the rustle of the bamboo blind no different to any other breezy night. A tap on my shoulder just like my little … Continue reading

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Dream cruise?

Faithwriters Challenge entry 15 December 2016 – Intermediate – Topic: Daydream (15/12/16)  I decided to drink my diet cola in the sunshine, so I settled on a bench facing the river. As I sipped my drink, I heard voices approaching … Continue reading

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A clash of dates

FaithWriters.com Challenge 27/10/16 – Topic: CALENDAR  – 3rd place “I was here first. You’ve no right to push me out!” The voice was shrill, rising as it spoke. A deeper voice replied, slow and steady, “But I have the greater authority.” “Just … Continue reading

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Where the skeletons are buried…

Faithwriters.com Challenge entry 9th September 2016 – Topic: “Skulduggery” The shrill cry of the telephone wrenched Naomi’s attention from the report she was reading. Pausing to steady her breathing, she plucked the receiver from it’s rest. “Yes, Sarah. What is?” Naomi … Continue reading

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Kidnapping Sandy

Entry for Faithwriters.com challenge – 19 May 2016 – Topic: Sneak Highly Commended Sally slowly pushed the door open and peered inside. She could just discern the outline of the bed, the duvet carelessly tossed in the centre and pyjamas … Continue reading

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Worth the risk – revised

(This is a revised version of Worth the Risk  based on the advice from the judge’s ratings report) “Wow! I could go for him if I were twenty years younger.” Joan fanned her face with her hand and leaned back … Continue reading

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Worth the risk

Submitted for the Faithwriters.com challenge – 21st April 2016 – Topic: Gamble – Minor edits for grammar “Wow! I could go for him if I was twenty years younger.” Joan look flustered as she closed the front door. “Joan!” hissed … Continue reading

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