Pie Day!

Genre:  Horror

The shop window was rather plain. Signage read “Uncle Ben’s Bakery” in pale blue across the dusty window and the shelf inside showed off the freshly baked goods. It belied the wonderful, sweet goodies readily available for sale. Gooey doughnuts, creamy cupcakes and crunchy, sugar biscuits. It always smelled so welcoming in the shop that Molly loved going there. If she had only known what horrors it would hold for her – she would never have put foot in the place!…

Lynx

Genre:  Fantasy

I must have been 3 years old when I first saw the eyes in my space themed nursery. I was too small to be scared. They floated above my bed and I stared. Golden brown, slanted and mesmerizing – they hung there like tiny helium balloons. Lifting my teeny hands, I tried to grab the eyes, but they were out of my reach. I stared for as long as I could keep my little eyes open. The next morning, I remembered nothing. Every night they kept coming.…

Funky Words that Aren’t Used Every Day But Should Be…

Every now and then while writing and learning – have you come across funky words that we should use more often! Those that slide off the tongue make your sentences sound so different and fun!

Here are some examples. Feel free to add more in the “Comments” section and I will include them.

Roguish              

Playful. Example: “his smile was not just warming my loins – it was roguish too!

Nipple  

Small projecting part [not just that bump on your chest!]. Example: “his nose was so huge – it stuck out like a nipple on his face!”