Tag: short stories

Weekly Writing Challenge – Fifty words

This week’s weekly writing challenge is to tell a story in just 50 words. ┬áHere’s my story:

Weekly Writing Challenge

Decided to dip my toes into the waters of creativity here at WordPress by participating in this writing challenge.

Dreams (a short story)

She wishes that she knew why the dreams keep coming back. They start a year after graduation, just when she’s finally sloughing off the last vestiges of childhood and trying to find her way in the world as a young woman. The first time…

“Now is the Hour” – a World War II-era short story

Ben told Iris a lot of things over the years as they played in the street or went ice skating on the pond. And as much as she told Ben about her hopes and her dreams, there was one thing she always held back….

“Chance and Happenstance” – a World War II-era short story

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and catapulted America into the war, Ella was just past her seventeenth birthday. Up until that very moment when her quiet Sunday afternoon had been torn apart by the steady but frantic words that poured through the radio…