The Ophagy, Part 14: “Impeccable Timing”

The crew of the Sun Barge may have escaped the wrath of Hera (for now) but someone else is now showing an unhealthy interest… Continue reading The Ophagy, Part 14: “Impeccable Timing”

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The Sticky Rain

This was a piece of instant writing (20 minutes, start to finish) at our March writers’ group workshop on short stories. Ever find yourself stumped for a prompt and everything seems just a bit too bland? Try something like http://randomwordgenerator.com/ where you can select a series of completely random adjectives and nouns, stick them together to make something apparently nonsensical, and then write about what that … Continue reading The Sticky Rain

The Ophagy, Part 11: “Don’t Lose Sleep Over It”

To see all other parts of the story please click here.   Micon’s hands quivered as he took another sip of water from the goatskin. His heart was still hammering away like a demented blacksmith despite it being several minutes since the grinning skull of Xanthius had thrust itself into his face. “I really did try to stop him,” repeated Philippus. Micon stared vacantly at … Continue reading The Ophagy, Part 11: “Don’t Lose Sleep Over It”