30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 30: CLOTHES

There was rustling coming from her wardrobe. Amy drew her bedsheets up over her nose, gaze focussed on the rattling doors of the wardrobe. Something was inside. The window was to her bedroom was open, curtains fluttering in the wind. All of the toys that were on the windowsill had been knocked onto the carpet. … Continue reading 30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 30: CLOTHES

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30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 27: LAMPS

Their footsteps echoed down the sandstone corridor. The flames from their torches crackled and painted the walls a deep yellow. As they walked along, they lit the lamps lining the pillars protruding from the walls. The musty scent of sand mounds clogged the catacomb.  Kieran walked ahead of the group. His eagerness had manifested as … Continue reading 30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 27: LAMPS

30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 26: CHILDREN

There were hours in the long stretch between the two country towns. Blankets of obnoxious beige and yellow hugged the single lane highway. On that stretch was a derelict farm tucked away between the acres upon acres of canola and wheat fields.From the sky above, the sun was blinding against the speeding blue sedan’s bonnet. … Continue reading 30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 26: CHILDREN

30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 22: CLOCK

The room was a bland taupe colour with burgundy accents and worn leather furniture. In the corner, a wooden grandfather clock ticked. There was the warm stinging smell of cigarette smoke hanging about the air. Gianni ambled around the mahogany dining table and placed a tumbler of whiskey in front of Mario. ‘Ice?’ Gianni asked. … Continue reading 30 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE–DAY 22: CLOCK