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Posted by: WizardofOwls 19-Jan-2006, 07:37 PM
I saw this on another forum and thought it looked really interesting. Thought we might give it a try. Here is my contribution.

The world ended spectacularly. He checked His watch. Time to start again.

Posted by: Aaediwen 20-Jan-2006, 07:45 PM
That persistant buzzing told of the dangers. When it paused, a crimson slap ensured silence.


That's harder than it looks. Perhaps even moreso when trying to follow the "Show, Don't Tell" rule. Don't you hate killing a mosquito on your arm only to then find out by the splattered blood, that she has already bitten you and it's too late for your killing her to do any good?

Posted by: CelticCoalition 20-Jan-2006, 08:03 PM
He came. They waited. Patiently he entered. In the end, only one left.

Posted by: stoirmeil 24-Jan-2006, 11:05 AM
smile.gif Fun idea.


Was it worth it? He watched her weep through narrowed eyes and decided: "Hell, yes. . . ."

Posted by: susieq76 26-Jan-2006, 11:51 AM
Well, all I can do at this point is copy the magnificent words of Baldrick, from the BBC series "Black Adder." Although he used 18 words, it was so brilliant I had to put it down here:

"Once upon a time, there was a lovely little sausage called 'Baldrick', and it lived happily ever after."

Man, that is great stuff!!

Posted by: greenldydragon 30-Mar-2006, 04:31 PM
With the addition of the milk, the cat began. She sat down and it disappered.

My first few trys were less than 15 words so I had to expand it...

Posted by: crazykiltedcelt 20-Apr-2006, 01:18 PM
They both entered the darken alley, shots rang out , he turned and walked away.

boythis is a challage. i like it

Posted by: stoirmeil 20-Apr-2006, 03:02 PM
Dew sparkled, suspended and swaying. "How lovely! What exquisite workmanship!" gushed the fly, "so . . . . . aaaaaaaagggghhhh!"

Posted by: crazykiltedcelt 20-Apr-2006, 03:24 PM
heres a fifteen word never ending story

Pete and Repete walked across the bridge. Pete fall off you was left Repete.!

Posted by: Haldur 19-Aug-2006, 02:54 PM
She wriggled through the basement window, found the .45. He would never hurt her again.

smile.gif I love this! I recently purchased a helpful little book entitled "The Writer's Block" (it is quite literally a 3x3x3 block!) I recommend it to anyone stuck on ideas they can't wrap up or come up with. I've completely remedied my writer's block with it and have finished the first drafts of several short stories (which, yes, I plan to post here!)

Posted by: Antwn 22-Dec-2006, 01:10 PM
"Baby, let's do it with the light on" George said "No way! You're a man?"

George was tired of kicking the cat. Now Rather is gone. He enjoys the news.

Sheriff Wiggins fell as the outlaw's bullet pierced his heart, fading stars his last vision.

"A rose is a rose is a rose" Gertrude Stein arose, then died.

Oblivion, that's all he'd hoped for after she died. Now he faces continuity alone.

Posted by: celticlord 05-Feb-2009, 02:30 PM
She came, she saw, she left...

Posted by: marti64 05-Feb-2009, 04:39 PM
When the waves shot over the brick wall, the town was washed away
THE END!

Posted by: Copperwood87 19-Apr-2012, 09:32 AM
In the light of the morning sun, the wolf’s fur seemed to fade away.
“Roisin!”



Posted by: greenldydragon 19-Feb-2013, 11:11 PM
Light flashed on steel, quickly dulled by a red smear. He went back to work.

Posted by: TheDandelionPiper 12-Nov-2016, 12:57 PM
"What is the end of all things?", I thought. "Cause every thing has an end..."

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