Odd Prompts

Odd Prompts: Deep Dive

A continuation of last week’s story bit.  *** Jimmy peered at the screens, his eyes flickering rapidly between them. He was too old to still think that hoping hard enough for something would make it real. He thought this, and then rolled his shoulders, trying to make it true. The tension in his frame was… Read More Odd Prompts: Deep Dive

Odd Prompts

Odd Prompts: Spy Chat

This is a snip from the longer piece I started with ‘It’s Never Espionage’  *** I stowed the gear, and as my wife had not yet rejoined me, stuck my head into the corridor. Branch and Amelie’s compartments were both closed, and there was no one in sight in our car. I debated, momentarily, waiting… Read More Odd Prompts: Spy Chat


Odd Prompt: Honeymooners

I don’t know where this prompt is going, other than a very odd romance.  *** Something borrowed, something blue, Something old, something new….   The something old hanging from the waist of her wedding gown had been her granny’s sewing scissors, the little silver ones shaped like a stork. Now, the long beak-blades bloody, it… Read More Odd Prompt: Honeymooners

Odd Prompts

Odd Prompts: Snippet

  This is a snip of something, likely part of the next Amaya Lombard novel, which will be titled Bone Sigh.  *** The only sounds in the room were the ticking of the clock and the odd thumps coming from the empty apartment above. Amaya held very still, breathing through an open mouth, and listened.… Read More Odd Prompts: Snippet