Picture Perfect 1

Chapter One Dinner for one, Victoria thought with a sigh as she stared at the clean plate across her. This wasn’t the first time her boyfriend had canceled on her.  She chewed the spicy piece of chicken she’d spent hours marinating and swallowed it along with the lump in her throat.  She’d made dinner thinkingContinue reading “Picture Perfect 1”

Blog Week – Reneeissance

Reneeissance on Blog Week I love the play on words for this blog’s title.  It’s written by Ms. Renee Murray who is a mother to two children, and writes creative fiction.   Ms. Renee has great imagination.  She posts her stories on the blog, each one unique and an experience.  I love creative writing, andContinue reading “Blog Week – Reneeissance”

Within An Inch of Heaven – Short Stories Week

I found this third feature through Story Zetu.  Bunmi has a website full of his short stories and as always I had a great time reading through them, in search of that one which caught my attention.  The story I chose is called: Within An Inch of Heaven.  Below, is a short excerpt; Within AnContinue reading “Within An Inch of Heaven – Short Stories Week”

Story Zetu/ Fatima- Short Stories Week

Today, I feature a blog by the name Story Zetu where I discovered a variety of short stories that left me breathless, amused, and thoughtful.  I stumbled on it when I was researching Spoken Word Events in Nairobi, and got hooked by the short stories and the views of the writers at Story Zetu.  TheContinue reading “Story Zetu/ Fatima- Short Stories Week”

Pink Bows and High heels – 1

“You’re going to end up alone if you don’t go out, Carol.” Jackie Njoki complained posing dramatically in the middle of their hostel room.  Dressed in a short red skirt with a sleeveless red top that clung to her perfect figure, she was ready for a night out. “Come on, get dressed.” “I have aContinue reading “Pink Bows and High heels – 1”

A Sardine in a Delicatessen Store

She walked briskly along her street headed home.  She was late; it was almost nine o’clock, the night pitch black, the street lights barely lighting her way.  Hands folded tight against her chest, she bit her lip and trudged along the uneven path leading to the farm house.  She cursed bureaucracies for the umpteenth timeContinue reading “A Sardine in a Delicatessen Store”