The Girl with the Golden Smile – 6

6 – Longing for Cupcakes “Keep the library,” Nicholas said, surprising himself. Renovations at the Villa were underway. “Nick, you wanted to divide the library and turn it into two bedrooms,” the contractor in charge argued, “I’ve changed my mind,” Nicholas said sitting back in his office chair. He couldn’t forget the sight of NaliaContinue reading “The Girl with the Golden Smile – 6”

The Girl with the Golden Smile – 4

Prompt: The Girl with the Golden Smile – 4 “You haven’t told me your name,” Nalia said. She trailed behind Nicholas, watching him survey the house. She supposed he was assessing his purchase. She tugged peeling paint from the wall in the corridor, and winced when white dust fell on the floor. “Nicholas.” He flashedContinue reading “The Girl with the Golden Smile – 4”

EA Friday Feature – September Prompt #3

EA Friday Feature Write a story of only 1,000 words using the prompt given.  Post it on your blog on Fridays and share posts from fellow bloggers participating in the feature. September Prompt #3: A Quote: There is, No One in the World, That Lives without Sin… Previous Prompt Responses: Maureen’s The Haunting of MysticContinue reading “EA Friday Feature – September Prompt #3”

The Red Kanga

Prompt: The Mystic Woods! What story do you see here? The Red Kanga “Do you remember…?” Kuria glanced at the woman perched on the stump in the middle of the clearing. She had a new red kanga tied around her hips. Her green blouse, made of soft silky fabric, clung to her curves. She’d coveredContinue reading “The Red Kanga”

The Girl with the Golden Smile – 1

Prompt: Rain, Rain, Rain: The Girl with the Golden Smile Thunder rumbled, dark clouds rolled in, large drops of rain drummed the iron sheet roof. Nalia wondered if the creator was starting a band. The drops kept falling in fierce beats on the roof, like a doomsday rhythm. She kept chopping onions, her eyes stinging.Continue reading “The Girl with the Golden Smile – 1”

EA Friday Feature – Prompt Week #3

The EA Friday Feature: Write a story of only 1,000 words using the prompt given.  Post it on your blog on Fridays and share the posts of fellow bloggers participating in the feature. Participating Bloggers: Nilichoandika Flashes of Vice Children of Destiny Books Love in Nairobi Week #3 Prompt: Rain, Rain, Rain….be inspired by theContinue reading “EA Friday Feature – Prompt Week #3”

EA Friday Feature – Prompt Week #2

The EA Friday Feature: Write a story of only 1,000 words using the prompt given.  Post it on your blog on Fridays and share the posts of fellow bloggers participating in the feature. Participating Bloggers: Nilichoandika Flashes of Vice Children of Destiny Books Love in Nairobi Week #2- Prompt is: Places: Beaches, Mountains, Forests orContinue reading “EA Friday Feature – Prompt Week #2”

Picture Perfect 4

Chapter 4 Eric focused his lens on Beth as she prepared for her wedding. He locked away his emotions, snapping pictures as the woman doing Beth’s make-up ran a brush over her soft brown skin. He shifted angles and concentrated on capturing Beth on the most important day of her life. Her dress was stunning.Continue reading “Picture Perfect 4”

Picture Perfect

This story has taken a lot longer to publish than I thought, but here is an excerpt and hope you all look forward to reading it: *******   Eric focused his lens on Beth as she prepared for her wedding. He locked away his emotions, snapping pictures as the woman doing Beth’s make-up ran aContinue reading “Picture Perfect”

The Tow Away – Short Stories Week

Happy Friday. Today’s short story is courtesy of Wamathai.com. A story by the name The Tow Away. The Tow Away by Awuor Attyang Hot, stinging tears trickled down her face. She put her hands behind her head and scanned the small crowd that had gathered to witness her predicament. All had been well; a sereneContinue reading “The Tow Away – Short Stories Week”