23 Feb 2015

Word Count: 439
Series: Project N/A
Characters: A leader and her apprentice.
Content notes: food, over-eating, gluttony, possible eating disorder
Author Notes: So I may have eaten too many cheesesticks (and lasagna) today.

This drabble is a raw, rough, and unedited practice piece.


Cheesesticks. The outer layer was tough and chewy, not crunchy as expected. It more than made up for its lack of crunchiness with the richness of the cheese within it.

2015 February: Drabble a Day Compilation Post

Hello everybody! I’ve also been doing Drabble a Day, where I try to write at least 100 words a day, no matter how rough or unedited they turn out to be. Still figuring out how to organize things on this new subsite, but for now, I hope you enjoy what I have to offer. 🙂

This month was difficult, as can be seen from my current output. A lot had happened, including lots of new projects at my day job, and job interviews/exams/applications/the whole jobhunting package. Still, I try whenever possible. I don’t intend to give this up. 🙂 The tiny slivers of time, in which I manage to write at least a hundred words, even fifty, keep my creative spark alive.

05: [N/A] Lilian smiled at the way her mother, Matilda, gestured, her voice rising in pitch with each gulp of Cerveza she took in.
06: [N/A] “I’m so sorry to say this,” he says, indeed, licking his lips as if to prepare for a gust of wind that was to arrive.
08: [N/A] Where did the driver go?
09: [N/A] She worked hard, really hard to make ends meet.
11: [Winter’s Cry] It had been so long since Michaela had last seen her. Had it been two years? Four?
20: [N/A] … She had once considered them the result of a natural occurence, a tremor shaking loose the stones from their initial positions…

20 Feb 2015

Word Count: 213
Series: Project N/A
Characters: A woman and a man.
Content notes: Sensuality?
Author Notes: Each person has their own texture.

This drabble is a raw, rough, and unedited practice piece.


 

“I should tell him,” she thinks to herself.

11 Feb 2015

Word Count: 189
Series: Project Winter’s Cry
Characters: Michaela Gurand, Nicole
Content notes: Hinted possibly unrequited love.
Author Notes: They say we put pieces of ourselves in our characters.

This drabble is a raw, rough, and unedited practice piece.


 

It had been so long since Michaela had last seen her. Had it been two years? Four?

09 Feb 2015

Word Count: 103
Series: N/A
Characters: A girl and somebody she has to feed.
Content notes: Financial anxiety, ghost mention
Author Notes: Financial anxiety’s been getting the best of me.

This drabble is a raw, rough, and unedited practice piece.


She worked hard, really hard to make ends meet.

08 Feb 2015

Word Count: 322
Series: N/A
Characters: A girl named Marla, and an unnamed driver

Author Notes: I got to ride the free mall shuttle today.

This drabble is a raw, rough, and unedited practice piece.


 

“Where did the driver go?” an elderly woman asked, making a face as she fanned herself with her intricately designed fan. “We’ve been waiting here for hours, now!”

06 Feb 2015

Word Count: 179
Series: N/A
Characters: A woman and her male partner
Warnings: Discussion of depression, dysfunctional/broken families

Author Notes: More feelings.

This drabble is a raw, rough, and unedited practice piece.


 

“I’m so sorry to say this,” he says, indeed, licking his lips as if to prepare for a gust of wind that was to arrive. “But… your family… isn’t good.”

05 Feb 2015

Word Count: 125 Words
Series: N/A
Characters: A mother, Matilda, and a daughter, Lilian

Author Notes: Oops, I accidentally got feelings.

This drabble is a raw, rough, and unedited practice piece.


 

Lilian smiled at the way her mother, Matilda, gestured, her voice rising in pitch with each gulp of Cerveza she took in.