Joe2stories

Stories from a Dublin Scientist

Month: May, 2016

Aftershock

It started with a nail-biter, everything on the edge of a precipice, but we pulled through and knew, from then on, the world had changed forever.

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Written for The Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 challenge number 54.

John B. Keane

In his pub people would cadge pints with stories.

He wrote them down.

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John B. Keane was a famous Irish Playwright. He used to say that he got his inspiration from the people who would visit his pub in Listowel.

Written for the Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 number 53.

Six Word Stories 100516

Thought dolphin. Ended up being shark.

Temperature’s up. No skiing this winter.

All told, the butler did it.

It was her true love. Chocolate.

Went out fishing. Caught a mermaid.

Heard whale song. In the desert.

Each an Explorer

The roar of the engines quietened and the force pushing against the chair reduced. Finally, I could lift my head and look out at the coruscant globe below. Even at this distance the blight was already visible, eating away at the World.

I was going to the stars, seeking a new home.

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Written for the Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 number 52.