Twitter Micro-Fiction #3: VSS365 Prompts #2

A few more Twitter-length stories written in response to #vss365 prompts.  For more about these prompts head over to https://vss365today.com/today.  It’s all good fun.


The knight retreated, holding his broken arm. From the tower, Princess Mari began to sing. The dragon gazed up, accepting its payment.

Mari wondered if her suitors would realise she wasn’t a captive before her father realised she didn’t want marriage.

Prompt: Protect

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Twitter Micro-Fiction #2: VSS365 Prompts

A small bunch of Twitter-length stories written in response to #vss365 prompts.  For more about these prompts head over to https://vss365today.com/today.  It’s all good fun.


Oola glared at her grandfather’s boat until it was swallowed by the amber horizon. Her own plastic vessel drifted in the shallows beside the harbour. The captain had fallen overboard again, seaweed tangling in his fur. Oola vowed they would try again tomorrow.

Prompt: Mood

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Twitter Micro-Fiction #1: Monsters

A collection of Twitter-length micro-fiction on the subject of “Monsters”.


“Providers”

Her claws gripped branches as the children walked below.  She pounced weeping, for she was a mother too.

 

“Damp”

She cringed as he carried her across the river.  Scared of water…  She was the worst kelpie ever!

 

“Alluring Performance”

Her talent show song provoked unprecedented regulatory complaints.  Mortified she offered apologies to shipwreck survivors and abandoned lovers.

 

“Ouroboros”

The cat mewled beneath the boy’s boot.  Being the bully actually felt good.

He was still crying though.