The Girl on the Train

This was written half inspired by a daily commute and half by random thoughts of escaping from the daily grind. 

The electric doors hummed open and a blast of fresh air hit her in the face and she really believed for a moment that she might step off the train. She believed that she was ready to face the truth. The platform was grey, the skyline was grey, the buildings were grey– it was suffocating. Her head spun and she grasped the door frame trying to breathe, but the greyness was cloying. She heard the tutting and sighing in the distance as she blocked the exit with her bag in her hand.

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What do you get…?

…When you mix together the following images? A new story!

boy fishing
Boy Fishing
Girl Fishing
Girl Fishing
Beach Cleaning
Beach Cleaning
Plastic Bottles
Plastic Bottles

Did You Enjoy…?

I hope that you enjoyed “The Girl from the Sea”. Let me know in the comments section what you thought.

In other news….it’s time for a new adventure! I am in the process of writing a new story about the state of our oceans and of how that there will be more plastic in our seas than fish in 50 years or so. This idea terrifies me so I’m trying to find a way to make the story positive!

I will keep you posted, but in the meantime this article is some of the inspiration behind the story!

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/30/house-tateh-built-sand-filled-recycled-waste-plastic-bottles-western-sahara-

Final Challenge for the Week

Final Challenge for the Week

And finally…your challenge today is to write about this hand.  Who’s is it? Why is it only a shadow? I hope you had a fun writing week!

Conversation in the Dark - Hand

Hand