ChiOneWednesday

A group of writers in Chichester coming together once a month for inspiration, collaboration and sensation

Tag Archives: short story

It was a Wonderful End

End of. As the light flowed into the room of the nursing room Charlotte adjusted the blind to keep the sun out of her mother’s eyes. Charlotte looked over to … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

It was a Wonderful Retirement

THIS ONE TIME Well if I get anything out of tonight it’ll be a free Indian.  I’m not sure why I had to leave the table, was it nervousness? I … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Advancing Dark

Rain pounded the earth around the yard. It flowed along pathways of gravel and cobblestones until it found drains. It came down hard on the trees and shrubs. There was … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

About some Stuff that happens.

  Brian was really depressed.His really ordinary Peruvian nudist village.He was facing layoffs at his job,his hobby had become stale as cushions and his wife had grown cold to him. … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Love Under An Umbrella

PDF: Love Under An Umbrella John Mant leaned back in his chair, loosened his top button, and adjusted his tunic. A few spots of wine darkened his cuff; red on scarlet … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

It Was a Wonderful Career

Week 1 Amber sat alone in the reception. It didn’t feel like other receptions such as the doctor’s surgery back at home. It felt more like an aircraft hanger, vast, … Continue reading

October 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

David and Nick: An Erotic Tale

“Everyone is bisexual. Almost everyone has the sexual potential for anything.” Ken Livingstone, Speech to Harrow Gay Unity Group, 18th August 1981. (Ref. http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Ken_Livingstone) “Thank you George, that’ll be all.” … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

8 Tips on How to Write a Short Story from Kurt Vonnegut

1) Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted 2) Give the reader at least one … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Jigsaw Fairy

As he turned the key in the back door lock, Dan thought about the last time he’d been here. It had been over three years since the final, most tumultuous … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Thought Collector

I am tense. I am bent over. I am contemplating the human condition. My elbow is on its opposite knee, my chin rests on the back of my hand. I … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 1 Comment