Tag Archives: TA Rindler

Random Thought: Updates

It’s been a while since I last got a chance to sit and write. Today’s an exception as there’s been unfortunate news relating to most fronts here at Short Stack. Promptly Friday with TA Rindler will resume in a week … Continue reading

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Alpha Creation  (Prologue)

Silence, darkness, nothingness all around.  Within this void consciousness flickers in and out. Unable to distinguish any senses, it can barely identify anything except for its own existence. Drifting through the endless darkness, things only describable as frequencies are noticed; thoughts begin processing in patterns unknown. The consciousness eventually notices the … Continue reading

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Rare Elements Entry: Letters from the Past

Promptly Friday is experiencing a little bit of downtime right now. So much going on that I’ve not been able to keep up with the days! Last Friday zipped by without my notice, outside of the idea that, “The workweek … Continue reading

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Promptly Friday: Contest Entries (Rare Elements)

Back in February, when I started the Facebook page to plant Promptly Friday, a company I had been following posted one of their first story prompts to get word out about their very first tabletop RPG (now live on Kickstarter). … Continue reading

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Promptly Friday: Eightfold Harmony

The sun is setting over this little island paradise, just as it does every day.  How the light sparkles off the ocean; an eternal dance they have arranged.  Sometimes the sun and the ocean fight and we won’t see the … Continue reading

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Promptly Friday: Noble Blood

“‘Go to Mars,’ they said.  ‘It’ll be an adventure,’ they said,” grumbled the angry astronaut.  “Jacqui, tell me again why I agreed to this?”

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Promptly Friday: The God-Host Machine

A ceiling collapses in an old, dark, chamber. The new opening spills in light that has been vacant from this room for countless millennia. It also let something else inside that has long been missing from this place.  Life.

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In My Head: Madrid & Barcelona

Excuse my language, but jet lag is a bitch. I hate jumping forward and backward in time. Why do we have time zones? It’s been one week, and I’ve yet to fully recover from my flight from Brazil to Madrid. By … Continue reading

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Promptly Friday:  Learning to Swim

“Learning to Swim” The crossroads of life are cruel To lead us this way To stay true to the path When the path has washed away

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Random Thought: Segments

I’m determined to get caught up with the segments of Short Stack Story Time.

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