Little Red Riding Hood
[dropcap]A[/dropcap] figure in a red hoodie steps out of the dark alley holding a golden dagger close to her chest. It reflects the last rays of sunlight and th
Sykur - Reykjavík
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YknTwj1XM2I Love this song and the band, stumbled over them in a music shop in Reykjavik when I traveled around Iceland last ye
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70 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet
1. netflixroulette.net — Find something random to watch on Netflix. 2. pintsinthesun.co.uk — Find somewhere to drink a pint in the sun. 3. gfycat.com — Upload your gifs. 4. youconvertit.com — Convert...
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Dead voices, counting unknown numbers. Foreign tunes, playing alien songs. They catch, you'll be next.
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The Elephant in the Suitcase
This short story was a submission for a 750 max word contest I didn't win. The topic was: mixed up suitcases and I really enjoyed writing the story for it. Hope
How people make me Feel
"Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word." ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones Yesterday, I felt uncertain. Today, I felt dirty and unwanted. In between, I felt ...
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Off the Bridge
The moment it happened, he couldn't remember why he was driving along the bridge, but he loved the feeling and every minute of it. Adrenaline pumped through h
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Sunny Days - keep yourself busy
Kein Alkohol ist auch keine Lösung
Just one little Step
100 no-equipment workouts - Imgur
Get undressed for Attention
I don't like the Classics
I know I was dead. I know I should have stayed dead. But I also know it wasn't an accident that caused my dead in the first place, and yet. Here I was. Alive.
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The Devil's Gates - Part II
You can read part I of The Devil's Gates here. As I arrived home, Kate was already waiting for me with a really good-looking dinner, but I just poked around in
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Between two Trains
"Depression is caused by a lack of activity." It said on the top of the paper before Eve crumbled it into a round ball and let it roll off the table. She st
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Cell No. 9
They relocated me almost immediately after my arrival from Block A, cell number 249 to Block Y, cell number 9, and I'm still wondering what I did to earn this
I dread the shadow moon and, the ghosts that hunts me. Standing at the crossing paths, I hear them calling. They lure me back to forgotten times, where I shou
Polly the Vampire Sheep in Outer Space
As Polly the vampire sheep floated through outer space, she wished for Superman to come and save her. Even though she enjoyed the view a lot, with the dark spa
Poet Seers » » The Three Oddest Words
When I pronounce the word Future, the first syllable already belongs to the past.
OK, not really, but I'm back again after quite a while without any at all and then just some very useless internet, but now it's good and I'm ready to tackle th
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Between the Stars
Little feet tippytoed away from me. Now I watch them dancing, every night, between the stars. I reach out, but never get close enough to touch the sky. My v
Lunch Break Adventures - Little Silver Glitter Dress
Ever wondered what a proper Fashion and Film blog looks like? Check out my friend Carolin's blog Lunch Break Adventures, where I was just honored to contribute
1st week of Camp NaNoWriMo
The first week of Camp NaNoWriMo is basically over (tho theoretically only tonight), and I'm behind. BUT, I'm going to catch up, just saying. In case you're cu
Night and Day
The night has reached, the light of dawn, and melts away, with circles drawn, around its eyes, as it slightly touched, and barely kissed, day's soft lips, the s
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Songs of Eda - Summer Breeze
The summer breeze tears away, the winter's deadly grip, showing where the flowers grow on our hero's graves. They marched away years ago, to fight for Eda's la
Guano Apes - Rain
Thought I'd post a little theme song here, since I haven't posted any music lately and I really used to like Guano Apes , tho I never saw this video before tod
The Devil's Gates - Part I
This is the first part of a little short story I started to write some time ago. It's not finished yet and far from perfect, but I kinda abandoned it and though
That Dino issue
When she plopped down on the couch, a sharp pain went up her back and settled in her neck. She sighed, pulled the little brown dinosaur out from under her back
Camp NaNoWriMo this April
ince I successfully lost NaNoWriMo 2013 with just a little few hundred miles away from the 50.000 word mark, I decided to give Camp NaNoWriMo this April a chanc
The little green hedgehog eating Monster
he little green hedgehog eating monster wasn't sure how it came here. Everything looked so different from what it knew, and it was certain it had never seen thi
It's been raining for days now and I still hadn't figured out how to stop it. I had tried some of these very old Sun Dances, but maybe I did something wrong a
Twitter Micro Poetry
I've been following the hashtag #micropoetry on Twitter for a while now and I really enjoy it. It's incredible what some people can put into just a few lines ..
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The Escape - The complete Short Story
Quite some time ago I wrote this little shorty "The Escape" for The Opening Line, where it was published in the Monthly Picks of August's "Villain" issue. No
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Moon and Sun
Moon and sun, always on the run. They meet, they greet. Until, the very last beat.
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Free Visual Workouts
Clear Blue Sky - Writing Prompt Plugin
So, the folks over at The Write Practice proudly presented a new way to practice creative writing. It's a WordPress plugin called Writing Prompt and I just inst
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Polly the Vampire Sheep aka Hansel and Gretel
Last week was longer and busier than I expected, so I'm really glad I finished my little writing challenge, though I'm sure there's more to improve and work on,
Rosenstolz - Kuss der Diebe
After living for about 2,5 months in the UK, I went back home to finish some cleaning up of my personal stuff, meet with my family and friends and to watch my p
Once upon a Time - Writing Challenge
Top Green Smoothie Recipes - Simple Green Smoothies
Ice on my fingers, ice on my hands, ice in layers, over Summer Lands. Ice on my feet, ice on my legs, ice everywhere, served with ham and eggs. Ice on my ches
The Snow Princess
As the first snowflake fell from the light gray sky, it landed on Mira's palm. "I got, Mommy, I got it!" She squealed excited and ran back to the old house to s
StoryMOOC - Creative Task - Week 4
The creative task of week four of the MOOC The Future of Storytelling took me quite forever. Not that it was too tricky to do, but making a video with your cel
It's the End of the World … öhm, Year!
My Sense Of Ordnung Got Disturbed
Merry Christmas - Fröhliche Weihnachten
Krimiexperiement - Die Mordszene
Vor langer, langer Weile hatte ich einmal einen Krimikurs besucht in dem wir u.a. eine Mord-, sowie eine Ermittlerszene schrieben. Diese möchte ich hier nun te
StoryMOOC - Creative Task - Week 3
So much about my Sunday posts ... I started this post a few weeks ago, but was too lazy to finish it. And actually, who cares about Sunday posts, when you can a
As The Time Stood Still
As the time stood still I watched the world come to a halt and in front of my eyes the blinking lights slowed down and became one. As the time stood sti
That Bear Cap Thingy
That Blogging Life - Go Forth
Screw it! NaNoWriMo and my Toilet
Es ist jetzt auch schon eine halbe Ewigkeit her, dass ich mal was in Deutsch geschrieben hatte, weshalb ich heute doch tatsächlich mal in meinen alten Dokument
Dream - A WIP Thingy
The following - 3 pages long - text is the first - and unedited - scene of one of a few longer texts I started within the last few months and didn't continue, e
Bye, bye Berlin - Hello UK
I don't have a gun
This little shorty here is a response to Murphy's Pub Coffin Hop Challenge to write something spooky that got triggered by a song (a cover by Civil Twilight of
StoryMOOC - Creative Task - Week 2
It's week two of the MOOC The Future of Storytelling and this week's creative task is about character development. Even though I just did a character chart some
In the color of rotten milk, the witch's third eye stares. Searching, finding, looking right through me. The crow's screeching scream pierces my hea
Writing prompt and no idea what to do with it
Some time ago, The Write Practice encouraged people to create six-word stories as a writing prompt and build a short story around it later. And back then, I fou
StoryMOOC - Creative Task - Week 1
As I already mentioned in my earlier post today, I have lost my mind and there have quite a few projects running. One of them is the MOOC The Future of Storytel
This is what I think about what's lying ahead of me, and that I probably lost my mind in a moment of pure boredom. I'm not going to move to the UK and start
In A Hotel Room
I'm sitting in a hotel room, with a spider, as my groom. But it doesn't talk, nor does it walk, away from me. The depressing end is to come, for the
Paranormally Oriented - A Closer Look - The Butterfly
This short story was prompted by the writing promt Paranormally Oriented - A Closer Look by Tipsy Lit, though I have to admit that I'm quite sure I missed the
For the Birds | For Derek
Halloween must see series - Lenore
OMG!!! How is this even possible? It's mid October and I didn't even watch one episode of my favourite cute little dead girl. I feel so bad right now. But at le
Slow brain stumbles over sticks and stones
The fly in my nose | For Derek
OMG - Short Poem
A spark! Catch - Catch. Finger burned.
Hanni El Khatib - Skinny Little Girl
Not only because Hanni El Khatib and I share a name, but also because I absolutely love this song and probably would have never found it, if not for the preview
Out of hiding
The following piece of flash fiction was inspired by a writing prompt for a time and place scenario by Kellie Elmore. I wanted to post it way earlier, but I gu
NaNoWriMo 2013 | For Derek
I pretty much love the song Irresistible Force by Jane's Addiction and as I listened to it today, I actually had an idea for a little flash fiction. So I wrote
On Toilet Paper | For Derek
"Do you also see these dragons?" I asked pointing to the sky. He looked up, squeezing his eyes. "And I thought you're human … you shouldn't be ab
Reading - The Damned, Loved Object
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Lebensweisheit - die vierte
Erkenntnis der Woche Scha(r)fbeobachtung Ein Schaf steht einsam am Straßenrand und mäht. Die von Schafen bevorzugte Gruppengröße beträgt 3 Schafe.
Sunbathing with a Skeleton
I love to sunbathe on the cemetery. It's so much better than on my small balcony or in an overcrowded park, where you have to fight with some overweight nu
Written Love Affair
High in the sky, spheres of feelings, explode, like glass, to rain down on me. Unheard words, threaten, to tear apart, my fragile heart, in a moment
Bye, Bye Iceland | For Derek
Vacation for the Soul / múm - Grasi Vaxin Göng
Where the Sky touches the Earth
Tenacious D - Tribute
So can't wait to see those guys live! It'll be awesome. And for everyone who can't see them, don't be sad! Keep on rock'n! http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5x6pb_tenacious-d-tribute_music
Oh hatred Monday; can't wait to escape you!
Weekend Writing Warriors - The Escape
For Derek | Dead Ever After: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel
-- Please note, that this short story has three pages! You can select the next page below the text -- Last night, I heard a crazy woman playing the güiro in the middle of the night in a dark alley....
That Madness Thingy
A poem a day, keeps madness at bay, or so they say. --- schalalalala --- Looks like it doesn't work, so I start to lurk, and soon go berserk. Muhahahaha - that was an evil laugh. Please imagine som...
Character Chart for Short Stories - Download
OMG! This is my first free download I ever offer and I'm so excited about it. OK, not really. But I'm trying to be nice once in a while and maybe help the one or other by giving you the possibility...
Organize Your Writing - Blog Development
Recently, I read a few posts on how to organize your writing. Just from the headlines, I expected them to be about tools to help organize writing and develop it or similar. Instead they were about ...