Week 1, Story 45 by @mattround and @wheatles

This one’s a corker of a crime story, with a bit of a noir flair. It’s got mystery. It’s got suspense. It’s got a slightly unhinged baddie. It’s also got a dog. (I like dogs.) the fact that all of this is somehow crammed into the word...

Week 1, Story 43 – by @SMDeeee and @upsteeplebat

I have no idea how to introduce this one without giving crucial details of the plot away, so I shall just say that I read the prompt with glee and then the story with more glee (gleer?). This is ace. STORY NUMBER: 43 PROMPT PROVIDER: @upsteeplebat AUTHOR: @SMDeeee...

Week 1, Story 42 – by Anonymous and Anonymous

A doubly anonymous story! It’s a shame because I really like this one. It takes what is, on the face of it, a reasonably light-hearted prompt and turns it into something much darker; a disturbing Them and Us tale with a nod to American Psycho. STORY NUMBER: 42...

Week 1 – Story 39 by @GinBroguesHats and @jonesthescribe

STORY NUMBER: 39 PROMPT PROVIDER: @jonesthescribe AUTHOR: @GinBroguesHats TITLE: Untitled The object boiled through the clouds over Cairo. Even people who had been excited and positive about its arrival screamed with fear as the dark shape was finally visible to the...

Week 1 – Story 37 by @JimTheSG and Anonymous

STORY NUMBER: 37 PROMPT PROVIDER: Anonymous AUTHOR: @JimTheSG TITLE: Untitled The genetic clone of Bruce Lee mounted the hoverbike. In his mind, he summarised the operation: Phase 1, claim the far side of the moon in the name of China; Phase 2…he couldn’t remember;...

Week 1, Story 34 – @ewasr & @notquitecool

I love it when these stories come in in weird formats, and @ewasr may have taken the cake here with this tale in the format of a government information pamphlet. With a huge portion of cold war-era nuclear survival advice, and some subtle yet massively weird...