5 Lessons Learnt: Word-High July

Wow. So July kind of flew by didn’t it? If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll noticed posts ramped up during July as I took part in the Word-High July Challenge as hosted Maria of Doodles and Scribbles and Rosema of A Reading Writer. It was a pretty wonderful challenge, that I really enjoyed doing. …

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Word-High July: Halakhak

When the sunlight hit Mike's face through the blinds he awoke in panic; 8:18 flashing on his alarm clock. Shit, he thought; swinging the bed covers to the side and landing them on the floor. Where had his alarms been that morning? How had he slept through them? Bounding to the bathroom quickly he had …

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Word-High July: Pahimakas

Minutes previous we had watched from our rooftop as the sun descended behind the cities skyline; silhouetting skyscrapers across a golden horizon. Her body tensed in my arms, she was on edge, as she always was this time of night, but something in her was starkly different. “You’re going to meet him, aren’t you?” I …

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Word-High July: Kinaadman

“No. No. No.  What? ‘Madam Vista’s Art of Divination & Entrails: Volume 2’? Really? When did I even have Volume 1? Anyway, No. No. Look I can see the next 5 or 6 and I can tell you it isn’t any of those either!” Magister Malig sighed in exasperation as book after book floated in …

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Word-High July: Makisig

Princess Solia stood at the top of large, golden stairs watching the event play out. The King and Queen had been adamant about using the ball to find her a suitor, but it was she who had insisted on a masquerade. It would be impossible to choose someone based on looks alone, but masks gave …

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Word-High July: Amihan

Numari’s ears twitched with the sounds of the jungle as she mentally catalogued the animals around. Monkeys chattering at each other, a play fight breaking out… A near silent splash of an Alligator entering the river after a bankside nap… Wings taking flight, too light to be a bird, a butterfly then… Nothing was too out …

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Word-High July: Habilin

In the past she had often visited him, keeping him company whilst he fished along the river bed. She would turn up just after the sun was highest, dancing along the ripples as though made purely of air. Her teal skin would glisten like wet scales, but she was always smooth as silk to touch, and her cerulean …

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