Forbidden chocolates

Sally slowly popped the last silky chocolate in her mouth. “HEY! What are you doing?” boomed her mother’s voice. Sally jolted up and pushed the empty box under her bed. “N..n…nothing” stammered Sally. “Nothing!” said Mom as she inched closer to Sally. Sally looked...

The Red Pen

Another submission for Short Story Day Africa 🙂 He said it would be OK. He said we shouldn’t worry. He had done this thing before. He was a veteran. I, on the other hand, had never even conceived of the idea. I was a novice. I was going to learn but what if I didn’t...

Trying my hand at a thriller

This story was entered into a short story competition for Short Story Day Africa. Enjoy. The red blue flashes numbed my brain. I stood and saw the blood on my hands. I had been enticed by his honeycomb lips. He gave me my heart’s desire except he took my freedom. He...