fiction, Writing

WIP Part 4

  Ed was humming to herself as she rode home, weaving quickly though the traffic. The promenade was in a fancier part of the city, so she had plenty of time for it. Not that her neighbourhood was bad, just old, made up of families that had been there for a few generations. Nosy and… Continue reading WIP Part 4

fiction, Writing

WIP Part 3

“I know it’s a little late.” “The Community Education Centre closed two hours ago.” She remembered how long those people had stood outside the pub. Dismissal, the walk to the monorail station, the ride, the walk home. Was an hour realistic? At least an hour. “My classmates were talking. Everyone had fun stories. Even just… Continue reading WIP Part 3

fiction, Writing

WIP Part 2

The instructions said to bring a kerchief for hair and an apron. At the shop she found a wide variety. The colours, patterns, and features were overwhelming. Finally she chose a set that had the cartoon character on it that she had chosen for her application skin. She tied the apron in place and went… Continue reading WIP Part 2

fiction, Writing

WIP Part 1

So, when I take a break from writing the big story, I tinker with a little story. This is the first part of that story. It's the near future. Emma stood under a lamp post. Across the street a pub had disgorged a boisterous group of men and women, laughing together. Music, voices, and the… Continue reading WIP Part 1