Start your story with one character trying to convince another to take up their favorite hobby.
Posted in Fluff on Oct 25, 2022
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“Afra and Gervassi: Timeout” by Rhondalise Mitza
Hanna’s lips were thin and pressing, much like the hands that gathered fabric at the small of Gervassi’s back. Hanna’s lips asked questions where Afra’s had always given answers. Gervassi couldn’t say a word. He looked at her hands; they invited him to a life or travel, of whimsy, of tranquil chaos. There was so much potential for the two of them as people, but as he continued to sit there, thinking of Hanna’s lips agai...
“Self Portrait With an Empty Moon” by Scout Tahoe
I only get autophobia in the spring, or at least that’s what I tell people. It’s the season that’s printed on calendars with crooked lines but never seems to exist in this mustache of constellations and planets. There are specific step-by-step directions that I follow to rid myself of winter’s thick cardigan. To think of my life as this big chess metaphor, where I’m the queen of ivory and ravens like a grayscale film of an unvoiced war. If I’m the queen everyone else is a pawn so I’m not alone.To hop-s...
“Rewarding Hobbies” by Corey Melin
“Please come inside, James,” welcomed Dave with a smile. “I got the message from my mother that you wanted to see me,” said James. “You could have just called me on my cell phone.” “I lost your number,” he said. “So I left a note with your mother as I took my daily walk.” The relationship between James and Ave has been going on for close to ten years. Even though they were ...
“The Creed of the Reaper” by 【ↇ𝔸𝕂𝕆⇝𝔹𝔼𝔸ℝ 】
Author's note: This is not my usual style. Beware. But, you know, new inspiration from new books so I thought I would give it a go. You've been warned. “I’ve told you before, I am NOT doing that!” Lev protested. “Who in their right mind would do such a thing?” “Good thing I lost my right mind long ago.” I replied. “You’ve asked me to do this before. Join you on one of your jolly jaunts, y...
“Margaret's Perfume” by Angela Brown
As time inched closer to 5 o’clock, the ambient keyboard clicks on the accounting floor scattered and slowed. I fired off a few email replies and slid back my headset, rested it around my neck and rubbed my eyes until I saw spots. I had no real problems with this job during my five months at Goldleaf Bank, only that the place was so colorless and dull that I felt myself turning more and more into a potted...
“The Parts of Her That Are Magic” by Amaya .
Her EyesCatherine points to a small plant growing through a crack in the concrete. It has a long, thin stem, bending slightly towards the sun. Catherine would call it wispy, or fragile, but in reality, it’s only flimsy, and I doubt it will survive for longer than a week. Her fingers stretch towards it as I pull her away by the other hand. “Delilah,” she says. Her voice flits through the air. “It means delicate.”“You’ve been saving that name, h...
“Roux and Rue” by Maya W.
“A recipe has no soul. You as the cook must bring the soul to the recipe.” Sage - 1 bunch, leaves picked I would pluck off the sage leaves and throw them into the pan with the browning butter, carefully watching to make sure it wouldn’t burn. Across the stove the water would come to a rapid boil, my older brother throwing in the pasta. “Come on, Clem!” He would shout, the ...
“To write or not to write” by Creed .
Ugh. Why did I even bother? Again and again had I tried to get him to write, to discover the world of grammar and words. He wrote one story, it was good for his first; I could tell he had potential. Then he gave up. No matter how many times I asked him of he was going to write another, he mumbled that he didn't know and dropped the subject. I continued writing, haven't stopped in over three months. Not for a sing...
“Maybe...” by Agnes Ajadi
I walked into the kitchen with the hope that she will finally stop with her nagging. But no, she followed right after me." You should seriously consider taking up writing as a profession, Erica. Your work at the cafe is crap." She said, settling into a chair behind the island.I sighed heavily. What's it with her and my writing anyway? At least, I'm okay with it just being a hobby." Maybe this is the right time to make that decision, y'know? She added." I appreciate your concern Mia, but I'll prefer t...
“Just This Once ” by Wisteria 4001
Author’s Note: Hi! Uh, so this was a random idea that flopped out my head. Also, I know it’s not a hobby, but I had an idea and rolled with it, so...If I got stuff wrong, please do tell me. It is pretty weird. I just thought it fit the prompt and rolled with it. It’s me going off of PSAs, YouTube videos and articles as well so if you find anything wrong then please do tell me because I hate inaccuracies especially in something sensitive like this so please tell me. Also, yay for the me...
“Successfully! Started her career.” by Rimsha Azeem
“A question asked from every child: what do you want to be in your future?” My elder sister every time happily answers that she wants to be a doctor. And people used to appreciate her, she kept on working hard to score good grades in her school and college life, MashaAllah she was successful in her every task. Once she cleared her FSc in pre-medicial, her mind changed she desperately wanted to be a fashion designer nor a...
“Distractions” by Harken Void
Aaron planted his butt on the chair, feeling energized and determined not to get up until the day’s work was done. He had gotten up early, as he managed to most days now, and gotten through his morning ritual of workout, visualization, contemplation and a big yummy breakfast. He sat down, fresh out of the shower, ready to kick ass and take names. They say that it takes three weeks to build up a habit and st...
“The Model Railway” by Gerald Daniels
THE MODEL RAILWAY "It's a hobby that'll keep you interested for years, you'll never finish the layout you know, it'll keep growing with you" My father's words contained both enthusiasm and disappointment in unbearable combination. I detected the tone, and wondered whether to answer him with honesty, or with more of the fake enthusiasm that ...
“Wreath” by Kelly Pawlik
Cora snipped a few branches of eucalyptus and smiled. She was pleased with the plant, which flourished under her care. Normally Cora would have placed the greenery in her basket, but she already had a large collection of assorted pine and fir branches next to her work table, and this wreath was a simple one. “I’m really not sure why you won’t even try it.” “I don’t want to, Mom,” sighed Charlette as she fus...
“Red lipstick ” by Hina Ijaz
Red lipstick Present day Little Audrey heard her mom and dad fighting again. It always scared her. She wanted to play with her friends outside but her father didn’t want her to so her mommy was arguing with her father to let her. When the fighting was over, Her mother came into the room and asked Audrey if she was okay. She, replied, “yes, but mother if dad doesn’t want me to go, ...
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