“Tidbits For Starters” ©J.E.Goldie – A November Writing Challenge – Myths of The Mirror

A chilling tone and mysterious creatures from Jen Goldie. Another great hook. I hope you enjoy the story.

Jen Goldie - A little this, a little that, some real and some imaginings.


Image by Stefan Keller from Pixabay


Write from the point of view of a creature that doesn’t exist in the “real” world. Don’t tell us what the creature is. Let us “experience” it through its thoughts and actions. Images are fine, but don’t include “the creature” in the image. The point is to “show” with your words.


They hastened to the half point of their haven. Events had been happening light years beyond their limited expectations. It was easier to sliver than slide. Most senior ones knew from eons of experience.

“Tall, yet majestic.” Thought one.

“Easily accessible.” Thought another.

“Fresh and supple.” Thought a third.

“New blood for the changing.” Whispered another.

They had waited for centuries for just this moment, and not a moment too soon.

“Is the host acceptable?” one questioned.

“Will it bend to our wishes?” asked another…

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