Change: Tales of Chiid (Fantasy Short Story)

Featured Image Source This short story was written as a high school English assignment years ago. I still enjoy it. I hope you do too. Ash fell as it always did and always would. Every day it was the same scene – ash falling from the sky, blanketing an already drab landscape in a depressing […]

ID (Dystopian Short Story)

ID was written for a short story competition with the theme of life under a surveillance state. In the vein of 1984, I wrote this story describing a future world where crime has been eradicated by stripping us of all privacy. Enjoy! “ID?” the black-clad patrol officer asked, his eyes not shifting from the computer […]

Live by the Sword

In my Matric (final High School) year, I was asked to write a lot of short stories in English. Many of these have been lost, but this very short one was found in one of my old files. My task was to write a short story starting with a feeling. The feeling I chose was […]