“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” – Albert Einstein

Author: alaine

The Truth About Rom-Coms

3 little words is a short story series where 3 random words must be generated and used somewhere in the story. See how well I did (or didn’t) meet the brief below. Words to include: orgy, specimen, food. “Just have an orgy already!” The whole cinema went dead silent and shifted their attention from the […]

All the Feels

3 little words is a short story series where 3 random words must be generated and used somewhere in the story. See how well I did (or didn’t) meet the brief below. Words to include: hammer, protest, stab. The look on his face said it all. Danny loved to smash things, but for some reason […]

Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind

3 little words is a short story series where 3 random words must be generated and used somewhere in the story. See how well I did (or didn’t) meet the brief below. Words to include: transmission, commence, production. He was flabbergasted. Never before had this happened, aliens had taken over Drew’s podcast in the middle […]

Don’t Cry War

3 little words is a short story series where 3 random words must be generated and used somewhere in the story. See how well I did (or didn’t) meet the brief below. Words to include: major, frighten, crowd The major was nervous. He couldn’t understand why, he’d never been nervous before in fact he wasn’t […]

Playing the Wrong Game

3 little words is a short story series where 3 random words must be generated and used somewhere in the story. See how well I did (or didn’t) meet the brief below. Words to include: clash, screen, knife You look in the mirror, you’re a beautiful young woman with cascading brown hair that ripples in […]

The Pianist

3 little words is a short story series where 3 random words must be generated and used somewhere in the story. See how well I did (or didn’t) meet the brief below. Words to include: twitch, guilt, bow. It’s always the same dream. It’s the end of my performance, I stand up from the piano […]

The Messenger

3 little words is a short story series where 3 random words must be generated and used somewhere in the story. See how well I did (or didn’t) meet the brief below. Words to include: deliver, gate, reject “Arm the battlements! Close the gate!” “Wait, what? Sir, please I need to deliver this letter, it’s […]