Originally posted 2015-11-21 17:00:25. Well it’s official – I already dislike Reno Jackson. It’s not personal – I’m sure he’s an awesome explorer. However, in Hearthstone … well he’s definitely no friend of mine. Until Reno I was doing quite well this month. I’m rank 10 as I type – my highest in a good few months. I’ve done this mainly…

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Originally posted 2015-11-20 12:00:35. “What are you doing over here Lieutenant Jimbo? You’re in charge of the retreat!” “I know Sir but I need to tell you …” “No time for telling me anything Jimbo. Have you seen him? He’s started the engine. It’s going to happen in the next few minutes. Anytime now, anytime.” “I…

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Originally posted 2015-11-08 08:22:14. Like last year, the climax of Blizzcon’s Hearthstone World Championship was a rather quick no-nonsense affair with Swedish Ostkaka triumphing over Canadian Hotform in three games. The first game was a fascinating contest between two types of Mage – Hotform’s Tempo Mage (which I play) and Ostkaka’s Freeze Mage (which I now want…

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Originally posted 2015-11-07 17:00:42. As a World of Warcraft and Hearthstone player I always get very excited for Blizzcon (even though many in the community are predicting a damp squib this year). I bought my virtual ticket last week and at 6.30pm (UK time) I got comfy on the sofa bed, ready for an exciting night of viewing…

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Originally posted 2015-11-06 17:00:44. He had seen the light from some way off and started walking towards it. It took him through the woods, along the beach and up a cobblestone path to a small cottage that stood overlooking the sea. An old man was standing in front of the cottage, looking through the front…

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Originally posted 2015-11-03 12:00:19. I’m so excited to be writing my introductory post for Geeks and Geeklets. It’s great to be part of the community. But what to say, what to say? Umm ok, as Julie Andrews would say, let’s start at the very beginning. My name is Michelle and I live in Wales, UK. I’m known as…

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Welcome to Flashback Fiction, a new segment on Geeks and Geeklets! We will be posting stories from our Fiction Writing Friday vaults! Enjoy!  _________________ For years I never believed in climate change. I thought it was a load of nonsense if I’m honest. But today, well it snowed  in July! Snow in July. I couldn’t…

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You decide to tell Ben you do not want him going upstairs. For some reason you don’t want Ben snooping around. Something doesn’t feel right. “Ben I’d rather you didn’t,” you say. “I need to have a shower and get ready for work.” He looks surprised but then shrugs his shoulders. “Ok. Right. I’d better…

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You decide to call Ben. You’re not up to another fight with Kathryn. Ben will know what to do. It takes about twenty minutes for Ben to get to the house. You give him a cup of coffee and tell him what happened. After you’ve finished Ben asks, “And you definitely didn’t recognise the voice?”…

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Your phone is ringing. It’s too loud. Your head hurts. Not surprising given the fact you were drinking heavily last night. You reach over and grab it from the bedside table. “Hello, who is this, do you know what time it is?” Silence. Then a soft laugh. “You know who I am.” A man’s voice,…

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