100-Word Challenge For Grownups – Week #184

Julia’s back into the swing of things with her 100-Word Challenge for Grownups this week. The prompt is the following phrase: “… and just when Harold thought it couldn’t get any worse …” Visit Julia’s blog to get the details of participating. YOU CAN’T WIN ‘EM ALL Harold slapped the alarm, grabbed the remote andContinue reading “100-Word Challenge For Grownups – Week #184”

100-Word Challenge for Grownups, Week 149: ‘A Dirge for April Fools’

Well, I seem to be in some kind of MOOD today. Julia posted her 100-word story challenge this morning, and chose a light, springy, happy subject: April. So what did I do with it?  See below, but please don’t ask me why?  I simply have no idea. A DIRGE FOR APRIL FOOLS April. Marcus hadContinue reading “100-Word Challenge for Grownups, Week 149: ‘A Dirge for April Fools’”

100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week 119 – Carried on a Song

It’s nice to be able to participate again this week in Julia’s 100-word story challenge. It’s been a while since I got a chance to take part, so I’ve enjoyed this time around, and I hope the rest of you are enjoying coming up with your own stories as well. Here’s my offering: CARRIED ONContinue reading “100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week 119 – Carried on a Song”

100 Word Challenge for Grownups — Silence

Julia’s prompt this week is one word: “Silence.”  Her instructions say that she does not want us to use the word itself, but just write about it. However, as soon as I saw the prompt I was reminded of a poem I wrote last April that is so perfect for this one word. The wordContinue reading “100 Word Challenge for Grownups — Silence”

100 Word Challenge for Grownups –Week # 73

I couldn’t resist jumping in this week. Thanks to Julia for all these great challenges. They help so much with the “discipline” of writing, don’t they? This week’s prompt is  “… the notes from the piano ….” So here’s my take: THE SILENT NOTES Lucy couldn’t understand. One whole octave silent … dead. She’d beenContinue reading “100 Word Challenge for Grownups –Week # 73”