Friday Fictioneers – 2/26/20

I don’t manage to take part in “Friday Fictioneers very often these days, but tonight I decided I just needed to write a story for the prompt. If you’re interested in taking part in writing stories of 100 words or less, hop over to Rochelle’s place and get the rules. My story this week isContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers – 2/26/20”

Daily Post Prompt: Countless

Visit the Daily Post to find out how to participate in today’s prompt. ` THE DECISION `I’ve thought about you countless times this past year. I sometimes wish I hadn’t been so hasty to make the decision. There are days when I wake up thinking how good it would be to still have you besideContinue reading “Daily Post Prompt: Countless”

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’”

Writing 201: Poetry – Day 5 — ‘Too Late’

Today’s prompt word is “fog.” The form we’ve been asked to use is the elegy — with strong encouragement to try using elegiac couplets. And the technique assigned for today is the metaphor. I’ve offered my piece in a slightly modified elegiac couplet, and the only occurrence of a metaphor is in the second line.Continue reading “Writing 201: Poetry – Day 5 — ‘Too Late’”

WordPress Daily Prompt: Green-eyed Monster

I wasn’t in the mood to write a letter, but I did feel a little poetic, so here’s my response to the “green-eyed monster” challenge: GREEN WITH ENVY She has everything I want: Beauty, money, love, and fame. And, honestly, she’s such a dunce; Can’t learn a simple game. So why should she have allContinue reading “WordPress Daily Prompt: Green-eyed Monster”

100-Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week # 81 – A Woman Scorned

This week’s prompt: “… the unseasonal weather meant …” Here’s my response: A Woman Scorned The unseasonal weather meant she’d have to dig through the packed-away winter clothes for a coat and gloves. April … and 32º! She hated winter!  Hated weddings!  She’d tried to find an excuse not to go, but no chance. AndContinue reading “100-Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week # 81 – A Woman Scorned”