"Jamey!" Gramma called from the foot of the stairs. "Are you coming down? Breakfast is ready." On the bed a pile of quilted blankets stirred. Jamey popped his head out from beneath the covers. "Coming, Gramma!" He answered. Sitting up, he groped for his clothes. "Let me get dressed." As he pulled his clothes on, … Continue reading A Night Without Fear
The Challenge: Create a written piece from one or more of the following prompts. Don't save me Prince Charming, I'm busy | Jig on tombstones |"Uh oh! Someone's....FABULOUS!" Here's my attempt... _______________________ Sharon stood on the ledge, her eyes squeezed tightly shut. Her chest heaved as she sucked in air between sobs. Her intent had been … Continue reading Last Christmas
The Challenge: Create a written piece using the prompt below. What is REALLY at the end of the Rainbow? I am fairly certain that there was more than one prompt, there always was and normally, I challenged myself with writing a piece using, not one, not two, but all three prompts. Apparently I did not rise … Continue reading What’s REALLY at the End of the Rainbow?
The Challenge: Create a written piece using one or more of these prompts. Tail of two Gypsies | Inquiring minds want to know | Something based on a superstition that proved the superstition right! Here's my attempt... ________________________ The bookstore went almost unnoticed as Kali shuffled by. I say shuffled, because Kali was deep in a … Continue reading A Recipe for Success
The Challenge: Create a written piece using one or more of the following prompts: She could fly! | 10 minutes later he bought the largest suitcase he could find \ Rock solid conviction Here’ my take on it... ________________________ She could fly! He was sure of it. And so, based upon this rock solid conviction, he launched … Continue reading Must Come Down
The Challenge: Write about a strange relative. Here are a few random words, to incorporate together into a narrative: book | vessel | lifesaver | vagabond | bottom Here’s my attempt... ________________________ My uncle is a strange one. I mean he was really something once upon a time—way back, during the war, he had been … Continue reading Strange Uncle