The A to Z Challenge Begins!

All right, kids... This post is hitting the interwebs on the last day of March. Which means that the A to Z Challenge officially begins tomorrow! Hold your applause, please. I know you're excited. I am, too. Well... I'm as excited as I can get. I'm not a very excitable person. For those of you … Continue reading The A to Z Challenge Begins!

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A to Z Challenge – Theme Reveal

The other day, I was reminded by our friend over at No Love for Fatties that April is coming soon. She’s gearing up for the annual A to Z Challenge, which I thought sounded intriguing and, dare I say, challenging. I signed up for it earlier this month but was having a hard time coming … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Theme Reveal

Sarah’s Challenge

Time to come back to another challenge issued by another reader. The third comment on my initial blog post came from Sarah, who provided the following prompts… Character Name: Samuel Setting: Mars Object: A notebook Emotion: Confusion Samuel ran down the corridor of Echo base, clutching a torn notebook in his hand as he made … Continue reading Sarah’s Challenge

VTnessa’s Challenge

Time to come back to another challenge issued by another reader. The second comment on my initial blog post came from VTnessa, who provided the following prompts... Character Name: Hezekiah Tribido Setting: The plains/prairies of Canada Object: A lobster boat Emotion: Relaxed I honestly couldn't remember how long I had been walking. Days? Weeks? I … Continue reading VTnessa’s Challenge

A to Z

Caitlyn issued another challenge on the Twitter. I have to write a story in which each sentence begins with a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with the letter A, and moving sequentially, i.e., B, C, D, and so forth. That gives me 26 sentences to tell a coherent story. I feel like this one … Continue reading A to Z

Taylor’s Grief, Part II

Stop! Before you go any further, you're going to want to go back and read the first part of Taylor's Grief. I promise, this post will make more sense if you do. Taylor awoke to the sight of sunlight streaming through the living room curtains. She could barely open her eyes. They hurt; dry and … Continue reading Taylor’s Grief, Part II

Challenge Me

Kids, you may have noticed that I've been trying to include some more fiction on the blog from time to time. Some of it is stuff I wrote years ago for my old blog. Some of it is stuff I wrote years ago and just let sit on my computer, assuming I'd never want to … Continue reading Challenge Me