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Writing on the Fly #21: The Interview (#amwriting)

Note:  Written for The Writer’s Workout: The 500 March Contest: Paint it Green Prompt: The leprechaun is tired of missing out on the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Interview a new … Continue reading

April 1, 2017 · 4 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #56: The Lies That Bend ( #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #54: Et Tu Brutus ( #flashfiction )

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What’s Up Doc #11: What It’s Like ( #amwriting )

You’ve noticed I’ve neglected the blog this past week.   I’ve noticed too. I’ve been too busy. Too busy writing! I said yes.  I entered the  tenth annual NYC Midnight Short … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #18: Tank (#flashfiction)

For ninety-two years, she’d leave the tube tank and enter the twenty-six foot deep observation aquarium.    She swam melancholy circles; show time simulated life; the people cheered.    Saviors opened … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 13 Comments

Yeah Write #16: High Revelers (#flashfiction)

Nikki stared dumbstruck at the forty-somethings laughing, munching, and oozing on furniture.   “Honey!” Her mother gave her a sloppy kiss,  “You missed the best chocolate cake ever!” A melted birthday candle … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

Yeah Write #15: Sharp (Microstory #247)

“When will they melt, Momma!?” We gawked at the cold, avant-garde chandelier.   Clear, glass tubes sharpened to icicle points crowded together forming a spiral dangling from invisible wire. “Oh, at … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · 20 Comments

Yeah Write #13: Rube Goldberg Retribution

  I have a particular set of skills not ordinarily useful.   But give me a lying, cheating boyfriend, a crammed closet I said to clean a thousand times, and … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 11 Comments

Yeah Write #11: Special Delivery ( #flashfiction )

“Penny for them?” My husband inquired. “When our kids ask me when I knew you were serious I’ll say, ‘When I signed for the ring.’ ” “You signed for it!?” … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · 12 Comments

Musings #30: One Liner Wednesday – Out of the Mouth of Babes

(One morning over breakfast.) Four-Year-Old:  “Mom, when you die I’ll miss you.” Mom:  “Uh…thanks?”   Enjoy More One-Liners for December 2nd at LindGHill.

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Musings #29: One Liner Wednesday – Living

“Turkey is the path to the bloated side.   Gluttony leads to bloating.  Bloating leads to gas.   Gas leads to suffering.” Enjoy More One-Liners for November 25th at LindGHill.

November 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Picture This Picture That #38: Writer’s Truths ( #amwriting )

Relate a minute to Writer’s Truths

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Musings #21: How to Build a Gazebo in Three Easy Steps

Step 1:   Wait for tax return and employee bonus then draw square on ground. Step 2:   Call Reed’s Ferry Sheds to assess site and deliver one screened gazebo by flatbed … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Musings #20: One Liner Wednesday – Keeping It Simple

“I’m not saying you deserve to be kicked in the nuts, but maybe you shouldn’t display your package in spandex.” A response to the statement, “No one deserves to be … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Musings #18: One Liner Wednesday – End of Story

If you leave alphabet soup on the stove and go out, it could spell disaster. Enjoy More One-Liners for April 15th at LindGHill.

April 15, 2015 · 7 Comments

Musings #17: One Liner Wednesday – The Way A Writer’s Mind Works

I’m a big fan of BC (see the official site here).  Wiley’s Dictionary is one of the reasons why!   Enjoy More One-Liners for April 1st at LindGHill.

April 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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