#23. Gimme Some Sugar

Here’s the fourth installment of my 365-Day Writing Challenge, which I started about a month ago.  Today I bring you something sweet and idyllic, a kiss, and a promise of romance to come.  Here’s the prompt: “23. Sugar: Write something so sweet, it makes your teeth hurt.” This was my attempt at a bit of a romance story. […]

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On The Nature of Pipe Dreams

Moving back in with my mother, and bringing my pet cat along with me, I had stars in my eyes and hopes that the cats would get along.  Most have told me that older cats don’t really put too much energy into territoriality the way the younger ones do, and so I was hoping I […]

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Prompt #7: The Rocket Ship

Here’s the second installment of my 365-Day Writing Challenge, which I started last Monday.  Today I bring you a poem entitled “Hyper-space”, which is my take on Sunday’s prompt: “The Rocket-ship: Write about a rocket-ship on it’s way to the moon or a distant galaxy far, far, away.” Now this is not 500 words, like […]

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Prompt #1: Outside the Window

In order to get into the writing groove and start practicing for writing fiction, I have decided to spend some time every day writing 500 words on a small prompt.  I will try to make it as close to 500 words for every prompt, poem or otherwise.  Might be fiction, might be narrative nonfiction.  An […]

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