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A Story in so Many Words: Neglect

“The baby was remarkably well-behaved. She stayed on her back, content with the spinning animals that made infinite revolutions above her head. She waved her baby hands and laughed silently, happily ignoring the two most important people in her life and unintentionally already picking up on her parents’ bad habits.


A Story in so Many Words: Guilt

The village was attacked in the darkest hour before dawn. It happened quickly—the shadows merged together with the night, silent and unimposing. The little girl knew not to move; she stayed, hidden, as they took her mother and brothers away. 9 more words


Perfect for him

Far far away near the mountains lived a man with his dog.

The dog was big, white as snow with a million black spots all over his body. 595 more words


Weekend Writing Warriors #11

This weekend I’m participating in a blog hop known as Weekend Writing Warriors.  It’s fun.  It’s something I do sporadically when I have the time.  A bunch of writers share 8 sentences from a story they are writing or have written.   272 more words


An Ode to Spring

The snow is gone and new light I see
No more darkness I see around me
Cold wind in my skin I feel
Though the sun shines in my face. 77 more words


Halloweensie Writing Competition

With Halloween fast approaching it’s time to enter Susanna Hill’s Halloweensie Competition.

All you need to do is write a children’s story (100 words or less) that has the words… 146 more words

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Blogging 201: Day 1 - What do I want?

Blogging 201 has started!! Yay! I think that’s what most of us said when we received our first assignment.

Today’s task was to set 3 goals for ourselves and post them online. 286 more words