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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


"The Loudest Silence"

She was shrouded in many layers that defined her in a manner that suited others. Her name carried the weight of heavy, hyphenated labels that pretended to know her better than she knew herself. 291 more words

Short Stories

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

Writing Competitions

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


Static Cling

Rusty footed the automatic trashcan and let the mug slip from his fingers. It clammered but didn’t break, and he realized he had wanted it to break. 97 more words

Flash Fiction


Silence fills the car as we drive past wet orange leaves and rotting fences. It is gray and fog engulfs us while we drive through the deserted highway. 87 more words