Write about an experience you had when you lost track of time. It’s so easy to lose track of time these days. Technology helps us to plan our time and keep us on schedule, but it also provides endless mindless distractions. I wake up and get ready for my day. Then I hop on my … Continue reading Prompt 123-Where does the time go?
Look around you right now. What is wrong with this picture? Shane rolled over to find the other half of the queen-sized mattress vacant. The blankets were rumpled and the bed still vaguely warm; she hadn’t been up long. The sizzle of grease in a pan filled his ears as the aroma of breakfast from … Continue reading Prompt 122-Something’s Wrong
Now you may be asking, "Hey Sara, what happened to that short story you promised me for Friday? You didn't post at all!" And you are absolutely right, dear reader. See, I said that with the best intentions, and full plans to write Friday night after some more house hunting after work. Those plans went … Continue reading Week 23
Prompt 120. Which do you prefer: sunrise or sunset? Sunrise is often a symbol of rebirth. The dawn of a new day, a new year, a new era, heralded by the light growing on the horizon. It is a symbol of hope. It shines. It invigorates the spirit. It rouses dreamers and calls them to … Continue reading Prompts 120-121
Where would you be pleased to find yourself locked up overnight? I thought I could come up with a story for this one, but the more I thought about it the harder it got to decide on a setting. I’m also working on like 12 hours of sleep since Monday and while most days I … Continue reading Prompt 119-Lock In
You have magic soap. What does it wash away? Gracie glanced over her shoulder at the round clock on the wall, her arms soaked to the elbows in the kitchen sink. It was a few minutes past 7. He was late. She shook her head and dried her hands on her apron. The dishes could … Continue reading Prompt 118-Magic Soap
Oooh, week 22 starts on the 22nd? How exciting! And it's my anniversary! We've survived a year of marriage. The trial period is over, no more returns. I jest, of course. I can return him whenever I want! Ha! Ok, ok, I would never return him. I'd never find someone else to tolerate me for … Continue reading Week 22