Yo! How are we doing? Everyone having a good time writing? Are you steadily working through your plot? Are your characters cooperating? Maybe you're taking a break because the muse is being flighty. In that case, are you taking care of yourself? Eating good meals, drinking plenty of water, getting some fresh air? Maybe you're … Continue reading Like Riding a Bike
What is a priority for you right now? Muffled voices broke through the fog in Todd’s head as he tried opening his eyes. His head throbbed with pain, almost as if he were upside down. When he managed to crack one eyelid open, he groaned. He was indeed upside down. Shackled at the ankles, he … Continue reading Prompt 233-Priority
Are you making the world a better place? I really liked this prompt when I read it on Sunday. I thought for sure I would come up with a fun short story or scene to encapsulate it. Then I forgot about it until this morning when I checked the list to see what was on … Continue reading Prompt 232-Better World
Should kids be allowed to have personal cell phones and tablets in school? In another time, perhaps I would say “no” to this. After all, these things were New™ when I was coming up through middle school and high school. Kids had gotten by without them just fine before us, but it was uncharted territory … Continue reading Prompt 231-Devices
Is there a mistake you keep making repeatedly in your life? Explain. It starts with a pulling. One day I wake up with an inexplicable and all-consuming wanderlust. What is it I am seeking? How will I know when I’ve found it? I do not know. I just know I must go. At the same … Continue reading Prompt 230-Repeat Mistakes
What would you like said about you at your funeral? “Are you sure you don’t want to hang around?” Ali laughed. “For my own funeral?” Koenma shrugged. “It is how I convinced Yusuke to take my offer of a second chance at life.” “Yeah but he was just a kid then,” Ali said. “And unaware … Continue reading Prompt 229-Eulogy
Is that really you? Have you finally arrived? I've opened my windows today hoping you'll stick around for a while. The cats are certainly enjoying your visit. The house already feels fresher. I've been inspired to begin a list of projects to do around the house but it is already longer than my arm. I … Continue reading Hello, Spring!