“Sea Mist Dreams,” #Haibun #Senryu

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction challenge for January 31, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about sea mist. How does it create an environment for a story? It can set the stage or take the stage. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by February… Continue reading

» Ten Wonderful New Literary Journals

Authors Publish shares some great places to get your work published. Click the link below to find out where and how. <3 HAPPY HALLOWEEN! In my experience, the benefits can be greater than publishing in a well-established journal. When a literary journal is new the editors tend to be a… Continue reading

#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Laughter”

Hi, everybody! It’s that time again! Time to get your quote selected so you can come up with a creative story, poem, or whatever else you would like to share about your quote. Ronovan is in charge this week and he chose the theme of: LAUGHTER! Please make sure to… Continue reading

The Elf Killer – Part III: The Witch of Timmoral Forest

Check out Melissa Barker Simpson’s blog to learn more about the challenge. I chose Option 1: Sentence Starter – The first time I died, I was nineteen years old and resigned to my fate; the second time was a different story. I am continuing the story of the Elf Killer,… Continue reading

Writing the NO Adjective Paragraph

The I have been snookered into the Veracity Challenge by two of my favorite blogging buddies: Rob, from the V-Pub, and Lisa, from the Rebirth of Lisa. Considering my last attempt to write a paragraph without using the letter “e” in any of the words failed; I have no idea… Continue reading

Freestyle Writing Challenge – Food For Thought

Thank you, Ali Taylor, from The Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman! For choosing me to participate in the Freestyle Writing Challenge, where I am to: “Choose FIVE of my favourite types of food/drink (can be meals, snacks, whatever grabs you!) – And bring them to succulent life for your readers. Can be… Continue reading

“Edge of a Cliff,” by Anjana Pradeep

Please meet Anjana, who graciously accepted my invite to be guest blogger today. I post short stories every Saturday and an article/non-fiction every Wednesday. Make sure you check in. I am open to collabs and guest posts. Contact me via email : anjanapradeep94@gmail.com Without further ado, check out my stories by selecting “Fiction (Short Stories)” from the… Continue reading

Help! I have been spammed with PORN!

My friend Rob, from the V-Pub (which stands for Virtual Pub), recently did a blog makeover. His intent was to create a pub like atmosphere where bloggers could stop in, share a joke, or a story, sometimes even a song, and just enjoy each other’s company. I promised him that… Continue reading

Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap-up from 2/11/15

Welcome to the WRITER’S QUOTE WEDNESDAY Weekly Wrap-Up where our writers highlight their photographic and writing talent by making up their own quotes, or sharing quotes from our favorite authors. (Please do not link to this post.  Link to the new prompt on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 to participate in… Continue reading

The Swamp Fairy – Emergence from the Chrysalis 2/14/15

Continued from The Swamp Fairy – Deciphering the Code (Image credit: Heart Stone) …The heart stone was right where Miss Hilda had said it would be, encircled by the pink blooming fetterbush. I could hear words whispered to me, in a voice I knew to belong to the Swamp Fairy…. Continue reading