“The Dream Rock” – Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction

March 22, 2018, Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the theme “follow your dreams.” Bonus points for throwing a badge into the tale. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by March 27, 2018, by leaving a link, pingback or story in the comments. If you want … Continue reading “The Dream Rock” – Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction

“Only in My Dreams” – A Haibun/Senryu

  December 14, 2017, Carrotranch.com prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the phrase "only in…" It can be used to tell a story about a profession, a place or situation. Go were the prompt leads you. Respond by December 19, 2017, to be included in the compilation (published December … Continue reading “Only in My Dreams” – A Haibun/Senryu

The Call to Adventure

The Carrot Ranch Literary Community November 16, 2017, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) use the word mesh in a story. Mesh is both an object and a verb, which you can freely explore. You can play with its sound, too. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by November 21, 2017, to be … Continue reading The Call to Adventure

The Notice

November 2, 2017, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story of a chair on a porch. Why is it there, and what might it mean? Think about using it as a prop or the main thrust of your story. Respond by November 7, 2017, to be included in the … Continue reading The Notice

NaNoWritMo – The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Meadow Fairy, Book 2

This is the cover of The Meadow Fairy for NaNoWritMo – the actual cover will be revealed later. I've put Abby Forester right in the middle of paranormal activity in Colorado Springs, CO! Today's the day! NaNoWritMo has begun. I'm taking the entire month to work on The Meadow Fairy. I've had new revelations and … Continue reading NaNoWritMo – The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Meadow Fairy, Book 2

“Acceptance,” A Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "gift and song." I closed my eyes when I felt the energy from the collective enter my soul. Like a surge of electrical impulses, the song of a thousand melodies echoed like waves … Continue reading “Acceptance,” A Haibun

“Finding the Heart Stone,” A Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "stone and turn." The words were perfect for me this week. Journey with me into the magic of the horizontal realm from The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Meadow Fairy, to be published … Continue reading “Finding the Heart Stone,” A Haibun

“Doubts,” A #Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka or Haibun using the prompt words of "heat and confuse." Instead of the word heat, I used zeal. For the word, confuse, I decided to use, blurring. Synonyms are your friends when writing poetry. Don't be afraid to use thesaurus.com … Continue reading “Doubts,” A #Haibun

Spice – The Tiny Dog Who Stole Our Hearts

Spice, Colorado 2017 It is with sad and heavy hearts Ron, and I must share that our beloved Spice left this world Wednesday night. Spice was Ron's dog mainly, and along with her sister, Sugar, nursed Ron through bladder and prostate cancer. She was loyal and loving and will live in our hearts forever. Our … Continue reading Spice – The Tiny Dog Who Stole Our Hearts

Today is the LAST DAY to Experience the Magic!

Happy FAIRY DAY! Thank you for supporting me by downloading The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy. So far, there have been 63 free downloads! I am speechless! I am working hard on the second book in the series, called The Meadow Fairy. Here is a bit of the magic you will find: Fourteen-year-old Abigale … Continue reading Today is the LAST DAY to Experience the Magic!