“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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]

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“Awakening Dawn” – A Haibun #WorldPoetryDay

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of earth and water. Today is #WorldPoetryDay! This week, I decided to try my hand at a Haibun. This is my first attempt, and I think I am hooked. I chose alternating prose […]

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NaNoWritMo Here I Come!

I can’t believe I’m doing it… but here I go. Even though my novel, The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy, doesn’t publish until January 2017, I am using the month of November to draft out the second novel in the series, The Meadow Fairy. I am scared to death and exhilarated all at […]

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#WQWWC – Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Rebirth”

Hey, EVERYBODY! It’s that time again! Time to join in the “Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge,” co-sponsored with Ronovan Hester of Ronovan Writes, right here on silverthreading.com and myself, Silver Threading! Please use #WQWWC on Twitter so we can retweet you and spread the inspiration. Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on our blogging […]

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