Monthly Archives: December 2017

Conversations with Marjorie Nettlespawn 4

Marjorie Nettlespawn, my neighbour, came bustling in from her morning walk. In her arms, she held a small bundle of brown fluff.  Marjorie did have a habit of picking things up on her walks like the odd coin or two, … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt #235 “New Year’s Resolutions”

It was New Year’s Eve and the most surreal of feelings. Around him people were planning their nights, selecting which location to go to in order to see the fireworks bringing in the new year. This year there seemed no … Continue reading

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Music Challenge #19: “Ordinary World” — Green Day Ft. Miranda Lambert #amwriting #musicchallenge #MLMM

  When the old couple met after years of saying they wouldn’t as they feared upsetting the other’s world there was a time of adjustment. There was no doubt they enjoyed each other’s company, and they spent a lot of … Continue reading

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Saturday Mix – Same Same But Different, 30 December 2017

Same Same But Different Your ‘Same Same But Different’ task is to take the five challenge words and NOT use them in your writing.   party new goodbye resolution hope They assembled as faithfully as ever to celebrate the arrival … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #35 – End of Year Challenge

He wasn’t a man to make resolutions for the new year. But on this occasion, he was challenged by his friends to do something new. He decided that in the days before the year ended and the new one started … Continue reading

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December 28: Flash Fiction Challenge – Wishing Star

December 28, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a wishing star. It can be central to the story or used in a different way. You can have a character interact or not. Go … Continue reading

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#LyricalFictionFriday – “Cowboy Casanova” #fictionfriday #marquessachallenge

He looks like a cool drink of water, but he’s candy-coated misery…“ To look at him, you’d say butter wouldn’t melt in his mouth. He was a fellow with the most angelic of faces. He knew it too and played … Continue reading

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