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Weekend Writing Prompt #13 – Light

Image: Google: Labelled for re-use I’d lived in darkness so long. My past was abuse and ridicule. When I met, you I thought you like everyone else wouldn’t care who I was. But you persevered, hung in there, giving me … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #127: Nursery Rhyme Rifts 06.07.17 – Muffet

image: jo dover, fineartamerica.com The assignment this week: take a nursery/Mother Goose rhyme, tongue twister or song, and give it a new spin. Modernize it, analyze it, hypo–theoreticalize it, satirize it, serialize it, fantasize it . . . then weave … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #6: “The Cave” By Mumford & Sons #musicchallenge #amwriting #music 

There were days I wondered Did you have a heart? Days when the torment Just never stopped. We’d go somewhere Potential to be good You’d find issue in a word Pull me aside, in front of family Berate me as … Continue reading

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Twittering Tales #7 – 6 December 2016 – Dilemma

He came to the difficult part. His abuse. His children knew nothing. Should he omit it? Pretend it never happened. Bury it forever? Dilemma. (140 characters) Written for: https://kmmyrman.wordpress.com/2016/12/06/twittering-tales-7-6-december-2016/

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FFfAW Challenge – Week of November 29, 2016 – My Sister

Image: thanks to Louise at ‘The Storyteller’s Abode”. My sister was a snob there was no two ways about it. She looked down her nose at everyone. It was mother’s fault. As my sister’s role model, a haughtier woman, you’d … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Secrets #writephoto

No one knew what went on or why it did at 83 Dell Street. It was years before the secrets came out. In a darkened room, curtains drawn, anything was possible. Monsters could roam free; terror was a way of … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #15: Freedom

Image: Ilya Repin The priest had woken her just before dawn urging her to be ready. It was the day, the day they made their escape into freedom. For months she had languished in the basement hiding for fear of … Continue reading

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