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JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR NOVEMBER 2018

Today’s prompt is:  What will you be doing Thanksgiving day?    My first thought was when exactly is it? Since it is not a holiday we celebrate in the land down under I was feeling somewhat disadvantaged by the is … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS

Today is August 3rd and thirty-five years ago today my mother passed away. I remember the day so clearly. Though it was more evening, as I was about to go out and play in a squash tournament. My sister rang … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS – Writer’s Block

Today’s prompt is:  Tell me about your cure for writer’s block. I think I’ve found a method for dealing writer’s block when it comes my way. STOP. I find when confronted with a writing prompt, and there is nothing happening … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS

Today’s prompt is:  Tell me a tale about a defining moment in your life.   On third August 1983, I was preparing for my weekly squash game when the phone rang. It was my sister ringing to tell me my … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS

Today’s prompt is:  What are your top two “pet peeves?” I find ignorance a pet peeve. People holding views on subjects so rigidly any attempt to argue logically with them simply falls on deaf ears. They just don’t hear you, … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS – Kitchen Fire

Today’s prompt is:  What is the most insane thing you’ve ever done in a crisis? We were preparing to cook dinner when small girl reached up to the bench, grabbed a jar of honey and dropped it. Everything stopped as … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS – Valentine’s Day

Today’s prompt is:  Your worst Valentine’s Day experience.   I’d been both married a while and working just as long. I’d learned that any celebration day was fraught with danger because my wife at the time never appreciated anything you … Continue reading

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