Archive | June 2012

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Five Sentence Fiction — Lost

Tuesday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Lost. Here is my offering: He stood at the door blinking. […]

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Ideas R Us

“So, where do you get your ideas,” is a question that gets lobbed at many writers or creatives.  I order mine online. It’s much easier than driving over to the idea market, plus if I order more than $25 worth I get free shipping. I do feel guilty about the excessive packaging, though. Ideas are […]

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Tag! You’re it…

photo: Thinkstock I had a thought a while back about working up an interactive writing exercise that might be fun. My idea is to build a collaborative story one sentence at a time—a writers’ game of tag or a literary relay race. I’m sure there must be some sort of children’s game that exists along […]

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Five Sentence Fiction — Orange

Tuesday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Orange.  Here is my orffering: “Assholes,” Eric mutter from the top […]

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Something Old, Something New…

It has been a while since I last posted some poetry.  I don’t think of it as my strength and so I push myself to try new things. There are many different forms of poetry: the sonnet, the limerick, and haiku are some. I am not an expert. There are all sorts of meters—iambic pentameter […]

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