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Two for Tuesday Challenge #8 — May 14 – 20

Flash fiction challenges such as Five Sentence Fiction has kept me writing and improved my craft, so I serve up some here every Tuesday. Since every one likes choices I’m providing you with two weekly writing prompts.  You can participate in either one, or double your pleasure by trying your hand at both. Submit your efforts any […]

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Food Glorious Food: From Ridiculous to Sublime

Anyone who has waded through more than just a few of my posts will have invariably stumbled across the fact that, besides writing, food is an important part of my life.  Some people eat to live, others live to eat. I am firmly intrenched in the second camp. Yes folks, its another foodie post… This […]

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A Thanksgiving Treat

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all.  I offer this appropriately themed short story as a little gift on a holiday whose centerpiece is often the food. I hope that you find it to be a tasty bit of prose. Grace Under Pressure by Andy Black The best explanation was that the grace had been too […]

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Five Sentence Fiction — Flawed

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 Flawed. Here is my offering: Everything was perfect.  A personal chef […]

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Five Sentence Fiction — Devotion

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 Devotion. Here is my offering: “Kitten heads are on the table,” […]

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What’s on Your Plate?

Let me say right up front that I am passionate about food (as well as writing) and so every so often I publish a post about food (satisfying both passions!). Fellow blogger/foodie Andrew Zahn (author of the Creatives blog) posted a piece the other day about the joys of breakfast—waffles in particular—and how people who […]

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King Jamie

This world is full of creative people.  Among other things, there are artists, musicians, writers (of course), dancers, singers, actors, composers, illustrators, and photographers. As I have mentioned in a previous post, my mother was an artist and her studio was the kitchen.  So yes, I would include chefs and cooks on my list of […]

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