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Abba-Dee, Abba-Dee, Abba-dee, That’s All Folks

I’ve had this blog up for two years and it has been a kick in the pants for the most part.  Anyone who has watched this space from the beginning will have undoubtedly noticed a decline over time and it is for that reason that I think it’s time to pack things in (sorry to […]

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Two For Tuesday # 19 — July 30 – August 5

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 time between […]

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Five Sentence Fiction — Limitless

Monday 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 Limitless. Here’s my offering: The disappointments seemed limitless having been […]

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A Place for Tuesday Writing Prompts

I am floundering around a bit these days (and doing a bit of soul-searching), and so here I go retooling my blog once again.  At the risk of losing any audience I have left, I have decided to leave the advice to those who are better equipped to dispense it. I became hooked on Five Sentence Fiction […]

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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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Five Sentence Fiction — Abandoned

Monday 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 Abandoned. Here is my offering: This was not good. His […]

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The End of a Chapter: The Last Bookstore

I’m seriously bummed.  Our local Barnes and Noble is closing at the end of this month, which is just a week away.  It is depressing to go in there now to see dismantled shelves stacked up in the back half of the store.  We have made an effort to stock up on a number of […]

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