NaBloPoMo, Day 2

Day 2 of NaBloPoMo and 30 Days / 30 Stories / 30 Words. I hope you enjoy. And as always constructive criticism is always welcome.

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“Mom, I can’t.” Clayton said.

“Do it or you’ll share the same hole.”

Ear-to-ear like she taught him and he did many times before.

“Good boy. That wasn’t so hard.”

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You can also find me participating in NaBloPoMo at the following.

20/20 Hines Sight

Forbidden Books

The Broken Spine

NaBloPoMo Day 1: Lanie

Here is the first of 30 Days / 30 Stories / 30 Words. I hope you enjoy. And as always constructive criticism is always welcome.

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He called just as Lanie fell asleep.

“It’s time,” he said.

Lanie hung up, pressed a button, and in an instant it was over. Not a trace she ever existed.

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NaBloPoMo – 30 Days / 30 Stories / 30 Words

30 Word StoriesIt’s that time again. On Saturday, November 1st NaBloPoMo and NaNoWriMo begins and I’m joining in. Actually, I’ll be doing NaBloPoMo.

This year I’m do NoBloPoMo across my blogs. Four to be exact. That’s a lot, but I’m pretty sure I can do it. The posts are written and ready to be posted for all except this one.

I’m writing 30 – 30 word stories.

I hope you’ll stop by often to read them and give some honest feedback.

If you’d like to stop by my other blogs and spread some encouragement feel free.

20/20 Hines Sight — 30 Things I’m Happy / Grateful For

Forbidden Books — 30 Banned / Challenged Books I Want to Read

The Broken Spine — 30 Books on my TBR list

Last, but not least, you may have noticed the bug-eyed frog in the side bar; well I created a Link Up for those who want a little extra NaBloPoMo Love. If you’re participating in NaBloPoMo link up for a little extra love and encouragement and a chance to build your community. Even if you’re not link up anyway. After all who doesn’t need a little extra love, right?

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NaBloPoMo Blogroll

Originally posted on 20/20 Hines Sight:

On Saturday, November 1st NaBloPoMo starts and I’m going to take part. Actually, I’m being super ambitious and doing it across all of my blogs. I already have my posts written for two of the four and currently finishing the other two. I’m determined I’m going to make it through it this year.

If you’re not familiar what NaBloPoMo is Michelle W., an editor at WordPress, has written a post about it called The NaMos are Coming! The NaMos are Coming! But the gist is you write 30 posts every day during the month of November. You may be thinking, “I already write everyday, so why should I participate?”

One word:
Community

It’s a great opportunity to build on your blogging community. Make connections that maybe you never would have made before. Read blogs you may not have considered before. Even though I didn’t finish it last year, I found myself making connections I never…

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This is in response to the WordPress Daily Prompt: Ready, Set, Done. I actually cheated a little bit. The first two paragraphs were already written before I saw the prompt, but the rest of it fall into the 10 minute guideline. I did some editing, but there’s still more to do and the story isn’t anywhere finished.

Constructive criticism is always welcome.
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It was all that I we had left to remember her by. A multifunctional tool, used to swat the flies that insisted on lingering around the hut, a duster for when the dirt, dust, and sand spilled in from the hillside, and a disciplinarian stick to us children in line. That’s it. Nothing more, nothing less.

I’m the oldest. The woman of the house now and I have to take care of the little ones. Well, there not so little. William is a year younger than me, 19, but he still acts like he’s the baby or rather he still wants to be treated like the baby. And he was for most of his 19 years, until mom had Clara and Tanya. They’ll be eight in a few weeks. Continue reading