NaBloPoMo Day 2- Sunday Dinner

Mandy loved Sunday’s. That’s the day the family got together. This was the one day in which traditional gender roles were accepted. The women in the kitchen and the men in the living room. The house was full of love,  laughter and stories. Mandy’s grandmother was the best storyteller. Every Sunday she would tell the story of how she and Mandy’s grandfather met. Everyone knew the story by heart, but it was still funny. And every Sunday someone would inevitable Continue reading

NaBloPoMo Day 1 – It’s Over

Nifst gammelt hus -|- Eerie old house by 彡erlingsi on Flickr

Nifst gammelt hus -|- Eerie old house by 彡erlingsi on Flickr. Click on the Photo to go to Erling Sivertsen Flickr page

It was an unusually cold fall day as Jackie waited for the estate agent to arrive. She had forgotten how cold it could get here and was completely unprepared for the frigid temperature. When the agent arrived 10 minutes later, Jackie could barely feel her toes and her fingers were completely numb. She hurried into the estate agent’s car and took control of the thermostat, turning it all the way up.

“Shall we go to the house or the hotel first?

“The house,” Jackie said shivering and rubbing her hands together. “Let’s get it over with.”

When they pulled up to the house Continue reading

NaBloPoMo 2015 – 30 Days of Flashing

It’s time for National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) 2015 and I’m taking up the challenge.

Each day during the month of November I’ll post a piece of flash fiction. Each piece will be no longer 1000 words, and throughout the challenge I’ll probably challenge myself Continue reading

Day 6: Father and Son

Day 6 of the 15 Day Writing Challenge:
Write a story that contains the following words: mask, armor, and steal

Mark put on his mask as they were pulling into the Quick Mart. He checked one more time to make sure the gun was loaded.

“What are you doin’?” Justin asked. “I thought I told you no guns. This guy’ll hand over his mother in order to save his own hide.”

“Reassurance. In case the old man tries anythin’.”

Justin shook his and said, “Alright. I knew you was a lose cannon when I Continue reading

The Single Woman’s 30-Day Blogging Challenge

The Ink Slinger:

Here’s a fun challenge for the single ladies. Wuh uh oh uh uh oh.

Sign up and let’s put away the single lady myths.

Originally posted on 20/20 Hines Sight:

The Single Woman's 30-Day Blogging Challenge

This may not be Beyonce’s ‘Single Ladies’, but nevertheless single ladies let’s have some fun. Starting next month on September 1st, I’m going to start The Single Woman’s 30-Day Blogging Challenge. I found this challenge over at The Single Woman and thought I’d give it go.

And, I also thought it would be fun to have some other single ladies to do this with and share some words of encouragement. If you’re interested click HERE to sign up and find out more information.

If you’re not single but know of some, pass it on. Let’s have some single lady blogging fun.

I hope you’ll join me.

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Day 5: 15 Day Writing Challenge

Day 5: Your character wakes up with a key in his/her hand.  How did he/she get it?  What does it lock and unlock?

When Benny woke up he didn’t know where he was or how he got there

His hand was oddly numb and when he tried to move it he couldn’t. When he looked at he noticed a key was duct taped to it and a note pinned to his shirt. Continue reading