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the doctor

“Rose called for a doctor who can save us.”

“Who is this doctor and how can he save us from this?”

“He’s seen it many times. She calls him the doctor.”

Doctor Who?”

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This week’s Trifextra prompt was inspired by the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.  For this prompt we had to write 33 words and choose one word that would repeat three times.  It could only be a verb, noun , or adjective and it could not change in form.

I hope you enjoyed my little tribute.

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Terrified

This weeks Trifextra prompt is based on a quote from Katherine Paterson, author of Bridge to Terabithia. She wrote, “It’s like the smarter you are, the more things can scare you.”  We are looking for a 33-word explanation of what scares you (or your character).  We already know you’re intelligent, so, according to Paterson, you should have no shortage of potential subject matter.

I hope you enjoy!  And as usual, please make sure you stop by and read what others have written and of course you’re welcome to join in the writing fun.

This week’s Trifextra is Community judged, so make sure to take a moment to vote, too.

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She’s terrified of them.  She was never stabbed with one.  Never used one.  Never even picked one up.

Week after week I ask, “Why?”

She shrugs and says, “I’m just terrified of pens.”

Three Men and a . . .

The minxes over at Trifecta have come up with an interesting challenge.  For this challenge they have given us the 99th page of the Oxford English dictionary and have asked that we choose a word and any definition and write a story consisting of 99 words.

Here is my take on the prompt.  I hope you enjoy and please make sure to stop by and read everyone else’s stories.

This week is community judged, so make sure you vote.

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“Another Bacardi shot for my pal,” Jake said.  “It’s his last weekend as a free man.”

“Guys, I really should go,” AJ said.

“Have a little fun while you still can,” Patrick said.  “As a former confirmed bachelor, I recommend you enjoy”

“Last one,” AJ said.

“Yup.  In many ways.  Let’s go,” Patrick said slyly.

“Hotel bar means hotel room,” Jake said.

“Which means the party ain’t over,” Patrick said.

Annalese and AJ were celebrating their one year anniversary with Patrick, Jake and their wives when a woman shoves a baby at AJ.

“Here you take care of him.”

Hypnotic Eyes

 This week the folks over at Trifecta Writing Challenge have given us CHARM as our one-word prompt.
 
I hope you enjoy and please make sure to check out the other Trifectans who dared to brave this challenge.

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Stan always said there’s no woman alive that could charm him.  At least that’s what he thought, until he met Marisa.  He said he would never go skydiving. “Why should I jump out a perfectly good plane?”  At least that’s what he said until Marisa wanted to go skydiving.

“It’s her eyes. Something about her eyes.  When I look into them , I – I just can’t say no.”

“So she’s like Kaa?” I said laughing.  She’s got hypnotic eyes, huh?

Slip into silent slumber
Sail on a silver mist
Slowly and surely your senses
Will cease to resist

“Ah come on Jay,” He said giving me a shove.  “It’s not like that?”

“Wow! You’ve got it bad.”

“Yeah. I do,” he said blushing.

Word Count: 122

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CHARM (verb)

3: to control (an animal) typically by charms (as the playing of music)

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Poker Face

Today I decided to combine my A Word A Day and the Trifecta Writing Challenge.
This week the folks over at Trifecta Writing Challenge have given us CRACK as our one-word prompt and the word of the day is MORTIFY

I hope you enjoy and please make sure to check out the other Trifectans who dared to brave this challenge.
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Sarah decided to skip lacrosse practice.  As she strolled home she thought about entering the Google Science Fair Competition.  Everyone said she should, but she had more confidence in scoring a goal than her mad science skills.

She immediately sensed something was wrong when she got home. The curtains were drawn.  She heard voices, but couldn’t make out who they were.  Sarah entered cautiously and realized they were coming from upstairs.  She crept upstairs, saw her brother’s door cracked and carefully approached.  As she peered through the crack she was mortified to see her brother and her girlfriend in bed together.

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CRACK

3a : a narrow break : fissure 
  b : a narrow opening —used figuratively in phrases like fall through the cracks to describe one that has been improperly or inadvertently ignored or left out 

What I Long For

Alright today I decided to tackle two challenges in one post.  The Daily Post Prompt: Places and the Trifecta weekend challenge of writing a piece using: 1) only 33 words and 2) it had to be in first person.  So here it or rather they are.  Enjoy! 😀

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I never yearned for writing our names in the sand or skiing or camping as long as she was here.  Now she’s gone — that’s all I long for, and her at my side.

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