In an effort to up my game and get back in the swing of things, I've decided to write an occasional micro-story from a roll of the Story Cube dice. This is one such exercise. Story Cubes: Hand or palm, Tower, Apple, Alien, Lightbulb, the letter L, Fountain, Moon, Flower She sighed and rested … Continue reading Imprisoned: A Micro Story
My daughter has a set of dice called Story Cubes, which she uses to tell us fanciful stories before bed. It didn't take long for me to see the benefit of using these dice to practice my own storytelling skills. And since this is my blog and I do what I want, I decided to … Continue reading Story Cubes Writing Practice: The Exam
It's hard for me to believe that I now have yet another year of blogging under my belt. I have made many new friends, ventured outside of my comfort zone, and learned so much that I cannot judge 2012 as anything other than a fantastic year for which I am ecstatically grateful. I have done … Continue reading 2012 Wrap Up
I am once again attempting to hone my writing skills by entering a short story contest hosted by Theresa Oliver's Short Story Page. I hope you like it! A TIME TO REAP Eilain hated her job. It was bad enough that she had to partner with that lech, Thanatos, on the occasional unusual reaping call. … Continue reading A Time to Reap – Another Writing Contest Entry
This week's writing contest entry is based on this picture: I hope you like it! 🙂 The Well of Souls The girl sat cross-legged in the dirt at her grandfather's feet. Only by absently braiding her long, jet-black hair could she manage to not wiggle in anticipation of the story he would share today from … Continue reading The Well of Souls: Another Writing Contest Entry
It amazes me how, whenever I seem to run low on inspiration, the Universe provides. This post is my entry into Theresa Oliver's writing contest based on the following image. Please check her out on Facebook and don't forget to let me know what you think of my short story. Thank you! A Mother's Love … Continue reading A Mother’s Love: Writing Contest Entry
A little more than a year ago, I timidly wandered into the Blogosphere hoping for nothing more than a creative outlet. To my surprise, I have gained so much more than that. I have no words for the depth of the gratitude I feel for the support, encouragement, and friendship I have received from so … Continue reading 2011 Wrap Up
If I've been distant these last few months, I want you to know that it's not you. It's me. I'm in love. Toni Drake and Princess Penelope Puffinstuff have captured my heart and driven me to distraction. I want to share them with you. I also want to introduce you to some new friends and … Continue reading LAUNCH!!