Repeat! (a microstory)

"Did you hear that?" I whispered, my eyes drinking in the darkness surrounding the car. He stopped kissing my neck long enough to mumble a distracted "No" before returning his attention to my skin. Thump. "There it is again!" I crowed and then quickly lowered my voice, not wanting to alert whatever had made the … Continue reading Repeat! (a microstory)

Story Cubes Writing Practice: The Exam

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

The Change in My Wallet

Day 9: What’s in my wallet Happy Anniversary to me! According to WordPress, I began the TotallyTawn blog five years ago today.  My, how times change! What began as one timid post asking what the hell I was getting myself into blossomed into something so amazing that I still have trouble believing how much my life has evolved. Of … Continue reading The Change in My Wallet

Tawn’s Best Laid Plans

Day 8: Five Current Goals As you can probably tell, I generally don’t do well with goals. I can stick to a schedule if I really have to, but I’m usually a disorganized mess racing against the clock to finish my work.  I've come to the sad conclusion that I'm addicted to the adrenaline rush which, … Continue reading Tawn’s Best Laid Plans

A Little Mood Music, Please, Maestro

Day 7: My 5 Favorite Songs Happy Monday! Well, it didn’t take long for me to fall behind on this challenge. Not surprising, since this exercise is meant to help me develop my writing habit more than anything else. However, today is a new day, and a Monday at that! I love Mondays. I normally … Continue reading A Little Mood Music, Please, Maestro

Pride and Sloth… wait, what?

Day 5: My Proudest Moment What is up with these topics? Each one is harder than the last. I have had so many moments of pride that I’m positive I’ve earned a ticket on the express handbasket to Hell for committing that deadly sin alone. Which is saying a lot, since my middle name is … Continue reading Pride and Sloth… wait, what?