Daily Prompt: Create a short story, piece of memoir, or epic poem that is 26 sentences long, in which the first sentence begins with “A” and each sentence thereafter begins with the next letter of the alphabet. Apples, oranges and chocolate, no more. Bordering on poverty, the parents figured to eat better with two than four. […]
My family has a funeral scheduled for this weekend. It will be sad. Funerals for the young are always sad. My mind reflects however not on my lost cousin but instead on my grandmother. We lost her nearly twelve years ago. Family gatherings, happy or mournful make her loss all the more acute. She was […]
Random Friday Musings Finishing projects, whether for day job or writing-related is a struggle for me. At any given time, I’ve got three or maybe five projects up in the air and will struggle to finish each and every one. Funny thing . . . finishing, especially in writing the words THE END is the […]
Writing Prompt: Finish this sentence: It was a dark and stormy night. So I drew the curtains and flipped on the lights. No point in making this night any creepier than it was already set to be.
“She recognized that this is how friendships begin: One person reveals a moment of strangeness, and the other person decides just to listen and not exploit it.” – Meg Wolitzer Tell a story in which a character reveals a moment of strangeness to another character. The child sat on the marble floor, right there in […]