Hansel and Gretel A-Z

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. […]

Gardenias

Daily Prompt:  You receive a gift that is bittersweet and makes you nostalgic. What is it? I rolled from our bed, head throbbing, throat dry.  I struggled to open an eye. Eight am.  Overslept again. The past couple days have been a real struggle.  Let me stop lying . . . at least to myself.  […]

Missing You

Daily Prompt:  Feed Your Senses Write down the first sight, sound, smell, and sensation you experienced on waking up today. Pick the one you’re most drawn to, and write.   The annoying and extremely loud 5 am klaxon of an alarm clock that I stupidly forgot to disengage the night before, yanked me from a […]

You want the world to accept you but you can’t even accept yourself.

Daily Prompt: Take a quote from your favorite movie — there’s the title of your post. Now, write! Erik Lehnsherr to Raven (X-Men First Class):  “You want the world to accept you but you can’t even accept yourself.” I have been writing for several years now.  I have two novels in progress and about a […]