Category Archives: Prose

Short-short stories, short stories, essays.

Wednesday Words

Continuing snippet inspired by Casz’s Moment of Writing Zen. Story began here, otherwise a continuation of this. “…Birds and the Sky “ ~ Jed Nolo Gala   She stopped and pretended to read a digi-note on the platform, catching sight … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words

A continuation of the snippet started last week and again, inspired by the “Moment of Writing Zen” provided by Casz. “Tiny Mop Decals” he cursed as he stood in the rain. Exposure to the elements kept him from lighting up a … Continue reading

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Story-A-Day (day late) for Friday

 The first time the marble steps filled the child’s eyes with awe was because of a svelte actor, now Mr. Smith and his inspirational attitude. The second time the steps filled the teen’s eyes with awe was in watching a speech of … Continue reading

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Friday Fast One

It’s been a while since I attempted a bit of flash fiction, but this was inspired by Denise Bartlow’s post and a phrase in Misifusa’s post. That and a certain young character wouldn’t leave me alone. More than the Moon “Daddy,” … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words…

In response to today’s Daily Prompt: Photographers, artists, poets: show us BOOKS. Books? What books? “We come from beyond, and we go from whence we came,courting the hands of time. We are bound by nothing so much as our imagination.” ~Scott … Continue reading

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Friday Fast One

Step, Missed Step, Misstepped Sometimes the first steps are the hardest. Be it a journey towards a destination, new or unknown Or retracing a path detoured, forgone. To go forward or go back – The decision made without fear of … Continue reading

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Friday Fast One – Snapshots

Today’s Friday Fast One is an invite to a challenge – The above poster was one of many finds at the Museum of Flight (the photo gallery to be added to the collection soon available now). What sort of story could … Continue reading

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Ficlet Fragment: Today

Today’s ficlet comes courtesy of the Daily Prompt: Walking down the street, you encounter a folded piece of paper on the sidewalk. You pick it up and read it and immediately, your life has changed. Describe this experience. Today Royce … Continue reading

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Toe-Tapping Tuesday

It’s toe-tapping Tuesday. Well, actually, it’s ‘Wiggle Your Toes Day,’ so I guess that could count, too. It’s official. I’ve gone and done it. While I had hoped to wait for the first day of the festival to make the … Continue reading

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Friday Fast One-Two Edition

Well, off to Portland for the Sketchbook Project! Going with two other friends who make up the “SnoBoot Sketchcats!” team – Sheri J. Kennedy and Vicky Bastedo, Here’s to hoping we may find our books on the shelf during this tour. … Continue reading

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