Category Archives: Fiction

I’ll Show Them!

Day Eighteen: Hone Your Point of View The neighborhood has seen better days, but Mrs. Pauley has lived there since before anyone can remember. She raised a family of six boys, who’ve all grown up and moved away. Since Mr. Pauley died three … Continue reading

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The Red Sweater

Day Nine: Point of View Today’s Prompt: A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to … Continue reading

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The Note

Today is day 5 of Writing 101.  The twist threw me – brief isn’t something I generally am.  Husband came up with the idea for the note. Thought I’d give it a go. Thanks for reading. Today’s Prompt: You stumble upon … Continue reading

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Miss you, Dakota.

Taking the challenge from my teen’s awesomely talented Literature/Writing teacher 5000 Words – here’s a go at expanding on the dead dog from my last post.   She came bouncing into the room, jumped on my bed and began licking … Continue reading

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The Endless Dream

My teens are taking a 5000 Words writing class.  I’ve not ever done much with fiction, but I’m always up for something new – so I thought I would give their prompt a try.  I was finally awake. My mom had come … Continue reading

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