Writing Prompt: Never Looking Back

It's Friday, which means it's time once again to share a little something I've written. This past week in AT, we had a writing prompt and I did something with it.  While it really lends itself to horror, I tried really hard to keep it NOT horror. I played with some suspense, a plot twist, … Continue reading Writing Prompt: Never Looking Back

Writing Prompt: Animal Kingdom

It's Friday! This week I have a fun little short story for you based off a picture I took a few days ago. Enjoy! If you'd like to play along, write up your own version of what's happening in this picture and leave it in the comments or link back from your blog. I'd love … Continue reading Writing Prompt: Animal Kingdom

Poetry: Lost at Sea

It's Friday! This is the day where I share excerpts, short stories, poetry, or other bits of my writing with you.  In my writing group, Author's Tale, we had a mini-poetry prompt, Lost at Sea, and we were challenged to write a poem based on that theme.  When we went to Chicago a few months … Continue reading Poetry: Lost at Sea

NaNoWriMo: 1 week update

Hey Everybody! One week of NaNoWriMo is over already! I've been disciplining myself to write every day, and as of yesterday, I am entirely caught up with the recommended word count in order to win NaNo, which if you don't remember, is achieving 50,000 words. I tipped over 11,000 words yesterday and these are some … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: 1 week update

Short Story: Skeleton in the Cave.

It's Friday! I have a fun short story for you based on a writing prompt from where else but Author's Tale! Enjoy!    Prompt: The year is 2038. The first astronauts have safely landed on Mars. Their first mission is to explore a cave that couldn't be explored using the automated rovers in previous years. … Continue reading Short Story: Skeleton in the Cave.

Short Story: A boy, a girl, a secret

It's Friday! Today's selection is a short story I wrote while dabbling with suspense. I was going to submit it to a writing contest, but that deadline came and went and I'm honestly not sure how to improve it to make it contest-worthy. Even so, writing it was an incredible learning experience and with the … Continue reading Short Story: A boy, a girl, a secret

Writing Prompt: All Is Not As It Seems

It's Friday, which means it's short story day, where I share a short story or bits of other writings, or what I've worked up from a writing prompt. This week is from a writing prompt in my Facebook group, Author's Tale. I played around with a few things in this one. First, I played around … Continue reading Writing Prompt: All Is Not As It Seems

Writing prompt: Not extreme, just dumb

This is the day where I share short stories, bits of things, or my writing from various prompts. This one was inspired by a writing prompt in my writing group. I've been working on character a bit, diving deeper into character building and thinking outside the box a little bit of my writing. Feel free … Continue reading Writing prompt: Not extreme, just dumb

Writing Prompt: The Perfect One

This is the day where I share short stories, bits of things, or my writing from various prompts. I played around with ulterior motives. I wasn't sure whether I wanted them to be good or to be bad, but eventually I settled on one. It may also be worth mentioning that I did precisely zero … Continue reading Writing Prompt: The Perfect One