Yes, I'm a little crazy for taking up the challenge of writing 50,000 words for a new novel this month. Yes, I know I've tried a few times before and always fallen woefully (WAY!) short of that lofty goal. Yes, yes, I know the definition of insanity! Moving on... But
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Tough day. New heels. Expensive ones. A six-word story written for Daily Post's Weekly Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction.
Daily Prompt: Progress Jeff Goins is hosting a challenge for writers: to write at least 500 words every day for the month of January. There are many reasons I love Scrivener for writing, and one is the session target. These little progress bars start red and gradually fade more and more
So, I might have overcommitted, just slightly, this month. You might not see a lot of posts from me. But hang in there, I'll be back when things slow down. I've recently joined a new online writing group site, Writer's Carnival. I love this group of writers/reviewers and there are all
“Please, Mom? I’ll do anything,” Josh pleaded. “No.” She didn’t even flinch. “Don’t ask again. I won’t repeat myself.” “But Mom…” He’d never wanted anything so bad in his life. “Okay, that’s it. Just remember: you brought this on yourself.” She pulled the duct tape out of her purse. “No,
Writing is not usually a team sport. It lends itself to the solitary lifestyle. Some days, I don't even change out of my pajamas, let alone shower. But this is where writing communities can be helpful. And I'm involved in a few. I'm a founding member of an online group
Warmly colored leaves soften the cold forest floor beneath me. I scour the sky for meaning, in vain. The encroachment of evergreens and branches keep secrets. I shriek for answers that will never come, and tears burn unimpeded into my ears. But no one’s listening to me, not even the trees.
My newest flash story (with one of my photos) for the 55-word Flash Contest by Austin Briggs. Go see what you think, and be sure to "like" it. Becca ;) For My Broken Heart Timeless Writing.
"Mickey Mouse? Again?" I need Tylenol. Daily Post: Write a six word story about what you think the future holds for you.