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Why? (Flash Fiction)

High fives and hugs to PJ and for presenting us with this writing challenge and photo, respectively. If you don’t know, I usually scamper around the 75-175 word limit. Today is no different (lol). I hope you enjoy the story below. Click on the link to check out other entries and more details about this challenge. This is […]

Self Therapy (One Word Photo Challenge)

In response to Jennifer Nichole Well’s One Word Photo Challenge (Eigengrau). Click on the link to check out other creative and inspiring entries. I promise you’ll be amazed. I’m not a photographer, but I had a lot of fun creating images of my self therapy.

Izzy May I: The Write Word Count

Word Count: Some writers obsess over it, while others couldn’t care less. Either way, if you’re seeking publication, there will come a time when you’re asked for the estimated word count of your manuscript. Is 50,000 not enough? Is 115,000 tipping the scale? Most agents, editors, authors, and fellow bloggers agree that…


Last week, I had a great time merging my Thursday feature with the Occupy Daily Prompt — so I’m doing it again! (Click on this lovely link to check out other entries). ~*~ That moment when you have the courage to speak up and when others have the courage to listen.

Living Easy with Eyes Wide Shut (Flash Fiction)

I detoured from my dark Hansel & Gretel tale for this week’s Flash Fiction challenge (75 – 175 words). Hope you enjoy! ~*~ ~*~ A big round of applause for Priceless Joy and Dawn M. Miller for presenting this challenge and photo, respectively.

A Hearty Haiku

I’m combining Jennifer Nichole Well’s One Word Photo Challenge (Copper) with Curtis Bausse’s Pic ‘n’ Post Challenge and the Daily Prompt (“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”). Check out their amazing posts for more details!

This Wasn’t Planned, But Such Is Life Sometimes

Be Still

Day 5: Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge

Evvi stared at her brother’s body down below. Laughter rippled through her. Why was he lying there like that? Legs weren’t supposed to bend that way. Her vision blurred.

Day 4: Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge

~*~ I’m combining this challenge with the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by the lovely Rochelle-Wisoff-Fields! ~*~ They put her up so high That she could hardly see The conspiracy rising against her Now she’s falling Through the sky And taking everyone Down with her ~*~ The hospital room door creaked open. Evvi held her breath […]