Greetings Weekend Writing Warriors! I have chosen something much lighter to share in this round of snippets. These are the first 10 sentences in a sci-fi short story about a down-and-out human called Daniel. (Creative editing alert, there are a lot of REALLY short sentences. Apologies to my devoted friends who got to read this series earlier this year.)
Greetings fellow Weekend Writing Warriors! This is my last snippet in my short story entitled “Birdie”.
Micro poetry inspired by nature Continue reading To Converse A While: 0029 tree sisters
Thanks a lot to Mon for nominating me for this challenge (a while back) and giving such a juicy topic for us to write about. Since this is my first attempt, I took the 5 minute option. And as hard as it is on my OCD nature… I left in the typo. Passion: Guts and glory, a dish best served hot. The drive, wthe will, the need … Continue reading Free writing Challenge Accepted
It’s Weekend Writing Warriors time again. This is my submission, although I missed the deadline. Today I offer a poem.
“Most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.” —Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Sitting at my desk, head down, the papers rustle in the wind from the open window. Distractedly, I put out one hand to hold them down, until the breeze passes, and type with one hand. Hours later the sun burns on my … Continue reading Literary Saturday Prompt #5
Originally posted on I Know I Made You Smile:
#TheRejectionLetter by #CarlD’Augostino I Know I Made You Smile View original post Continue reading “The rejection letter” by Carl D’Agostino
Originally posted on Notes from the U.K.:
Someone was recently convicted of disrupting prime minister’s question time—called PMQ by those in the know—by throwing marbles in the general direction of the MPs. (“Marble-throwing PMQs protestor gets suspended prison sentence”) No, that’s not the part that strikes me as particularly British. We’ll get to that. But before we do, I should explain that it takes… Continue reading A very British form of protest
Originally posted on My OBT:
Ryan Burke I know I’ve found something special when I am have a terrible time choosing what NOT to include in my post. This is perhaps the best example of that I have ever encountered. These are the self portraits of photographer, makeup, and visual artist Ryan Burke. I spent so much time gorging myself on his pictures last night, I’m amazed (and a little… Continue reading Drag Artist
Originally posted on Bookshelf Battle:
Nothing in my life has ever been easy. At times, I get down about that. Imagine success is a castle. For some people, the drawbridge just opens and in they go. They are welcomed with rainbows, unicorns, leprechauns, fuzzy bunny rabbits, and juggling clowns. Nice clowns, not scary ones. The ones who make you balloon animals. I’m not knocking them.… Continue reading Storming the Castle of Success