Write a story 100 words or less based on the photo prompt. Not so easy as you think. I am hoping it will hone my literary fiction skills, which are poor at best. So here is my first contribution. He seemed so kind. Like he was the one. The rose, a spontaneous gift, accompanied by… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers in 100 Words
Maybe I’m addicted to writing. If so, there are no adverse effects that I have found. The barrier to entry is low. The cost is trivial. The benefits of writing are enormous.
We are all imperfect. Photo by Brett Jordan on Pexels.com I note that some in society acknowledge this way less than others. Complete perfection is impossible, unnatural, yet many continue to strive for it. Whole industries support the desire for perfection. In whose eyes? Could it not be a natural and normal state for us… Continue reading Trial and Error is a Gift
Opposites - Opposing; the antithesis of another. On a writing assignment yesterday, I met a father and daughter who were extreme opposites. The father, a rough diamond, raw, with unkempt greying hair, various tattoos and sometimes the language to go with it. Unsophisticated, one might say, but true to who he was. A muso by… Continue reading The Yin and Yang Opposites SOCS
"Are you ready yet?" My other half, aka the 'Moth,' called out - anxious to leave for another shopping expedition. Meanwhile, I tapped away on the keyboard writing yet another blog post. "I won't be long," I distractedly shouted back down the hall. But time then slowed for me; I was engrossed in getting my… Continue reading Are You Ready Yet? How We Shop
My daughter wants me to write her a letter. Not just an ordinary letter. She wants me to write a, 'death' letter. Yes, a 'death' letter. I assure you this is not a Halloween gimmick. My dear daughter has requested that I write a letter specifically addressed to her that she might read, after we… Continue reading An Unusual Request