This week’s word prompts at the Shapeshifting 13 Writing Challenge are olive and mirror. Check out Grammar Ghoul Press & see what else is cookin’!


She’d been waiting for two hours and four dirty martinis.

Forget the cocktail spear; Lizette fished the olive out with her fingers.

She was skillfully extracting its pimiento when their eyes met in the reflection of the back-bar mirror.

She held his gaze:

teasing, taunting,

and watching him regret