This week’s writing prompt at 3LineTales is the image below by Davide Cantelli via Unsplash. There’s nothing like the musty, crisp fragrance of a library! The wafting aroma as I fan the pages of an old book is almost aphrodisiacal. Alas, they don’t taste as good as they smell. Xylophagia
Today is Tale Weaver at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie. Our task is to describe a Fairy Land. The fog in the forest was sad shade of opaque gray. It seemed to try to lift, but its own density was too much. The thick fog made it difficult to breathe, as if a damp towel had been flung […]
Today at MindLovesMisery’s Menagerie, we have Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille. The prompt is the image below by Alexander Nickolsky/Siberian Times. Shamans call upon Siberian Ancestors — Bang the drums harder. Shapeshifting into reindeer brings swiftness, insights. Shamans play with fire.
It’s Wordle-day at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie! We are to create a story using at least ten of the words below: Rub Psyche Vitiate – spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of: development programmes have been vitiated by the rise in population. • destroy or impair the legal validity of: the insurance is vitiated because of foolish acts on the part of the tenant. Rose Receive Occurrence Persuade […]
It’s the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie. Today we are tasked with creating a Trois-par-Huit. Trois-par-Huit (Three-by-Eight or Octa-Tri for short), a poem containing three stanzas of 3, 3 and 2 lines OR 3, 2 and 3 lines: 8 lines total with a syllable count of 3, 6, 9, 12, 12, 9, 6, […]
Hi Everyone! I’ve received my first review of “Humannequin & Other Writings.” Doesn’t it make you want to find out what goes on in the transforming room? And who is/was Ken and what was the municipal emergency? By the way, for the next few days you can get a free digital copy of Humannequin from […]
Today at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie is Tale Weaver, for which we are to write about a phobia — real or imagined. ** “I just love Italian food!” Shelley feigned enthusiasm as she wound and unwound her long black hair around her fingers. “This menu is amazing…” “Get whatever you want,” Eddie shrugged. “Looks like you could use […]
Today at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie we’re doing Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille. The prompt is “vague perfume of autumn.” The earthy perfume crisp autumn leaves flutter, there’s a chill in the air
Speak truth to power: rebellion sparks changes of socks and underwear.