Category Archives: Writing Challenge

Blowing It

Today’s writing prompt at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie is the metaphor, “blowing one’s own horn.” Derek was an average kid. He made Bs and Cs in school, maybe an occasional A if he was lucky. His parents, however, claimed he was a ‘gifted child.’ They fawned over him mercilessly. If he failed, it was someone else’s fault […]
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Jackie’s Paper

This week’s prompt at 3LineTales is the image below by Clem Onojeghuo via Unsplash. Every evening the man would stop at Jackie’s Papers & Books and flip through the books and magazines. He would spend at least an hour looking at the intriguing titles and colorful covers, as if trying to decide which one to purchase. The […]
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Wild at Heart

This week’s prompt at #Three Line Tales is the image below by by Nick Fewings via Unsplash. My heart is a free spirit—wild like the wind. It runs with a rough crowd and has no street smarts. It can’t help but get broken no matter how hard I try to keep it safe.      

Now Here

It’s the Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge! This week our mission is to write a poem using the word ‘somewhere’ at last twice. Without the one you love somewhere equals nowhere. Anywhere beats somewhere when you’re Nowhere.  

This Tree

Today at Crimson’s Creative Challenge, the writing prompt is the image below.   See? There it is. The very same tree in which you carved our initials all those years ago. You can still see them if you know where to look, which of course I do. At the time, I thought it was a […]
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