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Apart from Genetics

  This week’s writing prompt for the Shapeshifting 13 Challenge is the word inherit. Exactly 39 words. *** I inherited my dad’s brown eyes and dark curly hair. I’ve got my mom’s straight nose, stubby legs and haughty attitude. Where my third arm comes from, no one speculates. That subject is double-dog taboo. There’s a story […]
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Dadgum Earl

This week’s writing prompt for the Shapeshifting 13 Challenge is the image below, taken by our very own Tony Lovell. Exactly 26 words “Dadgum, Earl. Watchin’ grass grow’s funner’n this. “Looky—anothern’s crossin! Yee-haw!” “Can we go cow-tippin’ now?” “Bambi-Jo! Ain’t but our first date.” “It’s our last, too.”      

Mercury in Retrograde

This week’s writing prompts for the Mutant 750 Challenge are the image below and the word strain. verb – 1. force (a part of one’s body or oneself) to make a strenuous or unusually great effort. And/Or 2. pour (a mainly liquid substance) through a porous or perforated device or material in order to separate out any solid […]
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Claim to (de)Fame

This week’s writing prompt for the Shapeshifting 13 Challenge is the word, blacken. v. – damage or destroy (someone’s good reputation); defame. Exactly 13 words. When my ex-husband got done talking smack, my reputation stunk like blackened sewage.    

A Blue Bubba

  This week’s writing prompt for the Shapeshifting 13 writing challenge is the word blues. Definition: n. –  a song often of lamentation characterized by usually 12-bar phrases, 3-line stanzas in which the words of the second line usually repeat those of the first, and continual occurrence of blue notes in melody and harmony Exactly […]
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