The Bully-Buster

The Bully-Buster

It's Mad About Metaphor over at the Mindlovesmisery's Menagerie! This week our metaphor is give a wide berth. Gloria awakened that morning with an erroneous smile on her face. Slowly, reality set-in as she came to accept the fact that Sunday was gone and Monday had taken its place. Monday meant school. School meant mean kids and [...]

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 [...]

Carnival

This week's Saturday Mix over at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie is Mad About Metaphor. The writing prompt is Necessity is the mother of invention. Stephanie played to win. Thus far, she'd achieved every goal, personally and professionally, that she'd set for herself. If someone had the misfortune of being in her way, well, that was their own damn [...]