This story was inspired by a beautiful young woman who battles her demons every day. When I was a girl, my grandmother gifted me with an antique mirror. It belonged to a set, a pretty, gilded looking glass that should have been a prized possession. Instead, it became a curse, the object of my obsessive … Continue reading Mirror to the Soul
The exercise is based on a version of the 7x7x7 writing game. This time, I’ve incorporated seven words beginning with C, each with seven letters, and selected using a random word generator. I tried to keep to the 700 word count, but went over by 86. The story is a continuation from last week. It … Continue reading Alphabet Spaghetti – A Word Game
This time, the story (based on a version of the 7x7x7 exercise) incorporates seven words beginning with B. They each have seven letters, but I broke the rules a little this week. I went over my 700 word limit by 27. It’s also based on a character from the Collective series, and I will be … Continue reading Alphabetti Spaghetti – Word Game
I hadn't intended to post anything today, but after reading a beautiful poem written by the Lonely Author, inspiration struck and I couldn't get the emerging story out of my head. It followed me around until I had to pull out my trusty pad and get it down on paper. It's a short one for … Continue reading Taste of home
Okay, let's tackle the time machine first, which is actually a reference to a new programme I've been binge watching - Timeless. This isn't specifically a review post, but it is a pretty cool show. Once I got over the 'oh my god, that's Luka from ER' and concentrated on the action, I discovered a … Continue reading Time machines, comfort food, and the Salem Witch Trials
After reflecting on my A to Z challenge (I know, I know, I was supposed to provide evidence of those reflections…say in a post for example!). Ahem…anyway… It occurred to me that I need to work on my writing muscles, since my exercise regime is somewhat lax at the moment (okay, fine…I’m not great … Continue reading Alphabetti Spaghetti – A pasta free word game!