Cinderella Castle – Photo inspired short story

I’ve had a crazy couple of weeks, but I finally managed to carve some time to write and visit my online friends. The following story is inspired by the above photograph. It was taken by a friend, Jarno Willemarck, in the French part of Belgium (he’s not allowed to give exact location). He titled it … Continue reading Cinderella Castle – Photo inspired short story

Alphabetti Spaghetti – A pasta free word game!

  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!

Coming Home – A short story based on the Write Now prompt

    In response to the Write Now Prompt at Today's Author. (Sentence prompt highlighted in text).     It’s so hard to move on. That’s what I was thinking as I stood in the doorway of my home. The house that Jack built; my Jack. We’d been barely eighteen when we married. Everyone said … Continue reading Coming Home – A short story based on the Write Now prompt

Only by controlling it can we banish the nightmare

Occasionally I like to take part in the daily prompt, brought to us by the WordPress Daily Post. This one is entitled 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)' and I'm not exactly cheating by choosing to share with you a nightmare. For one, the prompt allows this deviation, and for another, it had a positive outcome. … Continue reading Only by controlling it can we banish the nightmare

It's the beginning of things, in a roundabout way

365 Days of Writing Prompts February 12th All about you Explain why you chose your blog's title and what it means to you. So, why Writing Room 101? Would it surprise you to know there are a multitude of reasons. To understand them, I should probably give you a little background. For those familiar with my … Continue reading It's the beginning of things, in a roundabout way

A Sweeping Glance

Daily Prompt: Those Dishes Won't do Themselves (Unfortunately) What’s the household task you most dislike doing? Why do you think that is — is it the task itself, or something more? Cleaning toilets - definitely. I don't need to analyse that too deeply to find the reason. I have an overactive imagination and it runs riot whenever … Continue reading A Sweeping Glance