Mind Games: Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge

It's been a while since I took part in Colleen and Ronovan's Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge. I tried to follow the theme, I had every intention of writing a mystery. But sometimes you have to go where the story takes you, and I got a kick out of the voice in my head so … Continue reading Mind Games: Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge

Completing the Cycle – Thursday Photo Prompt: Roses #writephoto

Completing the Cycle - Written for Sue's Photo Prompt. Rebecca stepped onto the front porch and froze when she saw the obstacle in her path. She knew what it meant, what they represented, and her heart began to pound. The song was next. It came at her from behind, in her own damn house, the haunting … Continue reading Completing the Cycle – Thursday Photo Prompt: Roses #writephoto

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 21 – Fresh

I have to admit, when I saw the theme for Hugh's photo challenge this week, I heard my nan's voice in my head! She used to chastise my grandfather for being 'fresh' with her. Of course he did it on purpose, and teased her mercilessly. Then I thought about how I could reflect the theme and, I have … Continue reading Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 21 – Fresh

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 20 – Solitude

I haven't taken part in Hugh’s photo challenge for a while, but I felt compelled to this week. Perhaps it’s because my week has been consumed with photography – my eldest daughter has three projects to complete for her photography class and she likes to involve the whole family! The theme also spoke to me. I’m … Continue reading Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 20 – Solitude

Squeaky Goodness – Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge

This is kind of a long introduction, so if you are pushed for time, and you know what the Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge is, you can jump to the good stuff below – the quote and short story! I mentioned on Saturday that I miss my friends, and it is the absolute truth. I … Continue reading Squeaky Goodness – Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge

The Sacrifice – FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #13

Ronovan's prompt this week: Word Count of 500. (SUGGESTED) Take your favorite quote from a movie and use it as inspiration for your entry this week. If you want more direction, make it the last sentence in your piece. (REQUIRED)   I've been unable to participate in Ronovan's challenge for the last few weeks, and … Continue reading The Sacrifice – FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #13

Feverish Part 3: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #9

This week, Ronovan challenged us to write a story based on the following sentence: Ticks and tocks of essential time, sink the spirits lower than wine. To find out more about Ronovan's challenge click here. I'm cutting it fine this week, and I have good news and bad news. The good is that I finally … Continue reading Feverish Part 3: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #9

Feverish Part 2: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #8

This week, Ronovan challenged us to write a story based on an image (below). To find out more, click here. I mentioned last week that my story, Feverish, would be a two part tale, and that I would incorporate the new prompt. I did manage to weave in the tree, but I couldn't complete the … Continue reading Feverish Part 2: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #8

Feverish: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #7

This week, Ronovan challenged us to write a story incorporating a minimum of three words from the following list: dog, cat, toy, fever, ski, fluffy, machete, purple drink. We were also encouraged to write a humour piece. To find out more, click here. To keep the word count down, I decided to write a two-part … Continue reading Feverish: Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes #7

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Dickens and Hope

It’s been a while since I took part in Writer’s Quote Wednesday. This month, to celebrate the festive season, the focus is on Christmas and other religious festivals which occur during December. Over at Silver Threading it’s a Hanukah theme. My quotes this week relate to the spirit of Christmas, rather than the tradition itself. … Continue reading Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Dickens and Hope