Trick or Treat: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge 67

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are CHEER and CALL. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on how to write a haiku poem in English form. In respect of the month, my haiku this week relates to Halloween. It … Continue reading Trick or Treat: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge 67

Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #17

Welcome to my biweekly writing prompt series. The rules of the challenge are simple. Paste a link to your story in the comments or create a pingback so I can read and share your contribution. You have until the 28th of October to submit, before the next round begins. Here is the hashtag, should you wish to use it – … Continue reading Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #17

Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #16

Welcome to my biweekly writing prompt series. The rules of the challenge are simple. I’ve provided two options below, and there’s a handy link-up button at the end of the post, so you can upload your contribution and share it with others. You have until the 14th of October to submit, before the next round begins. If you … Continue reading Mel’s Midweek Writing Menagerie #16

A Life Less Ordinary (Part 2): Day 30 – A Story A Day

This is the final day of the Story A Day Challenge for September. Thanks for all your patience - there have been a lot of stories this month! I'll leave you with part two of the story I began yesterday. A story from two different perspectives - that of father and son. I hope you enjoy. A Life … Continue reading A Life Less Ordinary (Part 2): Day 30 – A Story A Day

A Life Less Ordinary (Part 1): Day 29 – A Story A Day

As there are only two days left in the Story A Day Challenge for September, I decided to finish on a two part story - told from two different perspectives. A father and son. I hope you enjoy. A Life Less Ordinary - Part One The day started ordinarily enough. The house was silent and solid … Continue reading A Life Less Ordinary (Part 1): Day 29 – A Story A Day

Raging Storm: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #64

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are TIDE and FLESH. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on how to write a haiku poem in English form. This week I'm back to relating the poem to my current WIP. Sometimes I … Continue reading Raging Storm: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #64

Wizards & Warriors Part 2: Day 28 – A Story A Day

This is part two of the story I wrote in response to the Writer’s Digest prompt (see below). It's part of the Story A Day Challenge. You’re playing a video game called Wizards & Warriors when, suddenly, lighten strikes the house, scaring you and causing you to black out. When you wake up, you’re trapped inside … Continue reading Wizards & Warriors Part 2: Day 28 – A Story A Day

Wizards & Warriors Part 1: Day 27 – A Story A Day

I'm using another Writer's Digest prompt today for the Story A Day Challenge. I had so much fun with the prompt, the story will be in two parts. You’re playing a video game called Wizards & Warriors when, suddenly, lighten strikes the house, scaring you and causing you to black out. When you wake up, you’re … Continue reading Wizards & Warriors Part 1: Day 27 – A Story A Day

Best Laid Plans: Day 26 – A Story A Day

Today, I decided to use a prompt from Writers Digest for the Story A Day challenge. Here it is: Your are going on a blind date for Valentine’s Day. In case the date is a dud, you have your best friend on standby. Your friend is to call you at 9:30 on the dot. If … Continue reading Best Laid Plans: Day 26 – A Story A Day

Witch in Training: Day 25 – A Story A Day

Today, I decided to use a prompt from Writers Digest for the Story A Day challenge. Here it is: You wake up one morning and find that you aren’t in your bed; you aren’t even in your room. You’re in the middle of a giant maze. A sign is hanging from the ivy: “You have … Continue reading Witch in Training: Day 25 – A Story A Day