Creative Writing

Halloween Creative Copy Style

October 30, 2014

Ah, Halloween. My favorite holiday. Why not combine Halloween with my favorite word prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge? The following is what you get. I hope you enjoy. Bu-wa-ha-ha. Halloween Creative Copy Challenge #359 The challenge words are in bold. ================ The earth gaped in silent horror as the crew began to excavate the remains. An […]

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Creative Copy Catch-up

October 10, 2014

Too much work and too little time has kept me away from my beloved writing prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge. So, it’s Creative Copy Catch-up time. The following are my latest submissions – From the most current And going backwards Definitely short – and maybe not so sweet Hey, it’s almost Halloween The challenge words are in […]

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Creative Copy for the Holiday Weekend

August 29, 2014

Okay, U.S. buddies, a little light reading for the Labor Day holiday weekend. It’s my latest submissions to my favorite writing prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge. The challenge words are in bold. Enjoy. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend. Creative Copy Challenge #350 Her significant loss of feeling went unnoticed as routine took command. Day after day, […]

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The Snarky Social Media Fan

August 5, 2014

Are social media fans different from flesh and blood? Popular author, Nora Roberts, has seen a difference. The author has a Facebook page for her Nora Roberts books and her futuristic detective series, penned under the pseudonym, J.D. Robb. Recently, the comments got rather nasty. Or so I hear as I did not see the actual comments. […]

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The Positive Pursuit

July 9, 2014

The pursuit of all things positive is strewn with obstacles. Really bad customer service Stressed-out family and friends A history of bad experiences Even the most committed Pollyanna-types buckle under the onslaught. Breathe. Just breathe. Close your eyes and listen. Peaceful Pleasure When negativity screeches its ugly sound, picture a dart toss. Pop the plaintive pause Blast […]

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Creative Copy Challenge: Again

June 25, 2014

And the obsession lives on. Thank goodness. Below is my latest submission to Creative Copy Challenge, a writing prompts site I love. The challenge words are in bold. Creative Copy Challenge #341 Jennifer watched the moisture run down the cocktail glass like a silent tear against the cheek of her soul. Depression was a physical weight she […]

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Creative Copy Challenge is Back

June 6, 2014

I’m doing cartwheels because Creative Copy Challenge is back! Creative Copy Challenge (or CCC) is a writing prompt site and the brainchild of Shane Arthur, editor extraordinaire. And all-around nice guy. This blog has CCC sprinklings throughout. The management of the site that attracts an international audience is a huge undertaking. Shane was a master […]

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Solitude of Silence

May 8, 2014

We interrupt this blog for a little creative (hopefully) writing. Solitude of Silence Seek the solitude of silence, muted  in a world of screaming sound Silence with its own sound, beneath an echoing journey of time Elusive, hidden, forgotten − wrapped in a comforting embrace Silence seeking its own time, removed from all it surrounds Do you hear it? Feel it? Will you […]

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Early Signs of Spring

April 11, 2014

I love early signs of Spring. Shoots blossoming color Trees budding life Soft breezes waving Our tulips and daffodils still struggle to flower. Although neighbors offer visual hope for ours. The early morning hours still bring close to freezing temperatures. Can you blame the flowers for wanting to stay wrapped in leaves of warmth? Outside my […]

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The Power of Words

March 20, 2014

It has been awhile since I tried my hand at creative writing. I blame it on the loss of Creative Copy Challenge. Thank you for allowing me this moment of departure. Word Power Words are powerful Words connect us Alienate Inspire Defeat us We fight them Embrace them And look to unmask them We use […]

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