Creative Writing

February-ending Creative Copy Challenge

February 26, 2015

How can February be almost over? Didn’t we just pop the cork on New Year’s? Some things you can count on. Time moves on And it’s always time for Creative Copy Challenge The word prompt site threw down the gauntlet in this February-ending submission. The challenge words are in bold. Creative Copy Challenge #374 The blackened hand scrabbled […]

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Creative Copy Challenge Time

February 20, 2015

Yep, it’s that time again. A leap into Creative Copy Challenge, the word prompt site, and this week’s set of words. I love how I never know where the words will lead me. This was short and maybe not so sweet. But certainly had my murmuring, “Hmm…” The challenge words are in bold. Creative Copy […]

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Creative Copy Challenge – Two for One

February 11, 2015

Two for one – posts, that is. For this week anyway. The following is my latest entry for the word prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge. The challenge words are in bold. Creative Copy Challenge #372 Lamplight shadows stood guard over a deserted path. Fog wound its damp fingers around buildings darkened for the night ahead. […]

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Creative Copy Challenge Meditation

February 3, 2015

Creative Copy Challenge is like meditation in the middle of a stressful day. It is a deep breath reminding us how simple, yet complex life is. I always write my submission first before reading any of the others written by this wonderful community of online friends. I started that habit because I didn’t want to […]

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Return to Creative Copy Challenge

January 29, 2015

My return to Creative Copy Challenge is like seeing an old friend. I have not visited the word prompt site since before my last 3-Day Walk for the Cure. The end of 2014 was a bit crazy (in a good way) with the amount of business I had. I’m just beginning to come up for […]

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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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