Short and Sweet

Springtime, Any Time for Creative Copy Challenge

March 24, 2015

I’m back from sunny San Diego (and I do mean sunny). I took Mom there for her 92nd birthday. Other than one day when San Diego had record-breaking heat, the trip was quite cool. So I come back to the first day of Spring and it’s time to catch up on my favorite writing prompt site, […]

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Creative Copy Challenge Time

March 10, 2015

I remember as a child singing along with the Howdy Doody song. I feel like we should create a song for the word prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge. ♫It’s C-C-C time. See how I write now. I write words with no rhyme. It’s simply C-C-C time.♫ Okay, maybe not. Instead, we’ll just jump into two of the latest challenges. The challenge […]

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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 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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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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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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Dark Fun at Creative Copy Challenge

May 15, 2013

I’m not sure what it is about Creative Copy Challenge (CCC) that brings out the dark side of my creative writing. It’s a good thing it stays there. If you don’t know, CCC is a word prompt site that helps keep the creative juices flowing. I love it. The following is my latest entry of dark fun […]

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