What happened in the world on this day in the year you were born? That was what we were tasked with finding out this week, a rather overwhelming prompt, as I have been told. Even I could not narrow it down in time but did find many possible future stories (to add to my teetering... Continue Reading →
Welcome to week 25. This week's prompt requires a little research. What happened on this day in the year you were born? ("This day" being the day you write the story.) My suggestion is to look at the headlines and go from there. Like for instance, on September 10th, 1979 Cleveland began bussing students, arson... Continue Reading →
It has been a long two weeks. Crazy all that can happen within, what, twelve days. On the upside, these fantastic stories also show what is possible within the confines of 264 hours. With the world changing at the current breakneck speed, extinction is a regular occurrence, whether it be the extinction of a philosophy,... Continue Reading →
A little late this week because, well, Mondays. Yesterday was a bit more tiresome than usual due to my classes starting up again and the fact that I am from Jacksonville. It has given me a lot to think about, regarding gun rights and violence and racial disparity. I will write about it elsewhere but... Continue Reading →
This week we have three stories that play with the phrase "fly on the wall" in rather creative, unexpected ways. Two returning writers Kelli J. Gavin and Sunil Sharma, as well as first-time contributor Debjani Mukherjee, have given us readers three very distinct and yet equally enjoyable short stories this week. I hope you enjoy them... Continue Reading →
As promised, the prompt is a little early this week. Use the phrase however you like. Happy writing!
Hello and welcome to Week 22. Yellow. The color of the sun, of dandelions, of jaundice, of a nasty bruise. This week we have six stories of yellow from Kelli J. Gavin, Debbie Felio, Lesley Crigger, Sunil Sharma, Michael Sarabia, and Karen Petersen. Guaranteed to add a splash of yellow to your day. Happy reading! P.S.... Continue Reading →