Day #27 Word Prompt – Spark

The middle of the week is here and I’ve spent the beginning of the week cleaning out old storage boxes. Yes, when I have a deadline or have a book to write my house gets clean like any other writer. Right now, it looks more like a disaster but dusting off the inside of boxesContinue reading “Day #27 Word Prompt – Spark”

Day #26 Word Prompt – Connect

The last week of Preptober and Inktober is coming to an end. Are all of your stories ready for NaNoWriMo? I feel like I’m cramming for a college final. I ask myself the same question over and over – where am I going with this story? The other part of my brain is negotiating withContinue reading “Day #26 Word Prompt – Connect”

Things That Go Splat!

The week of Halloween is here! I have my fake flickering orange and black candelabras going next to my creepy black tree and haunted house. My mind is on vampire and werewolf stories. My mini brains in a jar and Frankenstein minions are on the shelf waiting for homes. Did you get in your partiesContinue reading “Things That Go Splat!”

Girl’s Roadtrip!

My weekend started with an rise to frosted windshields and white tipped lawns as I hugged my husband and climbed into my Uber. My eyes were half open but I let out a relaxing sigh because a weekend out of town finally arrived! It’s time for a Girl’s Weekend and Roadtrip to Chicago, Illinois! That’sContinue reading “Girl’s Roadtrip!”

Day #22 Open

I looked at the list today, and my immediate thought was how boring.  I don’t know why I had that thought but the word prompt of the day is – Open.  I guess my brain finds opening boring.  I would never tell this to those writing queries but it feels like the kind of homeworkContinue reading “Day #22 Open”

Day #21 Fuzzy

Embrace the Fuzz!  Yes, Thursday is all about the Fuzz.  Someone decided to put the word prompt, Fuzzy on the list for October.  It’s our job to turn catlike when we look at a ball of yarn or someone’s favorite sweater.  What kind of monsters love the Fuzz?  Dryers.  So, pretend you left a delicateContinue reading “Day #21 Fuzzy”

Day #20 Sprout

Day #20 is here!  How quickly time flies when your in a challenge.  The word of the day is Sprout.  I think today’s word is a bit of fun because it can be an usual name, something that pops out of the ground, gives crunch to a sandwich, or makes you think of the JollyContinue reading “Day #20 Sprout”

Day #19 Loopy Day

LuAnn pushed the loop closed at the back of her ear, and listened for the quiet click of earring.  Her eyes went to mirror and then the empty spot next to her.  Sal always pulled these out of her jewelry box when he was going to take her out for the evening.  Not just anyContinue reading “Day #19 Loopy Day”

The Weekend

Today’s word goes along with the beginning if the weekend. In my mind, I picture everyone rushing to and from work with extra speed today because Friday is finally here. I’m even a little faster to get into the things I’ve been waiting to do all week. Maybe other people need a helmet when IContinue reading “The Weekend”

The Leaves Are Falling

It’s the middle fo the week and I woke up in the dark this morning. Did my eyes open at the right time? Driving my husband to work there was only a hint of pink in the sky this morning and my body has gone into hibernation mode. The sluggish feeling of winter has takenContinue reading “The Leaves Are Falling”

Wednesday #13 Roof

The rough, tongues lay quietly underneath my flannel pajamas as I listened to the first birds beginning to wake from from their sleep.  Slowly, the light touches my bare toes and I feel the slow creep of warmth over my body.  A warm blanket.  Silence in the city.  No one else is awake, not evenContinue reading “Wednesday #13 Roof”

Tuesday #12 Stuck

I think today’s prompt word belongs to Pooh! The moment I looked at the word for Day #12 – stuck, I immediately pictured Pooh stuck in a hole trying to get his honey. I know many of us can related to the this word because we’ve all been here during our creative process. I reallyContinue reading “Tuesday #12 Stuck”