The Plan {Friday Fictioneers}

My first stab at Friday Fictioneers, I couldn’t pass up the gorgeous image provided as prompt! The Plan It was laid out before me, literally in black and white. I had not expected such skillful illustration from the child I knew, who now stood before me a man. “Please don’t be angry,” he began, “but I can’t do this alone. You are my first choice, … Continue reading The Plan {Friday Fictioneers}

The Dance {FFfAW – 61st Challenge}

For complete challenge guidelines, see the link below 🙂 The Dance They had been here before, nothing new, but it was different this time. In the air, not the adolescent excitement of being close to a new love. No. This time, they appreciated all the blood, sweat, and tears that came from having a lifelong partnership. A marriage which survived births, deaths, and many fights … Continue reading The Dance {FFfAW – 61st Challenge}

The Door {FFfAW – 60th Challenge}

For complete challenge guidelines, see the 60th week challenge link below 🙂 The Door I began to walk to the door. This was the door to change my life. My mother told me the answers were all behind the door. I couldn’t possibly believe all the answers were in one place, one time, one person. Yet here I am. Looking at the door, contemplating what … Continue reading The Door {FFfAW – 60th Challenge}

Images {FFfAW – Week of 3-22-2016}

For complete challenge guidelines, see below — as guidelines have been updated 🙂 This week’s photo prompt is provided by Uday, with the blog, Udayology.   Images I wait for the images to develop. We began this adventure over 10 years ago. To a foreign country, where we could immerse ourselves in the culture and day-to-day life, was a summer indulgence. Once we enjoyed the … Continue reading Images {FFfAW – Week of 3-22-2016}

Three Line Tales: The Space Between

This is a new feature of Sonya – @ Only 100 Words – is a writer I thoroughly enjoy following! The idea? 3 lines about the picture, no matter how long or short, but only three lines! I linked up — why not take a whirl, it could be fun for you too! {Note: Sonya’s updated tag request @ the end of this post!} (c) Sonya, 2008 – … Continue reading Three Line Tales: The Space Between

Gone {FF}

FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER: WEEK #11 – 2016 Gone Gone is the summer, the crowds, the trash Gone are the cheers, the jeers, the love Gone is the snow, the cold, the chill Gone is another season of quiet serenity ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thank you for reading this, my first Flash Fiction, submission! I’m super pumped to give it a go! I’m joining The Purposeful Practitioner … Continue reading Gone {FF}

Almost There… {FFfAW-Week of 03-08-2016}

Weekly Flash Fiction challenge – details follow 🙂 Photo Prompt: © The Storyteller’s Abode Almost There… Steps to climb, my goal reached. Pausing, I discover: I do not want the journey to end. This is this just the beginning. Following the steps of so many others, I continue down the path into territory I’ve yet to discover. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m enjoying these Flash Fiction challenges! Thanks … Continue reading Almost There… {FFfAW-Week of 03-08-2016}

Not Working – 6 Word Story – {FF}

What follows is a piece inspired by the prompt over at Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner. The key elements were the photo below, the opening sentence/phrase (optional, I chose not to utilize) and no more than 200 words.  Longing. Inescapable prison denies children childhoods. {I’ll be honest, I loved my post originally written yesterday, but this is where I am today. SO…good news bad news … Continue reading Not Working – 6 Word Story – {FF}

Three Line Tales: Books Glorious Books

This is a new feature of Sonya – @ Only 100 Words – is a writer I thoroughly enjoy following! The idea? 3 lines about the picture, no matter how long or short, but only three lines! I linked up — and take a whirl, it could be fun for you to do too! {Note: Sonya’s updated rules/especially hashtags @ the end of this post!} photo by Glen … Continue reading Three Line Tales: Books Glorious Books

Hello! {FFfAW-Week of 02-23-2016}

  Image by Ellespeth’s friend. Hello! Crisp air hitting my face, this is the way I want to start my mornings. In this gorgeous town, with nothing to do but enjoy my time here, I stand. Being here is my experience: living the dream of a fresh start, a new day. Not so long ago, I wasn’t sure I’d always be standing on this corner. … Continue reading Hello! {FFfAW-Week of 02-23-2016}