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writersdigest.com prompt

writersdigest.com prompt. This is not even close to a complete story. I went all wordy on it, had to cut it short. Flash fiction didn’t work for me. But, I like the idea. I like the characters. Might use it … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – terribleminds.com prompt

I may have failed at this prompt, but I like the story so I’m keeping it. I was supposed to mix two genres – dieselpunk and superhero – but I’m not well versed in dieselpunk, and my superheroes usually end … Continue reading

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Song Title – terribleminds.com prompt

Writing prompt from terribleminds.com Cherry Pie His eighteenth wife, and I’m exhausted. My hands raw from picking cherries – always cherries – heart raw from loving my daughter too much. My girl, who’ll some day marry a man with more … Continue reading

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The Fortune – Writersdigest.com prompt

“I know, Jillian, goddamn it, I know.” “It was making that clickity-clockity sound all week and I said you needed to take her in, didn’t it? I told you we’d end up broke down on the frontage, and look what’s … Continue reading

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Someone Else is Living Here – Writersdigest.com prompt

There they are again, the children, spreading that powder  over the house, those little brats. It’s forensics, Auntie June , they say in their baby bird voices, cheep-cheeping into the air then puffing out powder over all the clean furnitures … Continue reading

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The Reaction – Writersdigest.com Prompt

I lit a joint on the bunsen burner, took a drag. “Don’t do that in here,” Carol said, then reached across the lab table and took the joint from me. She pulled a drag, choked, then bent into a coughing … Continue reading

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