Monthly Archives: August 2014

Daily prompt: In whose dreams are we talking?

Daily Prompt Secret Admirers You return home to discover a huge flower bouquet waiting for you, no card attached. Who is it from — and why did they send it to you? Wrong address. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/secret-admirers/

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Publish? Forget it?

I am teetering on the brink of biting the bullet and putting my novel up on Smashwords and Amazon. But true to form, instead of doing the hard yakka involved in pushing myself over the brink – reading the volumes … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Don’t even go there.

Daily Prompt Matters of Taste When was the last time a movie, a book, or a television show left you cold despite all your friends (and/or all the critics) raving about it? What was it that made you go against … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Chance would be a fine thing…

Daily Prompt A Bookish Choice A literary-minded witch gives you a choice: with a flick of the wand, you can become either an obscure novelist whose work will be admired and studied by a select few for decades, or a … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Now that’s plain mean!

Daily Prompt New Wrinkles You wake up one day and realize you’re ten years older than you were the previous night. Beyond the initial shock, how does this development change your life plans? Gimme a break! I don’t have ten … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Is the chicken cooked?

Daily Prompt Second Opinion What are some (or one) of the things about which you usually don’t trust your own judgment, and need someone’s else’s confirmation? If you don’t trust your own judgement when you live life on your own, … Continue reading

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Share your world: Week 31

If you had your own talk show, who would your first three guests be? (guest can be dead, alive, famous or someone you just know) On a good day, when I remembered I might once have been articulate, I’d like … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Being resourceful doesn’t necessarily mean adding sugar

Daily Prompt Not Lemonade When life gives you lemons… make something else. Tell us about a time you used an object or resolved a tricky situation in an unorthodox way. The whole lemons/lemonade thing has always struck me as too … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: A pox on our priorities

Daily Prompt Sounds Right This is clearly subjective, but some words really sound like the thing they describe (personal favorites: puffin; bulbous; fidgeting). Do you have an example of such a word (or, alternatively, of a word that sounds like … Continue reading

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Weekly challenge: Discarding the black jellybeans

Writing Challenge Memoir Madness In this week’s writing challenge, mine your memory and write a memoir. Memories fall into three categories, it seems to me: the good, the bad and the ugly… You know the ones I mean: the evil, … Continue reading

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