Monthly Archives: January 2015

Daily prompt: A hypothetical too far

Daily Prompt Burnt Remember this prompt, when your home was on fire and you got to save five items? That means you left a lot of stuff behind. What are the things you wish you could have taken, but had … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: And for today’s laugh-in…

Daily Prompt Burning Down the House Your home is on fire. Grab five items (assume all people and animals are safe). What did you grab? ROLL UP! ROLL UP! GET YOUR ENTRY IN THE DAILY LOTTO! YOU TOO COULD HAVE … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Monologuing on the subject of verbing

Daily Prompt Play Lexicographer Create a new word and explain its meaning and etymology. Geez, I don’t know. I have enough trouble keeping up with the words that already exist, without inventing new ones. And besides, new ones get thrown … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Embrace the ick before it embraces you

Daily Prompt Embrace the Ick Think of something that truly repulses you. Hold that thought until your skin squirms. Now, write a glowing puff piece about its amazing merits Oh the wondrous mystery of it all! I’ve just had a … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Giving the dog his heartworm tablet in the rain

Daily Prompt Free Association Write down the first words that comes to mind when we say . . . . . . home. . . . soil. . . . rain. Use those words in the title of your post. … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Admitting discretion might be the better part of valour

Daily Prompt Enough Is Enough When was the last time you were ready to throw in the proverbial towel? Did you end up letting go, or decided to fight on anyway? Well, I don’t know about this ‘throwing in the … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Aaw, really?

Daily Prompt Once Upon a Time Tell us about something that happened to you in real life last week — but write it in the style of a fairy tale. Milly had always known there were fairies at the bottom … Continue reading

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