Am I a Funny Girl?

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Not so Quiet

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I wave back up to the screen door as I climb in the car. Max waves happily for a moment before turning away in search of a playmate. The car-starting routine begins; purse on passenger seat, phone in cup holder, sunglasses on. The left blinker clicks as I pull away from the curb, glancing over […]

Scary Hits Home

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A collection of (very) short stories. They’re all different kinds of scary. She sat in the quiet room, absorbed in her book. A sudden flash as her reading lamp’s light glinted off the blade. She never saw it coming, didn’t have time to scream. Bathroom door, closed. Water, running. The cat, not in the room. […]

Lunch

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The bread was just squishy sandwich bread, probably purchased at the day old bread store. Transformed by heat and a thin layer of mayonaisse, perfectly golden brown and steaming, I could see the unnaturally yellow cheese oozing out from between the layers of toasted bread. The first bite unleashed a string of cheese that led […]

The Tower

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The prompt: This week’s assignment will require the fewest number of words ever: we want you to write a story – your choice of topic – as a tweet. (140 characters total) She came around the corner and into the sunlight. It stood before her, finally, in all its splendor. Gasping, she let the tears […]

Why Mel Loves Shoes

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This was written for The Red Dress Club, a virtual writer’s society. Concrit is always welcomed and appreciated! One of my favorite parts of summer is THE SHOES. So for your prompt this week I’d like you to write about your character (or yourself) and a pair of his or her shoes. Word limit: 650 […]

Life, or Lack Thereof

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This was written for The Red Dress Club, a virtual writer’s society. Concrit is always welcomed and appreciated! Flash Fiction can be fun and a real challenge. This week focus on the words and the strength of each to contribute to your story. Write a 300 word piece using the following word for inspiration: LIFE.Word […]

The Toy Box

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This was written for The Red Dress Club, a virtual writer’s society. This is a work of fiction. Concrit is always welcomed and appreciated! Write a short piece – 600 words max – that begins with the words, “This was absolutely the last time” and ends with “She was wrong.” Word limit: 600 My count: […]

Bingo!

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This was written for The Red Dress Club‘s memoir writing project, Remembe(red). Concrit is always welcome, and thanks for taking the time! This week, we want you to recall the games you played when you were young. Did you love Monopoly, Yahtzee, or Uno? Or did you prefer backgammon, Trouble, or Scrabble?Word limit: 600 My […]

10 Years, 3 Months, 21 Days

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This was written for The Red Dress Club‘s memoir writing project, Remembe(red). I really appreciate comments and feedback. Concrit is always welcome, and thanks for taking the time! Write about the first (or second) memory that comes to mind when you see this: Word limit: 600 My count: 545 I will always be an ex-smoker. […]

That Green Grass

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This was written for The Red Dress Club, a virtual writer’s society. Concrit is always welcomed and appreciated! Aaah…jealousy. We all have it. We all feel it. And now we’d like you to write about it. We’ll leave it open: you can write about something or someone you envy, or a time when your jealousy […]