Day 6: Ship Sneak

Today's prompt comes from the lovely L, over at Sugar, Spice, and Everything Sue! check out her very entertaining blog about horrible writing in the self-published world.  Here is the prompt she gave me: 'a man is sneaking onto a ship.' I went for something a bit more light-hearted after yesterdays weirdness, hope you enjoy! …

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Day 5: Hoof Potion

Well, as I suspected, my source of prompts has fallen apart. From now on I expect I'll be getting my prompts from various friends or strangers on the internet that I'll pester. The prompt for today's story comes from my pal Squeewockle, who gave me the words 'Fatal, tranquil, swamp, potion, hoof, village' to use …

Rejections

Some news! None of it good, sadly. 'Cain's Offering' was rejected from flash fiction online, and 'Limeren't Egg' was rejected from both Clarkesworld and Lightspeed. 'Palindrome' is still waiting at Asimov's though, which could be good, as it's been there for three weeks, and my last story was rejected after only 4 days. I don't …

Day 4: Health and Fitness

Today we have another 'inspirational quote' prompt, :/ I hope our prompters aren't running out of ideas... "Write your own inspirational quote which promotes health and fitness. Then sell it to the masses, tell why everyone should live by your words." I'm going by the 'health and fitness' part, as you can see by the title. This went …

Day 3: Inspirational Quote.

The prompt for today was 'your favorite inspirational quote and what it means to you.' Well, this is a not-very-inspirational story based on a ridiculous idea I had while thinking about people being inspired by quotes...  enjoy! Richard's dark hair was tousled by the wind as he peered off the rooftop of the office building …

Day 2: Free Prompt.

Well, today's prompt is a free for all. I don't like that, so since the words used were 'free prompt,' I'm using those for my story. You can't get away with not giving me a prompt! I'll be prompted by your lack of prompt! Promptly even! Enjoy 🙂 The crowd milled and rambled in an …

Day 1: Define Blogging

It's day one of my self-inflicted blogging challenge, the prompt is 'define blogging', and here is what I whipped up! Enjoy! I sure hope I can keep this up... George's fingers remained stubbornly motionless on the keyboard. It had been two days since he decided he was going to get in on this blogging business, …