Tag: writing prompt

  • Flash Fiction – Improvising Lessons

    Flash Fiction – Improvising Lessons

    Six Sentence Story: Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.Use the current week’s prompt word.Return here, link your post Wednesday night through Saturday late…Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers 😀 PROMPT WORD:  IMPROVISE Improvising Lessons I spent my weekend making elaborate plans for my lesson plans with Google Slides, online […]

  • Flash Fiction – Hen Do

    Flash Fiction – Hen Do

    May 6, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about party hens. Who are these chickens and why do they party? Go where the prompt leads! Hen Do Roberta already had one too many by this point, but that’s what happens at a bachelorette party. All of her friends were […]

  • Flash Fiction – A Child In Mama’s Eyes

    Flash Fiction – A Child In Mama’s Eyes

    Mama had spent every penny she had to make me that dress. I didn’t have the heart to tell her that I wasn’t a little girl anymore who wanted to wear rainbow dresses, but a full grown woman who would rather wear a t-shirt and jeans. She didn’t even have any source of income anymore, […]

  • Short Story – The Perfect Plan

    Short Story – The Perfect Plan

    I decided to try the #BlogBattle. I took a short story that I wrote a while ago and changed it to fit the theme.   The Perfect Plan Mickey was the kind of guy who would do anything for the thrill and adrenaline. So, when Larry came to him with his plan, he knew right […]

  • Flash Fiction: Never Trust a Used Car Salesman

    Flash Fiction: Never Trust a Used Car Salesman

    Prompt 6: Setting: In a Mailbox Character: Used Car Salesman Object: Yellow Highlighter Time: Winter Never Trust a Used Car Salesman Joe now worked in a giant mailbox that was the mailroom. The last thing he had to do for the day was put fliers in each box. “Ya know, I used to be a […]

  • Flash Fiction: Last Meal

    Flash Fiction: Last Meal

    Prompt 5: Setting: Estonia Character: Autoworker Object: Bacon and Eggs Weather: Rainy Last Meal After tightening the last carburetor screw, Tony was officially done for the day. Just two hours past schedule. The rain pounded against the windshield as he drove. He knew that Estonia’s Diner would still be open at this hour. He got […]

  • Flash Fiction: Getting Rusty

    Flash Fiction: Getting Rusty

    Prompt 4: Setting: On a Fishing Boat Character: A Bull Rider Object: A Rusty Nail Mood: Interested Getting Rusty Rusty leaned against the boat contemplating whether it was time to retire. His body was starting to take longer to heal from each fall. Even though fishing was not his idea of fun, he still found […]

  • Flash Fiction: Flushing Away Your Dreams

    Flash Fiction: Flushing Away Your Dreams

    I am inspired to try some of the daily writing prompts that other writers are using. Here is the first of hopefully many. My new favorite type of writing is flash fiction that is only 99 words. So, I will be challenging myself to write only 99 words for each prompt. Setting: In the Woods […]

  • Narrative Essay – Kindness is Contagious

    Narrative Essay – Kindness is Contagious

    When I was teaching 6th grade English, I had to spend the year focusing on teaching how to write a  good narrative essay. With every writing prompt, I would write the essay alongside them.