99 Word Prompt: I Got Life

(A flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch, the theme of this one is the three word phrase I Got Life, which has to appear somewhere in the story.  Link to the prompt is below.) https://carrotranch.com/2020/06/26/june-25-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ Father ran out of the closet holding a board game. "Hey, look what I got. Life!" "Another old people's … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: I Got Life

What Is Inspiration?

For the longest time I thought of inspiration as events from real life that made such an impression upon me that I had to write about them.  People often speak of inspiration as the result of an artistic accomplishment so remarkable that it influenced others to pursue their own artistic drives, and there are a … Continue reading What Is Inspiration?

Form 6A (Repost)

Rewrite of this short story that I first posted seven months ago. It's a story about a conflict between a longtime employee and a new hire in management. The tensions in the story may make it more timely now than when it was first posted. Hopefully I improved it. Could make a good short film … Continue reading Form 6A (Repost)

Posting Because I Haven’t Posted Lately

Hi all.  I've been so busy on other writing projects that I realized I've been neglecting my website like a delinquent parent.  The shame!  So naturally I decided to write this post so I don't fall behind in the massive clutter that is cyberspace. What has happened in my life?  Not much, just enduring the … Continue reading Posting Because I Haven’t Posted Lately

Fibbing Friday (5/1/20)

(More fun things to do during lockdown, improving how to lie.  This week's Fibbing Friday is prompted by pcguyiv, and the theme appears to be finding differences among similar things and similarities among different things.  All a bit confusing, but I attempted to come up with the best falsehoods I could in this reciprocating prompt.  … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (5/1/20)

Fibbing Friday (4/24/20)

(Once again accepting the invite to be a lying, deceiving scoundrel, courtesy of pesitivity101.  I was busy on some other projects so I wasn't going to take part, until I read the post and ideas were set off in the deceitful part of my mind.  Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/04/24/fibbing-friday-24th-april/ 1. What’s the difference between nuts and … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (4/24/20)

99 Word Prompt: Crazy

(A 99 word flash fiction prompted by Carrot Ranch, subject: crazy.  Lots of possibilities, but took my a while to find an angle into the theme of the prompt.  Not my best, but I made an effort if nothing else.  Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2020/04/17/april-16-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "I can't believe we have to live this way," Chris grumbled. "I … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Crazy

Life During COVID-19

My employer sells product to hospitals so I've still been able to work during this pandemic, which gives me an opportunity to get out of the house and traverse through my less peopled city.  It is strangely calming to see so much less activity despite the circumstances, and even though being out does increase my … Continue reading Life During COVID-19

Fibbing Friday (3/27/20)

(After missing the last few Fibbing Fridays for various reasons I'm back at it again.  This one is posted by pensitivity101.  It doesn't appear to have a theme, but I WD-40ed my rusty deceiving skills and answered the questions with all the bad faith I could muster.  Link to original post below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/03/27/fibbing-friday-27th-march-2020/ 1. What … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (3/27/20)