Thought For The Day (12/9/19)

That which doesn't kill you, will cause you irreparable damage.   ©2019 Robert Kirkendall  

99 Word Prompt: Key Lime Pie

(A 99 word flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch, link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2019/12/06/december-5-flash-fiction-challenge/ "You think he'll appreciate this?" Eva asked. "Of course," Marty replied.  "Who doesn't like a good practical joke?" "Most people." "I'm sure he'll have a good laugh." Clearance walked into the room, then Marty launched a pie he had been holding aloft … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Key Lime Pie

Fibbing Friday (12/6/19)

(The latest Fibbing Friday from pesnsitivity101, a prompt in which 10 questions have to be answered untruthfully.  Since I'm naturally an honest person, this is especially challenging for me.  But I'm willing to temporarily shelve my morals in order to write this post and entertain my readers.  You're welcome.  Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2019/12/06/fibbing-friday-6th-december-2019/ 1. What makes … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (12/6/19)

99 Word Prompt: Winners

(A 99 word flash fiction piece for the Carrot Ranch flash fiction challenge.  The prompt: winning.  I didn't have winning on my mind after the way my Raiders lost last Sunday to the hated rival Chiefs in Kansas City, so I decided to approach the prompt through the route of delusion.  At least they're better … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Winners

Fibbing Friday (11/29/19)

(Another edition of Fibbing Friday, this one posted by pcguyiv, this one with the theme of Thanksgiving.  I did my best to answer the questions untruthfully.  Time will tell if I was successful.) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2019/11/29/fibbing-friday-november-29th-2019/ What happened at Plymouth Rock?   Pilgrim orgy What was the Mayflower Compact?   An old brand of small vehicle, incidentally made by … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (11/29/19)

99 Word Prompt: Romance

(A 99 word flash fiction prompt from the good people at Carrot Ranch.  The prompt: romance.  I ruminated over this post over the weekend, then decided to approach it as a choice to be made by the subject; one practical and the other romantic.) https://carrotranch.com/2019/11/21/november-21-flash-fiction-challenge/ "He isn't right for you." "Oh yes he is." "But … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Romance

Fibbing Friday (11/22/19)

Another Fibbing Friday prompt from pensitivity101, as usual 10 questions have to answered in as untruthful a way as possible.  I will do my best to be dishonest. https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2019/11/22/fibbing-friday-22nd-november-2019/ 1. Calendar Girls featured what organisation?   Kurdish Liberation Army 2. What is a limpet?   A small limp, not caused by injury but by drunkenness 3. Who … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (11/22/19)

Fibbing Friday (11/15/19)

This Fibbing Friday prompt from pcguyiv was inspired by Veteran's Day.  Link below: https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2019/11/15/fibbing-friday-november-15th-2019/ I did my best to ask the 10 questions untruthfully while respecting the solemnity of Veteran's Day. What are the halls of Montezuma?   Famous brand of throat lozenges What happened on the shores of Tripoli?   Shark attack What is a caisson?   … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (11/15/19)

Fibbing Friday (11/8/19)

A Fibbing Friday prompt from pensitivity101/fibs by di.  The object is to answer the questions in a transparently dishonest way.  Hope my answers are ridiculous.  Link below to original prompt. https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2019/11/08/fibbing-friday-8th-november-fibs-by-di/ 1. What’s a cyclops?  When your bicycle collapses underneath you after a particularly dangerous act of daredevilry 2. What’s next in this sequence? Y, … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (11/8/19)

Form 6A

(A workplace short story about a new hire in management, her effect on one of the employees, and how she uses the levers of office politics.  About 5,600 words long.) Denise was suspicious of Helen from the beginning. When Helen arrived for her first day at work, everyone was wowed her outgoing personality and just … Continue reading Form 6A