(A flash fiction piece prompted by carrot ranch. The theme for this prompt is solstice, and I used the occasion of this summer solstice to bring up the subject of self preservation. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/06/19/june-18-flash-fiction-challenge-3/ As the wheel of the year once again reached its midpoint of light's apex and increasing darkness, humanity stood at … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Solstice
This new project is going to be a two act stage play. So far in my writing journey I've started four full length plays, completed two of them, got one of them a stage performance over Zoom that was hosted by an off Broadway theater company, and now it's time to start another. What's this … Continue reading Starting Another New Project!
(Taking part once again in another exercise of deceit. Someday I will learn that honesty is the best policy...someday. This one is from pcivguy. Subject is TV shows, hope I did all right. I've recently ended a long term writing project so I'm feeling a little down. Fibbing Friday may be just the thing to … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (6/11/21)
(Here I go again with another Fibbing Friday, this one prompted by pensitivity101. This prompt is based on one of the most dishonest businesses around, advertising. It lists old advertising slogans, and you must answer with the product or service they were pushing. I think I answered them in the same spirit of misdirection in … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (5/21/21)
The road to hell is paved with good intentions, that's why it's a highway. 😁 https://youtu.be/ikFFVfObwss
I didn't have to work last May 4th, so I decided to take the bus out to Aptos along with my bicycle. Once there I rode into The Forest of Nisene Marks, a majestic state park of second growth redwoods, meandering waterways, and plenty of hiking trails with lovely views. I rode up Aptos Creek … Continue reading Picture From Nisene Marks
Below is the link to the home page for Redwood Summer. Though it's a novel that takes place in 1990, it has themes that are relevant to today, and it takes a deeper look at a pivotal time in history that set us on the course that took us to where we are today. Historical … Continue reading Redwood Summer – A Novel (Homepage)
Here we are midway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice on the wheel of this transformative year. For this Mayday I hope that people come together like the streamers on the maypole so that we may face the challenges ahead with all our combined strength.
(Flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch. I was inspired by all the bicycle crashes I've had or seen over the years. https://carrotranch.com/2021/04/22/april-22-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ Rory tore down the hillside on his mountain bike, then hit a rut and pitched forward over the handlebars. He flew forward and headed into the ground. His hands and face scraped … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Earthing
(Finally taking part in a Fibbing Friday after a sabbatical. This one is from pensitivity101 and is centered around Shakespeare. That I'm writing this post on a Saturday means I'm off to a good start . Mendacity, thy name is Robert. 😀 Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2021/04/23/fibbing-friday-23rd-april/ 1. What is the significance of today in 1564 and … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (4/23/21)