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

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)

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)

99 Word Prompt: Tapping

(A 99 word flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch.  Tap has a number of meanings, and I attempted to use as many as I could without it seeming ridiculous.  Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2020/03/13/march-12-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Got anything new on tap?" "We have a brand stout, I'll pour you one."  The bartender placed a glass under the tap … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Tapping

99 Word Prompt: Open Road

(A 99 word flash fiction short story prompted by Carrot Ranch and inspired by the recent movie El Camino. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2020/02/28/february-27-flash-fiction-challenge/ "Nothing like the open road," the motorist said to himself as he looked across the earth toned desert expanse. "A chance to leave the city and clear my head." He admired the vistas … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Open Road

Fibbing Friday (1/31/20)

(More Fibbing Friday mendacity prompted by pensitivity101, the theme of this one appears to be animals and other random things.  As always, I did my best at being dishonest with the answers, and that's the truth.  Link below to original post.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/01/31/fibbing-friday-31st-january/ 1. Why did the boy remain on the burning deck?   To enjoy his … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/31/20)

Fibbing Friday (1/24/20)

(More Fibbing Friday, and this one is about cats (last one was about dogs, so equal time).  Though I'm not a good liar, cats are excellent at sneakiness and deception, which helped me write my untruthful answers.  Link to original post below.) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/01/24/fibbing-friday-january-24th-2020/ Why did ancient Egyptians worship cats?   Hypnosis Why is it said that … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/24/20)

99 Word Prompt: Protest

(A 99 word flash fiction piece prompted by CarrotRanch, and the theme of this one is protest.  Protests can be unsettling and controversial, but they're also one of the cornerstones of free speech and democracy, as well as a method of raising public awareness of important issues.  However this flash fiction piece is just silly … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Protest