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

Fibbing Friday (1/17/20)

(Another entry into the Fibbing Friday derby of deception, posted by pensitivity101, today's theme: dogs.  Dogs are a paradoxical subject for lying because they are so sincere and guileless.  This makes coming up with funny answers a challenge, but if only one of my false answers is funny, then I've done my job.  Link below.) … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/17/20)

Fibbing Friday (1/3/20)

(More deception, mendacity, and straight up bamboozling for Fibbing Friday, this one prompted by pensitivity101.  I'm not sure if this questionnaire has a particular theme, but as always, I was as untruthful as my talents would allow.  Link to original post below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/01/03/first-fibbing-friday-of-2020/ It’s obvious what baked beans and baked potatoes are. But what is … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/3/20)

Fibbing Friday (12/20/19)

(Another Fibbing Friday prompted by pensitivity101, this one Christmas themed.  As always I lied with the best of my abilities while also adhering to the solemnity of the theme and the spirit of the holiday season.  I never was good at lying effectively because I have so many tells, but these Fibbing Fridays are inspiring … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (12/20/19)