(Had to take part in the Carrot Ranch prompt because optimism is so rife with options on how to tackle the theme. Optimism is a hope bordering on blind faith in the face of the hopeless gloom of reality. Optimism can be a force for uplift but too much can make you not see dangers … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Optimism
(Been a while since I wrote a 99 word piece of flash fiction prompted by Carrot Ranch but the subject of this one really caught my attention. As a Californian I'm well aware of the importance of water and all its surrounding controversies. Between increasing drought and the continuous rerouting of water into deserts to … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: For The Water
Happy New Year! And may 2020 be an improvement over 2019.
This is a prompt from pensitivity101, 10 questions that have to be answered untruthfully. Go to the link below to see the prompt, and join in if you feel so inspired, or if you're just really good at lying. https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2019/10/25/fibbing-friday-25th-october/ The questions, and answers: 1. What makes squash? Mommy and daddy squash 2. How would … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (10/25/19)
Don't forget to vote if you haven't already. Voter registration and early voting are setting records for the 2018 midterm, so come join the party!
https://carrotranch.com/2018/01/19/january-18-flash-fiction-challenge/ Cpl. Wildey led his squad through a clearing and into a wooded thicket toward enemy lines on a reconnaissance mission to ascertain troop locations. The trail they were on approached an enemy headquarters in the distance. Cpl. Wildey thought he saw movement ahead, so he ordered his troops to sneak up by crawling through … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Boots
(I have not written a poem in years, but I used to write poems back in the '90s and read them at poetry slams and open readings. My poetry is different than my prose and dramatic writings because once I write a poem I do not rewrite it, making my poetry, though imperfect, as close … Continue reading A Silent Wound: A Poem
My last episode of Pacific Television Theater which was supposed to live broadcast last Saturday night was not able to broadcast due to technical difficulties. The person in charge of programming at CTV Santa Cruz was not made aware that my show is live. However the show was performed and recorded, so once I edit … Continue reading Last Show Did Not Live Broadcast
The next episode of my show Pacific Television Theater is currently in rehearsal and will be performed and live broadcast on Saturday October 8! Go to the Pacific Television Theater page for more info. https://robertkirkendall.com/pacific-television-theater/