99 Word Prompt: Hometown

(Flash fiction piece prompted by carrot ranch, the theme of this one is hometown, which stirs up lots of memories in most people. Do still live in your hometown? Did you move away? Or maybe you're someone who moved around a lot growing up? My hometown is a big American city, but I focused on … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Hometown

99 Word Prompt: Solstice

(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

Fibbing Friday (5/21/21)

(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)

Fibbing Friday (4/23/21)

(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)

Fibbing Friday (1/22/21)

(This is my first Fibbing Friday in some time. I was busy with other projects, but it now felt like the right time to practice mendacity. This Fibbing Friday was prompted by pcguyiv and the theme appears to be British and American leaders. So much material there, but I stuck to answering the questions untruthfully … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/22/21)

99 Word Prompt: Heard It On The Radio

(Another Flash Fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch. The prompt is about something you heard on the radio. In this visual internet age, the radio doesn't have the popularity it once did, but it still retains its own particular magic. Turn on a switch, spin a dial, and you can hear music that travels across … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Heard It On The Radio

Fibbing Friday (9/4/20)

(Here I go again with more Fibbing Friday shenanigans when I should be doing something more constructive and honest, but this is too much fun. This one is prompted by pcivguy, and the theme is US history. Let's see how accomplished of a liar this history major is. Link below) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/09/04/fibbing-friday-september-4th-2020/ Who was the first … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (9/4/20)

Fibbing Friday (8/28/20)

(Once again I'm filling out another Fibbing Friday questionnaire, this one prompted by pesitivity 101. The theme covers a number of subjects, and I hope I answered them as untruthfully as I could. Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/08/28/fibbing-friday-28th-august/ 1.  What is the difference between a gooseberry and a grape? No one knows where gooseberries come from, or … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (8/28/20)

Fibbing Friday (8/21/20)

(Once again I find myself taking part in another Fibbing Friday exercise in mendacity, this one posted by pcivguy. This one has to do with Harry Potter, and admittedly I've only seen the movies so no doubt I'll answer all the questions wrong. Link below.) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/08/21/fibbing-friday-august-21st-2020/ Why did Harry Potter live with the Dursley’s when … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (8/21/20)

99 Word Prompt: First Flight

(A Carrot Ranch flash fiction challenge. For the theme of first flight I chose a bird I see around town on occasion, the peregrine falcon. For years their numbers declined largely because of the use of DDT. Since the banning of DDT and conservation efforts, the peregrine started making a comeback, of which the falcon … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: First Flight