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Writing Prompt #10: “No matter what you hear, no matter how badly you want to, do NOT open your eyes.”

  Today’s Writing Prompt: “No matter what you hear, no matter how badly you want to, do NOT open your eyes.” My 100 Words: The carousel had always been my favorite. I even loved this one — gothic vibe and all. “A Halloween carnival. Who knew?” I said as my boyfriend led me to a […]

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Writing Prompt #9: “The truth about love is …”

 Today’s Writing Prompt: “The truth about love is …” My 100 Words: Jordy arched his back to alleviate the slow burning that built there before he said, “the truth about love is you can never get it back once it’s gone.” Phil nodded and mimicked Jordy’s crouch. The older man squinted through the rifle’s scope […]

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Writing Prompt #8: You find a box in the attic that isn’t yours.

For this one I decided to have some fun and play around with tense. I picked present tense because it’s my least favorite to read and usually write. However, since these prompts are pretty much exercises, I thought a little challenge would do me some good. Present tense it was. There’s more ‘telling’ here than I’d […]

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Writing Prompt #7: “You know what they say. . .”

Today’s Writing Prompt: “You know what they say. . .” My 100 Words: “You know what they say. . .” Courtney said around her straw. “Yeah, yeah,” Ollie said as he stirred his own drink. “It’s always better fresh.” Courtney’s blonde locks bounced up and down. “No more of this junk,” she said. She grimaced […]

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Writing Prompt #6: I stared at the flames that had …

Today’s Prompt: I stared at the flames that had … My 100 Words: Grey flecks coated everything before another blast of wind picked them up and pushed them past us. My stomach dropped whenever a flicker of orange appeared among the ash, confirming that we were losing the fight. “What a waste,” Greg muttered as […]

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Writing Exercise – “Eddie’s Hell”

This scene came about from the WonHundred Words Wednesday bloggings. I had the idea to combine three of my characters from the prompts and put them together. This was delightful to write. I hope you have as much fun reading it as I had writing it. You might want to read the two flash fictions […]

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Writing Prompt #5: Would you like fries with that?

Today’s Prompt: “Would you like fries with that?” My 100 Words: Eddie stared at the girl on the other side of the counter as her empty gaze scanned the menu. “So, does the calorie count include the bun?” she asked, her voice accented with several ‘ums’ and ‘likes’. Dear God above. What did I do […]

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Writing Prompt #4: Today’s Horoscope: Your prized possession will end up in someone else’s hands

Today’s Prompt: Today’s Horoscope: Your prized possession will end up in someone else’s hands. My 100 Words: Madeline shook from head to toe as she overturned another piece of furniture. “It was just here,” she said between choking sobs. The snot running down her throat made it more difficult to breathe as she tore the […]

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Writing Prompt #3: That’s what happens when you follow your heart

This one turned out a little weird, but as always I had fun writing it. Today’s Writing Prompt: “That’s what happens when you follow your heart.”  My 100 Words: She squatted down behind the bushes, her leg extended and jittering in place. With a furrowed brow she watched the log. Inch forward like a slug […]

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Writing Prompt #2: The Devil’s Name Was Fred

Today’s Writing Prompt: The devil’s name was Fred. My 100 Words: The prim British man shuffled through the filing cabinet next to his desk. I blinked again at the gold name plate staring back me. It said ‘Fred’. I cleared my throat and asked, “What happened to Lucifer?” He shuffled through cabinet’s contents, not looking […]

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