Category: Writing

Six Sentence Story: Duck

This week’s six sentence story cue is duck. Quack, quack, waddle, waddle. Quack, quack, waddle, waddle. Jill had always been made fun of by the other kids. Quack, quack, waddle, waddle. She would sit inside and pout on sunny days and only spring to life when the rain finally came. Her mother always said she Read More …

Six sentence story

The empty can bounced and jumped down the street over unseen pebbles and potholes.  Jerry’s feet dragged as he plodded toward it, trying to calculate which foot would get there first and whether he would kick it again.  The sky was gray.  The land was gray.  The horizon was indistinguishable.  His left foot connected with Read More …

Fiction Friday: Another Shitty Morning

Ok so here’s something that terrifies me: sharing my fiction with the public. But I put it on my blog calendar and I’m trying to do more things that scare so here goes nothing! I’d love to hear your thoughts, kind or otherwise, if you feel like commenting and sharing. Another Shitty Morning Jack pulls Read More …

Miserly Monday 

I’ve been think about money a lot lately. It’s not an easy thing to do. It’s not an easy thing to talk about either. I hope I craft this post well enough so that it does not end up being offensive. There’s this old saying that I heard a long time ago… I think it Read More …

Lenten plans

Apparently, today is Ash Wednesday; the beginning of the Lenten season. In my narrow focus, I actually thought today was Tuesday until around 5 pm despite dropping the youngest off at school this morning and picking her up this afternoon. (She only goes on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. This should have tipped me off.) I Read More …