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Twittering Tales #150 by Kat – 8/20/19

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  Inspired by Kat at Twittering Tales – Follow these rules Photo by Felipe Ribeiro at Pexels.com No Time to Relax! By Tessa Smeigh “Stay in the crowd of people,” Ron said placing a hat on both of them. “Are we going to climb this thing? How will that help?” “When we get to the […]
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The Weekly Smile 8/19/2019 #weeklysmile – The elevators have stayed running

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The Weekly Smile 8/19/2019 #weeklysmile – The elevators have stayed running If the elevators were down it was when I didn’t need them. That is definitely a smile. Tessa –  Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do […]
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#Haikai Challenge #100 (8/17/19): Milky Way (amanogawa). Lit. ‘River of Heaven’ #Haiku #Senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

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#Haikai Challenge #100 (8/17/19): Milky Way (amanogawa). Lit. ‘River of Heaven’ #Haiku #Senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga Rules: This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the Milky Way (amanogawa). As always: Here’s how the challenge works: 1. write the haikai poem of your […]
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Weekend Writing Prompt #119 – Tinker – by Sammi Cox

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Weekend Writing Prompt #119 – Tinker – by Sammi Cox Sammi Cox’s Rules: The challenge is simple: each week you will be given an exact number of words you can use to write a poem or piece of prose.  You can use any format or style you like; go wherever your inspiration takes you.  The […]
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#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Miss seeing my dad, but pain prevents it

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#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Miss seeing my dad, but pain prevents it Directions from ECLECTICALLI Weekend Coffee Share is a time for us to take a break out of our lives and enjoy some time catching up with friends (old and new)! Grab a cup of coffee and share with us! What’s been going on in your […]
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Friday #fotoflash August 16, 2019

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DB McNicol’s #fotoflash Photo from Morguefile ****************************** Bones on Display By Teresa Smeigh 2019 The boys gently lowered the skeleton onto the cart and wheeled it from the classroom. There was a large air vent on one of the walls, and they thought it would be a neat trick to attach it to the opening and […]
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100 Word Challenge – inspiration is the word chatter

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100 Word Challenge – inspiration is the word chatter   “Your report card never changes. ‘Great Student, but chatters way too much. Disrupts the Class.’ It hardly ever varies.” “Oh, mom and dad it could be worse. At least I don’t smoke in the girl’s room.” “And you better not start either.” “I’m a good […]
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Thursday photo prompt: Journey #writephoto

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Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Welcome to this week’s writephoto prompt. If you know where it was taken, please keep it to yourself to let imaginations play. 🙂 Use the image below as inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by…
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Thursday photo prompt: Journey #writephoto

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Thursday photo prompt: Journey #writephoto   For visually challenged writers, the image shows a green hill against a misty, grey sky. Across the top of the hill strides a strangely proportioned figure. His head is bowed and he is carrying a staff. John and Susan (Rough Housing Part 5) By Teresa Smeigh 2019 At the bottom […]
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Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple – Weekly Prompt – 100 words

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Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple – Weekly Prompt – 100 words PHOTO PROMPT © Jan Wayne Fields Epic Storm By Teresa Smeigh 2019 Jenny knew that they shouldn’t have set up the equipment the day before they were hosting the event. They’d set up gaily colored canopies and the barbecue grill along with the tables. They […]
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One-Liner Wednesday – (8/14/19) – Writing Group

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One-Liner Wednesday – (8/14/19) – Writing Group ********************* Tonight is my writing group and it is like having many beta readers read my manuscript and leaving constructive criticism. ********************** Rules from Linda G Hill: Unlike SoCS, this is not a prompt so there’s no need to stick to the same “theme.” The rules that I’ve […]
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Twittering Tales #149 by Kat – 8/013/19

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  Inspired by Kat at Twittering Tales – Follow these rules Photo by David Reed at Pixabay.com Caught? By Tessa Smeigh “Linda, grab the boy and follow me quickly.” “Ron where are we going?” “Get in the cab’s back seat and lay down! Both of you! The cab’s been here for days so they won’t expect […]
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The Weekly Smile 8/12/2019 #weeklysmile – Cooler weather helps my breathing

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The Weekly Smile 8/12/2019 #weeklysmile – Cooler weather helps my breathing The temperatures have been cooler the last couple days which make going outside easier to deal with and easier to breathe. Another smile is they currently have the elevators working. One would be good (we have two), but the last few days both have […]
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Weekend Writing Prompt #118 – Song – by Sammi Cox

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Weekend Writing Prompt #118 – Song – by Sammi Cox Sammi Cox’s Rules: The challenge is simple: each week you will be given an exact number of words you can use to write a poem or piece of prose.  You can use any format or style you like; go wherever your inspiration takes you.  The […]
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Thursday photo prompt: Within #writephoto

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Thursday photo prompt: Within #writephoto   For visually challenged writers, the image shows a summer landscape of rocky hills, seen from within a stone chamber. John and Susan (Rough Housing Part 4) By Teresa Smeigh 2019 John and Susan are playing hide and seek within a wooded area. While Susan was counting John snuck down to the […]
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Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple – Weekly Prompt – 100 words

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Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple – Weekly Prompt – 100 words PHOTO PROMPT © Randy Mazie Facing Reggie, the Meanest Kid in Town! By Teresa Smeigh 2019 Gerry knew the moment he threw the ball, it was going to hit a window at the worse house on the block. He turned to run, but Mrs. Stroud’s […]
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100 Word Challenge – inspiration is the word fire

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100 Word Challenge – inspiration is the word fire   I was in the kitchen at work one day when I heard the fire alarm. I tried to see how we could exit the building from the back. There was a tiny path. Suddenly I was paralyzed with fear. Someone pulled me to the back […]
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Three Things Challenge: PL143

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Three Things Challenge: PL143 Rules from Paula: Welcome to the Three Things Challenge. Every day at 10PM (PST) I will post three seemingly unconnected things that will, hopefully, ignite your muse. You don’t have to use all three things if you don’t want to. There are no restrictions on length, style, genre, or anything. Simply […]
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#Haikai Challenge #98 (8/4/19): katydid (kirigirisu) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

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#Haikai Challenge #98 (8/4/19): katydid (kirigirisu) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga Rules: Since Autumn begins in August according to the traditional calendar, what better kigo can we have than the katydid (kirigirisu)? Therefore, this week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the katydid […]
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