Category Archives: Writing

either poems or short stories

House Painting 101: 99-Word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt over at the Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com) was to write a flash piece about painting in 99 words (no more, no less). This is my late entry. House Painting 101 Julia always liked bold, bright colors, and she … Continue reading

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The Time Between: 99-Word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com) was to write about waiting or the effect of waiting in 99 words (no more, no less). Per usual, I procrastinated, but finally put some words together. The Time Between She was waiting … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time: 99 Word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch was to write a 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction on the theme of many hands and to go where the prompt leads. This is my take on the prompt, but all … Continue reading

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Haiku Dialogue: Shiny instrument

This week’s Haiku Dialogue at The Haiku Foundation (thehaikufoundation.org) had a theme of shiny instrument. My haiku: first year resident… a blood droplet on her new scalpel ~Nancy Brady, 2019 Read all of them including commentary by Craig Kittner and others … Continue reading

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Flash: A 99-word Flash

Normally this pedometer geek writes only one 99-word (no more, no less) flash piece for the Carrot Ranch prompt, but this prompt about aging resonates with me. Here is a second contribution. Flash Flash is our cat. Born in April, … Continue reading

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Hands Across the Years: A 99-word Flash

This pedometer geek has to admit that writing has taken a backseat to every other thing recently. Between working, volunteering, reading, and just being lazy (and day-to-day life), nothing has been produced writing-wise. Okay, one poem was written, and now … Continue reading

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Room 112: A 99-word flash story

This week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch: in 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about gender. It can be fixed or fluid. Explore the topic on your own terms and open your mind to possibilities and understanding. … Continue reading

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