The Reclining Gentleman

Fantasy Island

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly blog link-up based on a photo prompt. The Challenge – write a one hundred word story inspired by the picture that has a beginning, middle, and end. (No one will be ostracized for going a few words over the count.) The Key – make every word count. Up to the challenge? Join in!  James and Sarah…

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Moonlight Meet Streetlight

Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction — “For this photo challenge, show us what “refraction” means to you. It could be an image taken in a reflective surface, it could be light bent from behind an object, or it could mean remedial math homework: the choice is completely up to you. “   I stepped outside for a…

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Second-Generation Second-Hand

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly blog link-up based on a photo prompt. The Challenge – write a one hundred word story inspired by the picture that has a beginning, middle, and end. (No one will be ostracized for going a few words over the count.) The Key – make every word count. Up to the challenge? Join in!  As kids, Nicky…

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Tree Tops, Mountain Tops, and Coffee

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy — “A misty morning, your handsome spouse, your grandmother’s house that’s also your elementary school and the Eiffel Tower — this week, show us something dreamy.” High up in the mountains, sitting on the balcony, sipping coffee, and taking in the view as the sun dispersed the clouds and fog. Vacation…

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The Sound of Silence

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly blog link-up based on a photo prompt. The Challenge – write a one hundred word story inspired by the picture that has a beginning, middle, and end. (No one will be ostracized for going a few words over the count.) The Key – make every word count. Up to the challenge? Join in!  “Is that…?” I…

I'm grilling in a dress. What more do you need to know?

Read Me Writing, 3 (and Selfie Sensation)

Lesson 3: Making the magic happen Copy that achieves sticky status tends to exhibit certain qualities. These have been understood–with varying degrees of clarity and with changing emphasis–for many years. For our purpose a “sticky line” is any headline, slogan, tag line, and so on that lodges in its audience’s brains and refuses to budge. Sticky…

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And a half…That’s important

Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs – “This week, publish an image of a sign — from the signs you encounter on the street to more personal, less obvious signs that hold meaning for you.” ***** It’s all there in black and white–seven is too slow and eight is too fast. ***** *Featured Image – Copyright Melanie (WritingInBoots)…