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#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 212 #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, Word Crafters, I selected the words to get us going. These words are opposites with many synonym possibilities: Loose & Tight For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your poem in the forms defined on the Poetry… Continue Reading “#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 212 #SYNONYMSONLY”

Saddle Up Saloon; Howdy, Colleen Chesebro!

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
“Kid, ya told me ya got Colleen Chesebro comin’ in this week.” “Yep. Pretty cool, huh?” “Yeah, but…” “But what, Pal?” “Well, I have ta ask, ‘cause we’re fictional characters an’ sometimes we git fictional characters in…

The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

For this year’s rodeo, I created a special poetry form called the Double Ennead. The word Ennead means nine, and a double nine is ninety-nine! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction. Finally, the ranch has its own syllabic poetry form written in 99 syllables!… Continue Reading “The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge”

Writing Rodeo FREE Contest

Originally posted on Allusionary Assembly:
This year, spin a yarn as long as the Rio Grande (in 99 words, that is) to be a contender in a Western-themed Folk Tale or Fable event of the Carrot Ranch Writing Rodeo!  Yours truly is the leader…

TUFF Flash Fiction Contest Part One

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Welcome to the Saddle Up Saloon, Writers! Yep. You’ve landed in the right spot if you are looking for the 2020 Flash Fiction Rodeo. Kid and Pal hit the trail, taking some well-deserved time off from running…

Saddle Up Saloon; TUFF Topics With Charli Mills

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
“Kid, seems like yer fine’ly gittin’ yer acts t’gether, even if ya are repeatin’ some a ‘em.” “Pal, did you know this is the twenty-eighth?” “Yeah, Kid, I know today’s the twenty-eighth of September. Monday. A new…

New Year Intentions, #FlashFiction

The December 26, 2019, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes the phrase by design. It can be used in any manner — a label, a mantra, a story. Go where the prompt leads!… Continue Reading “New Year Intentions, #FlashFiction”

“Sweet Jam,” #Flash #Fiction

It’s been awhile since I had the time to join in with my favorite flash fiction challenge. Today, I finally made it. The Carrot Ranch August 15, 2019, flash fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a… Continue Reading ““Sweet Jam,” #Flash #Fiction”

“The Dream,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Prompt for February 7, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a sign. It can be a posted sign, a universal sign, a wonder. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by February… Continue Reading ““The Dream,” #FlashFiction”

Let’s Get TUFF and Rodeo!

The Carrot Ranch 2018 Rodeo has begun! Finally, at last, the wait is over — please meet the TUFF Fab 5 who are about to embark upon the TUFFest Ride: Pete, Ritu, Bill, Liz, and Kay. Congratulations! ❤ via Let’s Get TUFF and Rodeo!

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