Who is Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry?

I've been missing my friends at Carrot Ranch, so when D. Avery, suggested we define our blog's purpose, I considered it a worthy goal. What a brilliant idea! Okay, here we go: “Yep. Folks, try defining yer blog’s purpose in 99 words; focus that statement even more in 59 words; then hook us with 9 … Continue reading Who is Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry?

“Sea Mist Dreams,” #Haibun #Senryu

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction challenge for January 31, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about sea mist. How does it create an environment for a story? It can set the stage or take the stage. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by February 5, 2019. I walk along … Continue reading “Sea Mist Dreams,” #Haibun #Senryu

» Ten Wonderful New Literary Journals

Authors Publish shares some great places to get your work published. Click the link below to find out where and how. ❤ HAPPY HALLOWEEN! In my experience, the benefits can be greater than publishing in a well-established journal. When a literary journal is new the editors tend to be a lot more passionate. I have … Continue reading » Ten Wonderful New Literary Journals

#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Laughter”

Hi, everybody! It’s that time again! Time to get your quote selected so you can come up with a creative story, poem, or whatever else you would like to share about your quote. Ronovan is in charge this week and he chose the theme of: LAUGHTER! Please make sure to link to Ronovan’s post HERE. Here … Continue reading #WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Laughter”

The Elf Killer – Part III: The Witch of Timmoral Forest

Check out Melissa Barker Simpson's blog to learn more about the challenge. I chose Option 1: Sentence Starter – The first time I died, I was nineteen years old and resigned to my fate; the second time was a different story. I am continuing the story of the Elf Killer, using the prompts from Mel's … Continue reading The Elf Killer – Part III: The Witch of Timmoral Forest

Freestyle Writing Challenge – Food For Thought

Thank you, Ali Taylor, from The Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman! For choosing me to participate in the Freestyle Writing Challenge, where I am to: "Choose FIVE of my favourite types of food/drink (can be meals, snacks, whatever grabs you!) – And bring them to succulent life for your readers. Can be serious, funny, sensual, extended metaphor…" … Continue reading Freestyle Writing Challenge – Food For Thought

“Edge of a Cliff,” by Anjana Pradeep

Please meet Anjana, who graciously accepted my invite to be guest blogger today. I post short stories every Saturday and an article/non-fiction every Wednesday. Make sure you check in. I am open to collabs and guest posts. Contact me via email : anjanapradeep94@gmail.com Without further ado, check out my stories by selecting "Fiction (Short Stories)" from the category or just click here. To … Continue reading “Edge of a Cliff,” by Anjana Pradeep

“NO MORE AWESOME!”

(Image credit: The Write Lifestyle) Overwhelming Grand Breathtaking Tremendous Awe-inspiring Astounding Humbling Can you think of any other words to use in place of AWESOME? Come by and visit whenever you have the chance.  I enjoy seeing all of you!

“NO MORE AWESOME!”

(Image credit: The Write Lifestyle) Overwhelming Grand Breathtaking Tremendous Awe-inspiring Astounding Humbling Can you think of any other words to use in place of AWESOME? Come by and visit whenever you have the chance.  I enjoy seeing all of you!

You Want to Write a Book?

I wanted to write a book for years and I had so many ideas that I could not ever settle on an idea to move forward.  I immobilized myself with self-doubt and thought-chaos.  Here is another fine graphic to get you on your writing path found on Natasha Lester, Author. I am at stage 3 … Continue reading You Want to Write a Book?