Tag: Flash Fiction

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Synonyms Only “Past & Present” challenge no. 210

This week Word Crafters, I gave you two words: past and present. I asked you to choose synonyms and write your own poetry! Your creativity has reached new levels! You all wrote amazing poetry! Here’s everyone who joined in: 1. Padre 9. Zander 17.… Continue Reading “TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Synonyms Only “Past & Present” challenge no. 210″

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…

October 1: Flash Fiction Challenge

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
The first full moon of the month rises — the Harvest Moon. Yet my garden joyfully continues to bloom with French marigolds, zinnias, snapdragons, and a fall profusion of nasturtium. My tea rose put out one more…

COLLEEN’S 2020 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “This is Lockdown” BY AUTHOR, Marjorie Mallon, along with other authors, @Marjorie_Mallon

Featuring Your Next Weekend Read! About this Book “A Piece of Living History!”  This anthology and compilation is for everyone wherever you live in the world. We are all experiencing the impact of COVID19 and lockdown. As writers, bloggers and creatives we express our… Continue Reading “COLLEEN’S 2020 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “This is Lockdown” BY AUTHOR, Marjorie Mallon, along with other authors, @Marjorie_Mallon”

First Flight, #flashfiction

The August 13, 2020, Carrot Ranch Literary Community Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a first flight. It can be anything or anyone that flies. What is significant about the first? Go where the prompt leads!… Continue Reading “First Flight, #flashfiction”

“The Queen of Winter,” #flashfiction

The July 30, 2020, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that uses the phrase “her crowning glory.” (Thanks to Anne Goodwin for the prompt idea.) It can be in the traditional sense of a woman’s… Continue Reading ““The Queen of Winter,” #flashfiction”

Prayer to the Nature Spirits, #FlashFiction

One of my favorite writing challenges is found at Carrot Ranch.com. Charlie Mills, the lead Buckaroo, shares a weekly challenge by providing a prompt. The Rules are listed in the link below: This is the first time in many months I’ve had the time… Continue Reading “Prayer to the Nature Spirits, #FlashFiction”

Rainbow’s Escape, #flashfiction

The Carrot Ranch February 20, 2020, flash fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a library cat named Rainbow who escapes. Use this situation to write what happens next. Where does this situation take place, and who else… Continue Reading “Rainbow’s Escape, #flashfiction”

My Sugar Report #flashfiction

The February 13, 2020, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes a sugar report. Use its original meaning of a letter from a sweetheart to a soldier or invent a new use for it. Go where… Continue Reading “My Sugar Report #flashfiction”

COLLEEN’S 2020 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Mr. Sagittarus,” BY AUTHOR, MJ Mallon, @Marjorie_Mallon

Featuring a Special Release Day Read! About this Book Twin brothers Harold and William love the magic of the natural world. When Harold dies he leaves a simple memorial request. Will his brother William and his sister Annette honour it? Or, will the garden… Continue Reading “COLLEEN’S 2020 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Mr. Sagittarus,” BY AUTHOR, MJ Mallon, @Marjorie_Mallon”

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