Warming Up

Nico grabbed a tightly coiled blue longe line from a shelf in the tack room of Wild Lime Stables. "He doesn't belong here," he said. Bonnie, the owner of the facility, shouldered two sets of reins and shrugged. "I got the impression that the new groom's a quick learner, hard worker, and team player with … Continue reading Warming Up

Evil’s Silence

Previous scene: Evil's Entrance First scene: Evil's Plan The distant crackle of tissue paper turned Eric’s head. From where he stood in the kitchen with Dr. Volkow, he saw his mother emerge from her bedroom with several red gift bags, each bristling with a jarring rainbow of tissue paper. “Eric, Abram!" She arranged the bags on … Continue reading Evil’s Silence

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #6

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 6, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: moot (adj.) Definition: 1 a : open to question : debatable b : subjected to discussion : disputed 2 : deprived of practical … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #6

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #3

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 3, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: berate (v.) Definition: : to scold or condemn vehemently and at length Bjorn straightened, recovering quickly. … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #3

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #1

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day's post must be a continuation of the previous day's post. Word count limit: 150 words August 1, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: Pulchritude (n.) Definition: physical comeliness The verb pulchrify (a synonym of beautify), the … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #1