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40,000 words!

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From May 19 through June 14th:  40,000 words!!!! I’ve just written a new book. Now for the hard part Turning it into a work that can be published instead of Hemingway’s description:   Exhausted… Continue reading

99 word prompt : too many hands

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June 13, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about the work of many hands. Is it a cooperative effort or something else? Go where the prompt leads!… Continue reading

Cat found

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Yep.  Cat found. All it took was dad calling him for the 100th time. He’s presently licking his paw on top of my mail after devouring half a can of tuna. Nope…now he’s… Continue reading

Cat Ckarma

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Yesterday morning I was getting ready for work, and busily soaping my hair in the shower, when I heard two dogs having a disagreement.  That happens on occasion; when they’re playing, one will… Continue reading

Four O’clock catty thoughts

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This  is my favorite picture of my favorite cat who is still alive. This is my favorite cat who died at 13 from a heart condition the vet said would kill him by… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Guilt

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Sheriff’s office 1856 “Hello, Ma’am,”  Sheriff says.   “There are people riding by my house at night on horseback,” Ma’am says.  “I think they’re up to no good.” “I’ll be waitin’ for them tonight,”… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Splash

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June 3, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that makes a big splash. It can be fluid, or you can play with the idiom (to make a… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR JUNE 6, 2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking you to tap dance Flight Of The Bumblebee when you’re deathly ill.  TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to JUNE 6!   Today’s… Continue reading

My day in a nutshell

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Today was NUTS! I’m not talking peanuts — this was pure pecan-o-rama! I was opening a file from one computer to another — and it disappeared.    It represented 3 months of notes… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Research

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So far, I’ve written 26,000 words on a new book.  I would have written more, but I’m addicted to the internet. It’s not what you think! When I’m writing about the way someone… Continue reading