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99 Word Prompt : Poisoned apple

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August 8, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a poisoned apple. Let’s explore dark myth. Deconstruct the original or invent something new. Negotiate the shadows, shed… Continue reading

A day in the life of my cat

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Mom gave me hamburger today.  I wanted tuna.   Humans are dumb! When it was still dark and she was sleeping, I meowed and meowed at mom.  She petted me all over. Why couldn’t… Continue reading

Question and Answer

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Question: If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound? . Answer: What kind of ridiculous question is that? Of course it makes a sound! We’re not the only animals… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : the claws in my contract

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  Welcome to Florida this train wreck called 2019….now GO HOME. Oh… wait.  We’re all stuck on this train.  Some of us are sitting in the engine, and the lucky ones are still… Continue reading

99 word prompt : rock star

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August 1, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a rock star. You can feature a central character or write about the feeling like a rock star.… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR AUGUST 1, 2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking you to have a cow colonoscopy. TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to AUGUST 1!   Today’s prompt is:  Where was the last… Continue reading

Communication

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So….I’m sitting at home after taking 2 pain killers, 2 naps, and a couple of allergy pills. Have you noticed that when you’re sick your mind throws the strangest thought at you? This… Continue reading

THIS SUCKS

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That’s as good an excuse as any I’ve heard. Unfortunately, it’s not true. Here’s what’s true: Once upon a midnight, clearly, head upon my pillow weary, after sleep (an hour, soundly) woke up… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Offended

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In 1968, I wrote this on the back of a sweatshirt (except that I used “I’m” instead): Therefore, you cannot call me racist, crazy, or any other word overused word that has completely… Continue reading

The insanity era

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I think that the first few decades after the year 2000 will be known as the INSANITY error ERA This is $260 at Sacks Fifth Avenue: When I was a kid, those jeans… Continue reading