Tag Archive: Writing

99 Word Prompt : well preserved

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August 15, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a sweet jam. It can take you to the kitchen or the smokey room of a back-alley… Continue reading

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

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

15,000

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15,000.  That’s the number of words I’ve written so far.  In 3 days. I still don’t have a title I like, but that can wait. Another chapter roils around in my head… at… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm: Writing Frenzy

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Never ask a writer, “What do you do for fun?” Today, I bleached the living room floor and drove hubby out of the house.  He hates bleach.  I hate cantaloupe.  He bought one… Continue reading

Mental Snowstorms

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Perhaps one day I’ll fade away when there are no more games to play, when cats and dogs have disappeared and naught remains to light my way.   Perhaps one night I’ll fail… Continue reading

Writing styles

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It’s 4 in the morning.  What strange thoughts has insomnia brought forth today? How can you find your “voice” by copying someone else’s style? Some people fly through the create-o-sphere at starship speed,… Continue reading

#Cat help (more like a #writers nemesis)

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This is my ever-present “helper,” Able to leap onto my keyboard in a single bound, and whose feet have more brain power in them than his head. Remember the old Bob Newhart series… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR MARCH 7, 2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking you to give a cat an enema.   TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to MARCH 7!   Today’s prompt is:  A funny… Continue reading

Rant : Tired

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Ever get to that point in life…where you’re just flat-out, been-through-ther-ringer…TIRED?  Tired of cats drinking water out of your cup while you type on a substandard keyboard that makes your fingers cramp? Tired… Continue reading