42 Flash is coming – Get ready for 42 days of prompts from author who can’t count

We’re starting the challenge again – for the first 42 days of 2018 (and knowing me it will be more like 49 because that’s seven 7s and I can have all sorts of fun with that.

  • Seven deadly sins
  • Seven chakras
  • Seven days a week… or was that 8?
  • Seven brides for seven brothers
  • The Sinful Seven

I can’t wait to see what I posted.  (as usual, I will be creating the prompts early so I won’t remember what they are and I can be as surprised as you are..

Stay Tuned!

 

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February 11, 2017 day 42 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

There is nothing we can’t do in fiction – the question is – should we?  Part of writing is saying “what happens?”  part of editing is saying “Should it happen?” and more importantly “Is it important to the story?”  Sometimes its a choice: do we go big, or do we go small?

Today’s PromptGo Big

February 9, 2017 day 40 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

I think in most of my stories, the hero isn’t the hero because they decide to do something – they’re just in the right place at the right time (although more often than not, they’re in the wrong place at precisely the wrong time.) – It’s all a matter of perspective

Today’s Prompt : Remind me to never do that again

February 3, 2017 day 34 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

No matter how much you love a person, no matter how dedicated you are… we all need a break sometimes, even from ourselves.

Today’s Prompt: A getaway.

February 2, 2017 day 33 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

Thinking about the lyrics from a YES song – Don’t surround yourself with yourself, move on back two squares…

Today’s Prompt (bonus points if you know the  movie):  “Always, no, never… forget to check your references…”

January 29, 2017 day 29 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

Sometimes everything aligns and the impossible becomes possible.  What very few people realize is that we make those things align, and we do it every day

Today’s Prompt: The world is what you make it (except on Tuesdays)

 

January 25, 2017 day 25 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

There are times when I feel like all I’m doing is putting out fires.  When you’re under pressure, you get used to it, but when it finally backs down, everything seems to catch up with you

Today’s Prompt: Decompression