January 28, 2017 day 28 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

Predictions are nothing more that following trends and imagining where they will lead… unless of course you really are prescient and then… I apologize.  But, you knew that already didn’t you?

Today’s Prompt:  seeing vs SEEING

January 27, 2017 day 27 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

The problem with surprise twists and looking at things from a different perspective is the fact that… people come to expect it, you become predictable in your unpredictability.  Sometimes the best twist, is the one that never happens.

Today’s Prompt: Suspense is waiting for the shoe that never drops. 

January 26, 2017 day 26 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

Inspiration, where does it come from?  I’ve seen it come from a single line – or something said by a child… it doesn’t really matter– what matters is what you do with it.

Today’s Prompt:  Making something from nothing

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

January 23, 2017 day 23 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

Life can bring out the worst in us, and the best – and even the best of us have our moments – whether we mean to or not.

Today’s prompt: Being your best when things are at their worst

January 22, 2017 day 22 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

I bought some ‘Dry Shampoo’ thinking about times where I need to look better but don’t have time to shower… then I thought about the ingredients – aerosol silica and corn starch… isn’t breathing silica bad for you?  

Today’s Prompt – You might want to rethink that.

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Counter-intuitive

January 21, 2017 day 21 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

I’m reminded of a time when I wrote a story using a character’s journal – where I wrote an entry a day for them for an entire year.  I didn’t think I could pull it off – I didn’t think it would last a year… it did – and I was so addicted by the end that I did it again… and again.

Today’s Prompt – Stretching

January 19, 2017 day 19 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

As I sit here typing I realize one of the few things were writing is spot on for life, is the fact that people read things into something that aren’t necessarily there.  In writing it can be an advantage (especially in flash fiction); in real life it can cause strife.

Today’s Prompt:  Hidden meaning

January 18, 2017 day 18 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

Odd things happen when you write out a week’s prompts in advance – 1)  I forget what’s coming so it’s all new to me and 2) They tend to prompt the next one.

Today’s Prompt: Commitments

January 17, 2017 day 17 – 42 Flash 2017 Edition

I don’t know why, but while tagging this post, I though of trying to get everything in before midnight and… I ended up thinking of Cinderella.  There were so many things to do before midnight… 

Today’s Prompt: deadlines