Prompt writing: Day #2

Today is the 265th day of the year. Prompt 265 — Smoke and Fire: Write inspired by the saying “where there’s smoke, there’s fire”. Giving myself another 30 minutes to write today. ***** “What is going ON today?!” yells the woman behind the wheel of the car as she slams both palms against the top of … Continue reading

Prompt writing: attempt #1

I’m trying to get back into writing regularly so I found a prompt list. I chose number 21 to match today’s date. The prompt: Foreclosure. Time: 30 minutes. ***** The prospective buyers walked from room to room in shock. The previous owners left an inordinate amount of belongings behind. Papers and fabric littered the floors. … Continue reading


Clack.  Aruba Sands.  Clack.  Caribbean Turquoise.  Clack.  Sunset Orange.  The petite brunette, gagged, bound, and thrown beneath the cargo cover of a small SUV, is Sunset Orange.  And a small bottle of shimmery, gold and tangerine nail polish that once lived in a shoebox above her lingerie drawer rests in the jeans pocket of her … Continue reading

Taking Flight

It’s a long, wet walk from the terminal.  The plane is small—one of those economy jets built for business travelers—and doesn’t even warrant a pedestrian tunnel.  The biting wind whips snow around the travelers as they scurry along the tarmac to the waiting plane, taking care not to slip in the oily gray slush and … Continue reading