Writers Clue: Stop saying STARTED TO

A few months ago I purchased ProWritingAid to help teach me basic grammar flaws I've been falling victim to. While there are quite a few grammar no-nos I've been doing, one that sticks out is my need to tell readers when a character is starting to do something, rather than just tell ya'll that they're... Continue Reading →

Bad Hacker: Micro Fiction 100 words

He pushes my head down, my neck bends awkwardly sending sharp pains down my back. Lights flash. It’s happening. I hacked a wrong move this time. “Watch yourself,” he grunts. If I were watching myself I wouldn’t be here. Maybe I deserve this. How could that be though? Does anyone ask to be manhandled and... Continue Reading →

Sticky Bodies: 100 Word MicroFiction

I scream, but no one hears me over this noise. I can’t help myself. I scream again, it feels good to release my voice, even if no one pays attention. My legs burn, sweat drips over my brow. I keep moving almost involuntarily. So many hot and sticky bodies surround me. Our heads are filled... Continue Reading →

Crow’s Feet: Micro Fiction (483 words)

The mirror lied. Her spirit identified as a woman half her current age, and at forty-two the vision of herself balanced between unfair and not so bad. Her smile edged by wrinkles showed how often she laughed. Brown curly hair frizzed out beyond control, even after another product failed to save the day. Maybe her... Continue Reading →

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