Daily Prompt: Whoa! ~*~ “I don’t understand you. What are you saying?” The delinquent one stares me down with vacancy in his eyes. It’s as if I’m looking at a ghost; an empty shell of a man I once knew who is no more. He’s returned following weeks away studying for his masters degree. It’s Christmas break, and my birthday, … More Lies

Gelato Fantasy

  Daily Prompt: 32 Flavours ~*~ Vari-coloured gelato Tempting every taste bud. What to choose? Wha’d ever you want! It’s a vacation. It’s Venizia … On the Calle dei Fabri … A minute from our hotel. Gelato twice a day. Molto bene! Molto delizioso! Nuff said! Yummmmmm …. ~*~ Honestly … ice cream will never taste the same again. … More Gelato Fantasy

Why today?

Daily Prompt: A House Divided Pick a divisive issue currently in the news. Write a two-part post in which you take on two personas and approach the topic from both sides. Bonus points for a creative format (roundtable discussion, debate transcript, etc.). ~*~ “Divisive? Please, not on a Sunday.” “Why not? What’s so special about … More Why today?

Leave of Absence

Twenty-Five There are 26 letters in the English language, and we need every single one. Want proof? Choose a letter and write a blog post without using it. (Feeling really brave? Make it a vowel!) ~*~ It would generally be agreed by the throng of writers inhabiting planet Earth that we are absolutely in need of every letter … More Leave of Absence

The Heart Knows

Daily Prompt: Too Big to Fail Tell us about something you would attempt if you were guaranteed not to fail (and tell us why you haven’t tried it yet). ~*~ You ask what is too big to fail? Life. Life is too big to fail. To live from the heart; To be free of emotional encumbrances … More The Heart Knows


Daily Prompt: Five a Day You’ve being exiled to a private island, and your captors will only supply you with five foods. What do you pick? ~*~ “I’m not playing their game. Not today … not any day,” Gertrude announced to the rather large strawberry she was dipping into a warm vat of melted dark chocolate. “All these restrictions … … More Bittersweet

A Special Ring

Daily Prompt: Sliced Bread Most of us have heard the saying, “That’s the best thing since sliced bread!” What do you think is actually the best thing since sliced bread? ~*~ “Sliced bread” doesn’t have the same special ring to it that it once had. At least, not to me. I recently found out I … More A Special Ring