October 2013 – Our Write Side

“Is this the spot? Is this where she died?” Tanna asked. Her right index finger pointed to a group of trees clustering so tightly together the sun couldn’t penetrate through them. Kaley pulled her cape closer to her body and shivered before responding. “I think so. Hang on a second.” She turned her body in…

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Students seem to be dropping like flies around here. Was it something I said? The day I forgot to wear a bra? My breath? Whatever the reason, participation is low, but that only gives the Professor more time to revel in the delightful work of those who do link up. Our last prompt came from…

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I find it hilarious that last week was spiritual songs and this week (though apropos for the season) its scary songs. I’m hard to scare, and a horror writer to boot, so this was right up my alley. The very first song that EVER terrified me I heard when I was 5. My mom had…

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He was a super hero of epic proportions, an invincible creation from the mind of a crazed genius, until he met his match. The battle raged, the truth he soon learned, that good does not always overcome evil. She put him in pine six feet underground, and covered him up, left him behind. He emerged,…

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It’s time, y’all. I’ve got an ISBN, and though it’s not ready for sales yet, I gotta show you. I gotta show you the AMAZING cover created by Jeremy Gann of Jeremy Gann Art. It’s creepy, just like the story…. Ready?   What do you all think about that? It’s awesome, isn’t it? The book…

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I’m trying something new because it looks like fun. The idea is to share about 5 songs set in a theme. This week’s theme to Twisted MixTape Tuesday is spiritual. We are supposed to create a mixtape of songs that are spiritual to ourselves. Since everyone knows I’m a woman of faith, I shouldn’t find…

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“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a good wife” I remembered reading somewhere in an article about Jackson Bruning, the world’s most eligible bachelor. The most intriguing part of the article, however, was the fact that there were absolutely no…

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As the dirt hit the coffin, Janice flicked away the tear that stubbornly sneaked down her face. Her fingers gripped and released the prescription bottle in her pocket. “See you soon, lover,” she whispered. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It’s a Trifextra weekend,with requirements to write a 33-word explanation of what scares you (or your character). Feel free to share…

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I strut to the bar cool and bubbly. Feeling frothy and confident, I sit down next to a lovely lady  in a sheer dress with curves in all the right places. “Why, hello there,” I say, putting on my best smile. “I’m Bud Wieser.” “Hi,” she purrs, her eyelashes fluttering swiftly. “I’m Bacardi.” I’m in…

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The past week, Kir gave us an interesting prompt from The Law of Similars by Chris Bohjalian. The line she chose came from the second paragraph of the second chapter of the book. The line was: “And so here are the aromas that conjure for me the beginning of the end: __________ because that’s the…

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