Archive for May, 2011

What’s In A Name?

Posted on May 31, 2011 2:05 pm under Grandma Tidbits
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I realize I can be a bit scattered, but Sonia at Story Treasury has given this a positive spin by nominating me for a Versatile Blogger award. I am no longer forgetful, distracted or unorganized. I am versatile. Thanks, Sonia. 😀
The reward does not come without conditions, however. The first condition is that I must tell you seven random things about myself:

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Superpower

Posted on May 30, 2011 1:01 pm under Microfiction
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His grin vanished as the earth tilted. “The old lady?” he wondered, as his bike slid from the glistening sidewalk into the twilight zone. (139)

Super Granny chuckled as Joe disappeared. No longer would he force seniors into the road with his sidewalk antics. (116)

 

Grandma

Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was kink. The kink in this one is implied!

Succinctly Yours – Week 10

Posted on May 29, 2011 12:01 am under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more.

Want more challenge? Use the word of the week in your story. This part is optional.

I’ve changed the Linky time to accommodate those who prefer to play on Sunday. It will open on Sunday at 12:15AM, although I will continue to be more of a Monday player.

If you visit later in the week, this post may no longer be at the top of the blog. Click on the Succinctly Yours button that is located just below the header. It will take you here quickly.

I really appreciate the outpouring of support received for Succinctly Yours. Please help me spread the word to other microfiction lovers. Rather than post my story here, I’ll be posting in the Linky list. So just look for me there.

Photo for Monday, May 30th.

Word Of The Week:
glisten

And here’s the pic for Monday, June 6th.


Word Of The Week:
ponder

Grandma

Shouldn’t Have Asked

Posted on May 28, 2011 11:59 am under Microfiction
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A rosy posy for your thoughts.
Your nerves are really tied in knots.

Cheer from beer has made you stink.
Only cold showers follow that drink! (140)
 

Grandma

Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was kink. The kink in this one is implied!

Beloved

Posted on May 27, 2011 4:58 pm under Story Ideas
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Despondent over the loss of his beloved wife, Jed Harrington jumps to his death from the roof of his corporate office building.

Seven years later, tight finances force unpublished mystery writer, Liza Kenton, to seek work in Harrington Industries’ secretarial pool.
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