writing prompt: shrimps

Drunk people say the darndest things. Husband and I were having dinner with a very good friend, who is also a delightful observationtst when he’s taken on a few cocktails. Make of this what you will: story, novel, poem, limerick, what have you. Bonus points for making the shrimp rockstars on Mars. Writing prompt “Sometimes… Continue reading writing prompt: shrimps

thankful this thanksgiving

For the past several days, I've been wracking my brain, trying to come up with a decent, kind, heartfelt-but-not-so-sentimental-readers-think-I'm-sponsored-by-Hallmark post for Thanksgiving. What can I post that conveys my gratitude without making people grimace with nausea? So I looked back at some of previous Thanksgiving posts: Happy Thanksgiving (2014 Edition) and Being thankful this Thanksgiving. And I… Continue reading thankful this thanksgiving

why blog in 2023

I earn my living as an in-house copywriter. And I love it. I love what I do and where I work. This blog helped me land this job. I’d been laid off and was scheduled for an interview with my current company. The hiring director looked me up and read my blog post on being… Continue reading why blog in 2023

writing prompt: can kicking

Random lines are some of the best lines I hear all day, especially when I can take them out of context and apply a metric ton of imagination. Here's one I just heard for your new writing prompt enjoyment. writing prompt One kick at the can. Bonus points for including the words: origin, kerfuffle, scorch… Continue reading writing prompt: can kicking

writing prompt: what’s good

I confess: I'm notorious for not following my own self-care advice. So I doomscrolled a wee bit today and now I'm a wee bit depressed by the news, which is (as we all know) sad sad sad sad. Which has left me wondering if there's any good news out there? So I found some good… Continue reading writing prompt: what’s good