Once again, I’m taking a look at my year in books as I did in 2020 and before. But no, this is not my book of the year. I’ll do that on the first Saturday in January – oh, that’s
Once again, I’m taking a look at my year in books as I did in 2019 and before. But no, this is not my book of the year. I’ll do that after the year has ended, since I expect to
My 2019 in books – a typical look back at what I’ve read in 2019, along with half the rest of the book-blogging world. But no, this is not my book of the year. I’ll do that later this month
Blessing in Disguise is the prompt for #Fi50, Fiction in fifty words, this month. Once I got the idea of a missed bus, the rest of it wrote itself. I’m back to doing my story the week before Bruce sends
After Dinner is Monday morning’s offering for the Fiction in 50 (words) for this week. I usually do these a little earlier, to make sure I put them on the BookShelf Gargoyle’s page as soon as he puts it up
A Change in the Weather is this month’s prompt from Bruce Gargoyle in his Fiction in Fifty (Fi50) meme. You can join in this fun communal story-telling any time you like. Bruce posts his own offering next Monday, and then
Old Wives’ Tales is the prompt for the month’s Fiction in Fifty words #Fi50, the brainchild of the BookShelf Gargoyle. I enjoy doing these miniature stories, the purpose of which is to create a full story in exactly fifty words.
Persistence. I had to fit letter P for the A to Z Challenge into this month’s Fiction in 50 Words from the Bookshelf Gargoyle. His theme? When One Door Shuts I thought persistence was a pretty good word to go with
Lucky charms is the prompt for this month’s Fiction in Fifty (words), organised by the Bookshelf Gargoyle. It’s a great prompt – there are so many interpretations you can put on those two words. I decided to go for the
Time flies, and it’s Fiction in 50 words again already. Check out other offerings at the Bookshelf Gargoyle. This time, the prompt is ‘marriage of convenience’. I give you: The second date She had challenged her blind date to dinner at
I’m very grateful to the BookShelf Gargoyle for once again giving me the opportunity to review my year in book titles. I hope this is funny enough to help you over your seasonal party excesses 🙂 You can copy and
November’s Fiction in Fifty Words (Fi50) feature takes the theme of ‘an offer you can’t refuse’. I was passing the time on the US Election night, catching up with the blog, avoiding even more bad news from this side of
Time once again for the Bookshelf Gargoyle‘s fantastic Fiction in Fifty Words monthly challenge. As usual you can join in, you don’t even have to sign up, although adding your gem to the #Fi50 monthly post is a good idea.
Once more into a micro-flash fiction story, 50 words to a prompt from the maestro Bruce Gargoyle. Why don’t you join in at The Bookshelf Gargoyle? This month… The Squeaky Wheel Life was hard for Ron ‘the Cat’ Regis. Since
Our Fiction in 50 words prompt for June is The Only Certainty. I seem to be stuck in asteroid mining mode at present. If you’d like to join in on this very enjoyable meme, or see other people’s stories, check out