Zip

Zip — its a thing, it's a sound and it's a movement. Sometimes, though, we can zip back into the unexpected, into another head space entirely…

Symptom: a mountainous tale of a simple urge

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: SYMPTOM. I GUESS it is a symptom. Or is it an urge? Both symptoms and urges are perceptions. They are something we feel. They are experienced internally. They are immaterial. Maybe they are different things stemming from the... Continue Reading →

Luck: part chance, part self-made

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: LUCK. THE SHOWERS were visible as slanting sheets of dark grey moving across Storm Bay. None came ashore as we stood gazing seaward from the roadside lookout but we could see the land across the bay getting thoroughly... Continue Reading →

Jiggle… it’s just childs play

  Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt:  JIGGLE. Yvette: "Here, hold the pliers". Rusty: "Got them. I'll try to lift the thing… no good, it's caught." Yvette: "Try a different angle". Rusty: "Different angle? There's only one possible angle to get this thing out".... Continue Reading →

ARID — and land not suitable

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: ARID. THE SUN beats down. The grass is yellow. Flatness, wide horizons and dryness are what you feel out there in the vast tracts of grazing land. These are marginal lands, so-called because they are marginal to any... Continue Reading →

Hideaway… well, not completely

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: HIDEAWAY HOW we came to follow the winding, narrow gravel road up into the ranges I don't know. Maybe it was that one of the three of us driving to the North Coast that day knew the family.... Continue Reading →

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