Meta-Monday (A Writers Challenge Prompt!)

Prompts are push-ups for writers. It's an exercise that tones the creative gut by cutting away the fat. Not all prompts are created equal. There are good prompts that challenge you, and then there are prompts that will leave you balled up in a corner, laying waste to a package of Oreo cookies. I dig… Continue reading Meta-Monday (A Writers Challenge Prompt!)

Buttoned Up Man

If it's Tuesday, it must be time for a prompt inspired post. Well . . it should have been posted last night but that's neither here nor there, soooo . . . Tuesday morning it is homies! The prompt for today's post is "Buttoned Up".  That trouble making lovely from Montreal way, Dale of A Dalectable… Continue reading Buttoned Up Man

Taking the Reboot to Godfather III

Having grown up in John Gotti's neighborhood, I am admittedly a fan of the wiseguys. And as such, mob movies have a special place in my cold, dark heart. Specifically, the Godfather franchise. Based on the Puzo novel, Francis Ford Coppola created a genre which helped set the standard for mob movies. Until his rush job with… Continue reading Taking the Reboot to Godfather III

The Truth about Rubber and Glue

The following prompt is working in the vein of the old "I'm rubber, you're glue . ." riposte. This chummy challenge was created by those two mistresses of mayhem- Dale of A Dalectable Life and Karen of Table for One.  Do not ask me how these ladies come up with the craziness. But I'll try 'me best… Continue reading The Truth about Rubber and Glue

Not my Circus, Not my Monkeys- A Prompt Post

The following post is the result of a writing prompt that was concocted by Dale Rogerson and Karen Craven. These two ladies are nothing but trouble, so it's a good thing I was raised Catholic and can appreciate this kind of company. Seriously, these gals represent when it comes to the written word. I'm just… Continue reading Not my Circus, Not my Monkeys- A Prompt Post