April 6: Flash Fiction Challenge

April 6: Flash Fiction Challenge

Our blast off from Mars was a bust. We did progress, successfully hitching our trailer to our truck, hoping never do they part. Logistically, living in a home on wheels is complicated. Our RV is licensed in Utah, but insured in Washington (state) where the Hub’s...
Oh, the Horror of Travel

Oh, the Horror of Travel

May 7, 2014 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a travel horror story. The following writers have responded to this prompt. If highlighted, the writer has a blog. New challenge posted every Wednesday on Carrot Ranch Communications.  All writers welcome!...
The Long Way to Missoula

The Long Way to Missoula

The irony of this last prompt is that I hadn’t yet lived my worst travel horror story. I tried to write it in 99 words, but it was too long. However, trying to write with brevity helped me keep the tale tight. And that’s today’s tip for writers:...
Oh, the Horror of Travel

May 7: Flash Fiction Challenge

Tonight I have the traveling jitters. Do you ever get those? Trying to fit everything into a carry-on is a challenge for me. But of course, I write prose. Poets can pack entire lifetimes in a single suitcase. Maybe that’s why I like to practice brevity; I need...