Discover Challenge – The Poetry of List Making

Apologies in advance, but this is not the next chapter of the Neeka Story, sad to say.  That is still vexing me, despite the fact that once again, I know very well what I need to write.  The words just aren’t coming, which is pretty much what happened with Finding Dragons too, and why I switched…

Neeka’s Story – Discover Challenge: Adventure

Welcome back to another installment of Neeka’s Story, brought to you by my own imagination and the weekly WordPress Discover Challenge.  This chapter is a little a lot ridiculously late, I know, but as I’ve mentioned before, this scene was being so stubborn that it served me better to use my writing time and energy to just…

Neeka’s Story: Discover Challenge – Learning

Welcome back to Neeka’s Story (which is eventually going to need a better name) as I let the WordPress Discover Challenge writing prompt inspire me to move this story forward chapter by chapter each week. Today’s prompt is Learning: For this week’s challenge, share a story … about learning something new. What were you trying to accomplish? Was…

Thursday Writing Thoughts: A simple word…

A simple word or phrase on a blank sheet of paper gathers momentum as I wonder at what it could mean, where it could take place, why, and what if? . . . And then, I write. ~ Tyrean Martinson, A Jumble of 500+ Writing Prompts I found this quote very appropriate for today as I contemplate…

Neeka’s Story: Discover Challenge – Apologies (and a story recap!)

I switched up my days for posting this because yesterday the Writing Thoughts post just had to be written and wouldn’t leave me alone, so I hope you forgive me.  This week’s Discover Challenge theme is, appropriately, Apology: Apologies — giving them, receiving them, accepting them, withholding them — are powerful …. They’re moments of vulnerability, of profound…