Six word story challenge: Hoard

Aching, I treasure everything you touched. My submission to this week's Six Word Story Challenge at Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Nicola's blog. Why don't you head over there and check out the other entries - I think there are some really good ones this week!


Song Lyric Sunday: a scary song for Halloween

I've just read (and blogged about) Bruce Springsteen's new autobiography "Born to Run" and been inspired to listen to a lot of his music again, so I'm afraid I was always going to shoehorn the Boss into whatever Helen's prompt was for this week. Admittedly, I couldn't immediately think of a Halloween song in his … Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday: a scary song for Halloween

October 2016 #MicroStory Challenge

This is a great idea for those of us who love the Six Word Story Challenge – can you come up with a tweet-length story instead?

The theme is Halloween, and this is what I came up with:

I always loved Halloween. The one time of year I didn’t need a mask. Hiding in plain sight, you could say. #microstory

I Can't Possibly Be Wrong All the Time

Hey! Every month I post all the MicroStories I’d tweeted during the previous month, but this post isn’t about that so much. Some of my blogging friends suggested that I host a MicroStory contest, asking people to submit their own flash fiction entries. To be judged! (But not by me.)


This is entirely based on one of the suggester’s own weekly contest: Nicola Auckland hosts six word story contests over on her blog, Sometimes Stellar Storyteller. She has regular contests where people submit a six word story, based on a theme she provides. I won’t be that restrictive in word count (but, knock yourself out if you want to harness your inner Hemingway.)

Here are the rules:

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