Category Archives: Creative Writing

A Promise Kept –A Promise Broken

This is a fun one to try. Make a pangram story where each sentence begins with a consecutive letter of the alphabet. Don’t kid yourself, this is pretty easy until you get to ‘X’ and ‘Z’! Anyone can know the … Continue reading

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Just a Pretty Face

Once upon a time there was a fair maiden. She lived happily in her own little world in her own little corner of a garret. Her friends were odd little creatures:  the birds and the mice. But she was happy. … Continue reading

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The Twin Trees

There once was a time, oh so long ago, when the tree could talk. Yes, and if you were especially quiet walking through the wood, you might even hear it sing. But the tree loved to talk and could tell … Continue reading

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Protected: Musical Autobiography

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ThE WEdding Without an “E”

Here’s a hard one! Pick a letter, any letter, and write a description about something without using that letter. In this description of a wedding I did not use the letter “e”.  Now that’s a hard letter to take out. … Continue reading

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How the Tree Lost its Voice

I wrote this following Rudyard Kipling’s short stories, such as “How the Leopard Got His Spots.”  There once was a time, oh so long ago, when the tree could talk. Yes, and if you were especially quiet walking through the wood, … Continue reading

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The Price

Can you imagine meeting someone, anyone from the past? Who would you visit?  ~~~~~~~~ I stumbled over the uneven road as the crowds thrust each other aside in their anxiety to reach the place. My lips parted as if I … Continue reading

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Meeting Myself

 My objective in this was supposed to be to imagine meting someone famous. But I took a twist on it, and in some sort of time warp I meet my future self.  ~~~~~ My knees trembled slightly, though I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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In Perspective

As a fun exercise, I took a setting and described it from a couple of different perspectives. So, in the big city setting of Chicago, I wrote from the viewpoint of a pickpocket, a mother and her children, a farmer, … Continue reading

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The Adoption

I once heard the most beautiful allegory taken out of Genesis 3. God has adopted us, His children, but when we turned against Him, we gave our adoption papers to Satan. In order to get His children back, Jesus had to … Continue reading

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